Together, our seven colleges equip students for success. They also provide economic benefits to business, taxpayers and the community.
As one of the largest community college districts in the state, our schools impact more students than a traditional four-year school. Our relationships with employers and the community allow us to remain agile and responsive to community needs.
In the Office of Global Economic Development, our daily work focuses on facilitating global business and workforce development for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
“Businesses, students, faculty — no matter who we serve, partnerships and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. And we do it on a large scale, across national boundaries.”
We encourage local businesses and entrepreneurs to take advantage of foreign trade opportunities.
FACT: Dallas’ top 5 area export markets are Mexico, Canada, Germany, China and Japan.
We build global relationships that facilitate opportunities for educational partnering.
FACT: Our colleges recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with M.S. Panwar Community College (India) to enhance cooperation between both institutions.
We increase productivity and growth of global companies through strategic development.
FACT: 45% of Dallas exports are to Free Trade Area (FTA) markets.
The Office of Global Economic Development also supports the Dallas County Community College District in its charge to:
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We can help you identify your global needs and support the strategic development and growth of your business.