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The following vendors are all on master contract through Enterprise Talent Development. If you would like to utilize a vendor for your office or agency please contact ETD Training by emailing us at


Headquartered in Minnesota, for over 20 years edChunk has provided training, communications, and instructional design services to fortune 500 clients and government organizations. EdChunk focuses on training and education strategies that address organizational problems while creating engaging, impactful experiences for the learner. EdChunk produces learning centers, eLearning, mobile learning, virtual tours, videos, animations, classroom courses, job aids, all types of instructional media. EdChunk created the edTotal Learning Record Store (LRS). The edTotal LRS anchors edChunk’s strategy for learning management. (Website:

Eisele and Associates Inc

Eisele and Associates specializes in the areas of leadership development, project management, management development, quality improvement, and interpersonal skills. They have over 30 years of experience in training administration, course development, and project development. They have been certified in and/or are qualified in: Project Management Professional (PMP); Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; Certified Scrum Master (CSM); Performance Management (Aubrey Daniels); LIFO Orientation Training (Stuart Atkins); Leadership Architect (Lominger Limited, Inc.); FIRO B; DiSC; Team Dimensions Profile. (Website: Not available)

Lumin Advantage Consulting

Lumin Advantage Consulting is a woman-owned, small business located in Minnesota. They have extensive relevant education, training, and experience as facilitators and trainers in the public sector. Lumin Advantage has developed and successfully delivered numerous stand-alone classes and over 75 year-long, multi-session professional and leadership development programs for federal, state, county, and city governments across the United States. Lumin offers expertise in the area of professional and leadership development, development and delivery of multi-session, annual programs, institutes, and academies, organization-level experience in: strategic planning, succession planning, performance management, employee engagement, leadership development, career development, and supervisory and management development. (Website:

Mateffy and Company

Mateffy and Company is a training and development firm located in Minnesota. Since 1987, Mateffy and Company has provided instructional design, hiring and performance development services. They have designed and presented leadership and employee development and engagement programs for many public and private sector clients. They are known for their practical approaches to real life work challenges. (Website:

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Minnesota State)  

With thirty-seven institutions of higher education directly represented, Minnesota State can offer courses or institutes in every content area required throughout the state. Minnesota State teams are located throughout the State and can develop customized curricula that meets the needs of any and all departments within state government. Instructors have a wealth of knowledge to offer state employees in topics ranging from communication, strategic thinking, and technical know-how, to transitioning into management. (Website:

Humphrey School of Public Affairs

The Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs has partnered with the State of Minnesota to deliver the Senior Leadership Institute (SLI). With a strong record of high quality, interactive and engaging programming, the Humphrey School is a strong partner in the delivery of this important program. SLI is designed to nurture creativity and innovation as well as build leadership skills with a systems-focus throughout Minnesota's state agencies. (Website:


Simulation Powered Learning (SPL) has provided simulation based experimental skill-building for over 20 years. Their core expertise is in program and project management, agile and leadership development. SPL has worked with a host of government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and has been recognized internationally as a leader in providing simulation-based learning in the industry. In their simulation powered workshops, participants develop and improve critical workplace competencies by practicing new skills, concepts and tools in a safe environment. (Website:


Thera Rising specializes in transforming negative workplace cultures into climates of respect, responsibility, and pride. Their powerful strategies integrate 30 years of workplace experience with evidence-based practices in psychology, neuroplasticity, and continuous improvement. Thera Rising trains professionals in their proven methodologies, facilitates conflict resolution projects, seminars, keynotes, and executive coaching. Thera is a Greek word, meaning "to heal." (Website:

Winters Group

The Winters Group, Inc. is a minority-, woman-owned diversity and inclusion and organizational development consulting firm. For over three decades, The Winters Group has inspired ingenuity through inclusion, supporting organizations, large and small with developing sustainable diversity and inclusion strategies for game-changing organizational performance. The Winters Group’s vision is “a world that values, respects and leverages our similarities and differences.” Their mission is “to create transformative and sustainable solutions for individuals and organizations in support of their efforts to create more equitable and inclusive environments.” The Winters Group has helped hundreds of fortune 100 companies, not for profit organizations, education and the government succeed with organizational change by developing, executing, and measuring strategies that lead to breakthrough results. (Website:

Working Conversations

Working Conversations, LLC, specializes in leadership development, communication, and additional training and development in related areas. From executive coaching to training and development to keynote speaking they bring deep subject matter expertise to their clients. They have provided services on topics that include but not limited to: leadership development, workplace communication, strategic communication, virtual team communication, virtual team leadership and supervision, holding virtual meetings and webinars, difficult conversations, influence, delivering technical presentations, personal leadership, growth mindset, and emotional intelligence. (Website: Not available)

Zenger Folkman Company

Founded in 2003 by Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joseph Folkman. Zenger Folkman delivers high-impact leadership development and corporate training programs with the goal to help clients boost employee productivity, strengthen employee commitment and improve bottom-line profitability. Zenger Folkman’s training and development programs are backed by research gathered from over 500,000 individual 360-degree assessments. This means that a Zenger Folkman training program isn’t just a few good ideas born out of individual experiences—it is actionable information grounded in hard science and proven to drive measurable business results. (Website:


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