Seattle Businesses Are Reinventing Team Training and Building

Connect2Classes Offers Custom Group Classes for Businesses to Learn and Grow

Seattle Businesses Are Reinventing Team Training and Building

In a thriving economy like Seattle, businesses know they need to cultivate strong teams in order to maintain their competitive edge. As baseball player Babe Ruth famously said, “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.”

While standard professional development options can be too focused on individual learning, businesses now have the option of working with local educational providers to design the perfect group learning experience. Connect2Classes is leading the way with a flexible approach to group professional development and amazing team building activities.

Building custom class offerings has become one of Connect2Classes most requested services. “We’ve been champions of experiential learning for a long time,” says CEO Dallas Jasper. “We have literally hundreds of world-class instructors available to us on any topic you can imagine.”

Whether staff require technical training or are committed to regular team building events, any business can request a tailor-made learning experience that is relevant to their specific industry and needs.

One local real estate company contacted Connect2Classes to organize onsite software training for their employees. Another company decided to encourage team bonding through soap making, and yet another local business hired a chef instructor to run team-building culinary games during a special cocktail party.

The Washington Department of Labor and Industry also took advantage of custom training for their staff. In need of Java training, they found that Connect2Classes offered a class in Seattle for a good price. “It became evident quickly that the number of staff we needed to take this training was increasing,” says Crystal Hensen, Services Development Core Team Manager. “So I called Connect2Classes, who helped us get the training we needed delivered locally instead!”

They were provided with different instructor options to choose from, which allowed them to select the best instructor for the job. “All of the instructors met the qualifications we needed, and they also offered different scheduling options for meeting our needs,” Hensen says.

Do you have a team that could learn to gel better? Professional level courses in communication, people skills, and conflict navigation help everyone develop their team-working abilities. If developing creativity and innovative thinking are your goals, Connect2Classes also works with instructors from creative industries who are experts at guiding teams through the creative process.

Team building and morale events also get a boost from this creative approach. Groups can request cooking classes such as sushi making, cupcake baking, French cuisine, and chocolate creations, or outdoor activities like paddle boarding, hiking, and perfecting your batting average. There are also over-21 events like wine tasting, cocktail mixing, brewing, and adult beverages along with art or photography. Creative businesses can even opt for glassblowing, metalworking, or woodworking.

What does your team need to learn and love to do? Just let Connect2Classes know and they can suggest the perfect training or event, onsite or off.

Click to request a private class.


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@mi-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.mi-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

[flipp]

More in Marketplace

Meticore main image
Meticore Weight Loss Reviews – Scam Pills or Honest Product?

Meticore is a weight loss supplement that adheres to the laws of… Continue reading

Best CBD for dogs
Best CBD Oil for Dogs – Buyer’s Guide (Updated 2020)

CBD oil is popular for its ability to reduce anxiety, ease pain,… Continue reading

Comcast Corporation has launched the Comcast RISE program to help strengthen and empower Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses hard hit by COVID-19.
BIPOC-owned small businesses in Auburn may now apply for support from Comcast RISE

Get marketing consultations, media placements, commercial creative production or technology services

Carina believes everyone deserves compassionate care and they’re helping bring it closer to home for you and your loved ones!
Find a homecare match, right here in King County

Carina homecare offers a safe and affordable alternative to long-term care

Revel Issaquah.
Order up! New independent living community serves made-to-order, full-flavor meals

Live cooking shows, chef competitions, a roadmap to the tastes of Southern BBQ… and so much more!

More than 30 different community hubs in Washington state will be equipped with WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” over the next few months to help students get online, participate in distance learning, and do their homework.
Coming soon: Safe spaces with free internet to help students participate in distance learning

Comcast launches 30 wifi-connected ‘Lift Zones’ in Washington, including 10+ King County locations

Best CBD gummies
Best CBD Gummies for Pain & Anxiety (2020)

Nearly 40 million Americans are diagnosed with anxiety every year, and 50… Continue reading

Revel has communities across the Western United States. Its newest community, Revel Issaquah, is now leasing at 2450 Newport Way NW. (Photo: Aaron Locke)
A new place to pursue your passions, or try something different

This community has all the amenities you need to live an independent life

Best CBD oil
Best CBD Oils to Buy for Pain Right Now

CBD oil is a reliable painkiller. It works on two separate pathways… Continue reading

If you’re curious about cannabis, a budtender at The Green Door can review the many options available.
Growing cannabis community: Rainier shop welcomes a new strain of consumer

Knowledgeable staff are happy to chat with curious customers

Revel has communities across the Western United States. Its newest community, Revel Issaquah, is now leasing at 2450 Newport Way NW. (Photo: Brandon Flint)
Find the right community by asking the right questions

True independence isn’t isolated aging in place; it’s freedom and support to pursue your passions.

Career advancement, networking opportunities and leadership development are key benefits graduates cite as benefits of their MBA or MSBA.
Top 3 Reasons to Get Your MBA Online

A rewarding business career begins at Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University