Des Moines Area Community College

As a division of Des Moines Area Community College, DMACC Business Resources (DBR) has partnered with organizations across Iowa to provide an innovative process to invest in employee training to grow Iowa companies for over 30 years. From John Deere and Cline Tool to Principal Financial and Workiva, Iowa companies from various industries and sizes have benefited from their strategic collaboration with DBR.

The DBR staff provides workforce and economic development resources to businesses to ensure Iowa’s workforce has the skills and expertise needed to compete worldwide. DBR offers custom-designed solutions for business, non-profits and government agencies. DBR also administers the College's 260E and 260F job training programs that help a qualified business offset the cost of training new and existing workers. Access the Online Reimbursement System here.

DBR provides a broad spectrum of employee training and consulting services to businesses including:
  • Professional Development for Managers and Supervisors
  • Technical Training
  • Safety / OSHA Training
  • Employee Workplace Skills
  • Lean Manufacturing and for the office (workplacelean)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Waste Management and Control
DBR welcomes the opportunity to help your business and employees grow. Contact us at to discuss your possibilities.

Create a Scholars Program
Offering a needs-based scholar program is a great way to both give the gift of education and help ensure a continuous supply of employees who have the skills your business needs. Contact Kim Didier at 515-256-4917 or and Karen Stiles at 515-256-4917 or

Des Moines Area Community College

For nearly 50 years, DMACC has been trusted to develop effective training programs to meet the specific needs of business and industry. Get started today! Contact Mike Hoffman at 515-256-4901 or

For individuals seeking short-term, non-credit training, DMACC Continuing Education provides classes/certificates designed to build skills that are in demand by Central Iowa employers in the areas of:
  • Business & Professional Development
  • Computers
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing & Industrial Technology
  • Professional Licensure/Relicensure
  • Transportation

DMACC also offers a wide selection of online course options making it even easier for individuals to fit personal enrichment or professional development into their busy schedules. Every year we help thousands of employees build the solid technical skills and confidence to advance in the workplace of today and tomorrow!

Click here to view upcoming courses at

Hire DMACC Graduates
Through the DMACC Career Center you can:
  • Provide Classroom and Student Presentations
  • Conduct On-Campus Interviewing
  • Set up Information Tables to attract new employees
  • Hire DMACC graduates

Employers can also advertise job and internship openings to DMACC students and graduates for free at Contact Sara Moore at 515-964-6215 or for these opportunities and more.

Additionally, the DMACC Workforce Training Academy (WTA) produces committed, trained, and work-ready employees for your business for the following industries: Business & Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Transportation & Logistics. Learn more at

Want to work with DMACC students before they graduate? Offering internship opportunities is a great way to supplement your workforce and evaluate potential before hiring full-time positions. Contact Karen Stiles at 515-964-6484 or