Productive Training Services was founded in 1988 by Joe Tabers, a business man with a passion for the value of continuous learning, positive attitudes and good relationships.

As a reader, goal setter and self-improvement advocate, Joe was motivated at a young age to study adult-learning principles and how adults learn best. What he discovered was that hands-on, interactive, engaging approaches to skill-development always win hands-down!  After seeking out and experiencing that learning approach many times with his own development goals, he became committed to bringing interactive learning and professional development to others. After working with two national training firms for over six years, Joe ventured out and Productive Training Services was born. He began with effective presentation skills and quality customer service training that garnered top ratings and impressive results and grew from there. With proven, interactive course design  and results he slowly added client-driven team communication and leadership improvement courses.

Fast forward since 1988 to 2018 our Productive Training team has helped  over 300 organizations and thousands of leaders and teams across the country to be more effective. Since the majority of our business is from repeat customers and referrals, we would love to have an opportunity to do the same for your organization.

Today we are still a user-friendly (but more seasoned) training and development firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We work best with organizations that are serious about helping their leaders and teams improve skills for greater organizational effectiveness, better service and profitability.Many of our clients are manufacturing, engineering and technology firms; however we also serve a variety of other organizations and clients when there is a good fit for our services.

Contact us to explore some of the ways we can help strengthen your leaders and teams.
We promise will help you build greater team and customer trust, communication and relationships.

Why Utilize Productive Training Services?

  • We care about people and their improvement

  • We thrive on helping others to become their best
  • We have supported talent development and performance improvement for over 30 years
  • Over 90% of customers hire us again for additional help or services
  • We love what we do and are passionate about making a positive difference
  • We have served organizations in almost all 50 states and four countries
  • We are very easy to work with and our results often pay for your investment
  • We believe that servant leadership and teamwork breed success
  • We will do great work with your team – satisfaction guaranteed!

Or you can call or e-mail us today to discuss your specific needs.
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