The provision of a complex development of an enterprise, the implementation of innovative projects, the introduction of the efficient management systems requires the assistance of the corresponding staff. The rates of engineering and technological development stipulate the demand for constant increase of the level of professional skills of the staff. The requirements to the systems of training and improvement in specialists’ skill are changing as well. Nowadays traditional requirements to the level of pedagogical staff and technical equipment are supplemented with the requirements of versatility, the ability to respond to technical innovations and socio-economic changes promptly, to foresee a possibility of individualization of the training trajectory according to the professional requirements of an employer. The experience of O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv in cooperation with the public utility company “Kharkivvodokanal” on implementation of the project of industry-specific employer-sponsored training of an enterprise staff aimed at increasing the level of their theoretic and practical training has been described in the article.