Denham Springs Walmart launches Walmart Community Academy to offer training in retail


FILE – This June 25, 2019, file photo shows the entrance to a Walmart in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Walmart has launched a training network of 200 Walmart Training Academies nationwide, and one of those is at the Walmart Supercenter in Denham Springs.

In-store training staff run the academy, training Walmart associates so they can improve their retail skills and lay a path for career growth, according to a company spokesperson.

Another facet of the academy is free and available to the public. It includes virtual classes covering subjects from personal finance to career advancement. Some sessions even educate participants on how to purchase cars and homes.

For more information, click here. To register for the community academy, click here.


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