IEDC’s Workforce Development Training Course

IEDC’s Workforce Development Training Course

International Economic Development Council

Workforce Development Training Course
Date: March 12-13, 2009
Location: Washington, DC metro area

Skilled workers are the backbone of a productive and efficient economy. Policy makers often face challenges in meeting business demands for skilled workers on one hand and potential employees in a welfare setup on the other. Economic developers can play a strategic role in bridging this gap. Learn about the basics of workforce development including the structure of the workforce system and sources of funding. Learn how economic developers can better integrate workforce strategies into their development plans.

Course Highlights:
• Objectives of workforce development
• Challenges and opportunities in developing a skilled workforce
• Sources of funding
• Regional and local strategies in workforce development
• Integrating workforce development into regional strategies

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Posted February 25, 2009

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