Businesses & Professionals

Businesses & Professionals

The Covestro Center for Community Engagement helps you do well by doing good. Our programs encourage a balance of your company’s focus areas, your team’s individual skills, and the needs of the community. Your team members help strengthen nonprofits while building their own technical and leadership skills.


The Benefits are Endless

Social Responsibility

  • Apply new talent and skills toward building a strong community and solving social issues
  • Strengthen nonprofit partnerships
  • Build nonprofit capacity

Workforce Engagement

  • Attract and retain service-minded workforce by providing opportunities for meaningful service
  • Build teams for an interconnected workplace
  • Increase morale and purpose

People Development

  • Build competencies and sharpens professional skills
  • Apply skills in a new context, which builds leadership
  • Build professional relationships across departments and business units
  • Strengthen leadership skills by applying knowledge and training to concrete situations

Innovation

  • Stimulate new thinking and approaches to complex challenges
  • Provide opportunities to work in a resource-constrained environment
  • Shift mindsets and build new problem solving techniques on the job

Reputation

  • Build good will and a strong marketing edge
  • Create new community relationships

 

Yong Board

“The experience has given me confidence in my own leadership to embrace new challenges in a different environment. Although the context of challenges may have changed, the principles and ideas that are crucial to success in a business setting have proved to be true in the nonprofit environment.”

-Yong-Gyun Choi, Alcoa

 

Ready to get started? Learn more about each of our programs: BoardsWork!, SkillShare, and Executive Service Corps

Reach out to explore the best option for you. Email ccce@rmu.edu or call 412-397-6366.