Upcoming IEDC Training Course: Workforce Development Strategies

International Economic Development Council
Alexandria, VA

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Training Course: Workforce Development Strategies

Dates: June 1-2, 2017
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Member Rate: $650

Non-member Rate: $800

CEcD Exam: Elective

Skilled workers are the backbone of a productive and efficient economy, and a critical decision point in today's business location decisions. This versatile course explains the essential relationship between economic and workforce development through case studies, practical examples, and current research. Course participants will learn what programs currently leverage federal, state/provincial, and local financial resources to support workforce development. Learn about what you can do through collaborative programs to build the workforce pipeline and upgrade the skills of your community's existing workforce. Other topics will include: the emerging demand-driven model in workforce development, sector strategies for targeted industry clusters, K-12 development and integration, occupational analysis, talent attraction, and more.

A Few Course Highlights:
• The core components of the workforce development system and its essential role in economic development
• Understanding occupational data analysis
• Assessing qualifications, skills and abilities of current workforce
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Diane Lupke, CEcD FM

President & CEO

Lupke & Associates

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John Metcalf

President

Workforce Systems Associates

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Vernon Gerth, CEcD

Assistant City Administrator, Community & Economic Development

City of Franklin, TN

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Accommodations/Training Location:

This course is held in conjunction with IEDC’s 2017 Economic Future Forum June 4-6. See more information in our e-brochure.

Little Rock Marriott
3 Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (877) 759-6290

Published on:

May 23, 2017
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