Workforce Strategy Workshop
Shape the future
of workforce development
within your institution
Ready to shape the future of workforce development within your institution and community? Join us for an engaging and informative workshop on workforce development strategy, designed specifically for both new and seasoned workforce development professionals from community colleges, technical colleges, and universities. This workshop aims to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to navigate the dynamic landscape of workforce education and training. Immerse yourself in an interactive and collaborative learning environment, providing you with practical tools and strategies to enhance your effectiveness in the field of workforce development. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting your career, the Workforce Strategy Workshop is your gateway to staying ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of workforce development. Don't miss this opportunity for a truly transformative experience! Join us and be at the forefront of shaping the future of workforce development.
Program Dates and Times
March 26 – May 14, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. (EDT)
How It Works
Who Should Register?
We invite workforce development professionals, new and experienced, from community colleges, technical colleges and universities to participate.
Embark on a journey of professional development with our “Workforce Strategy” workshop, where we delve into key aspects to shape the future of workforce education and training at your institution. Here’s a glimpse into the rich tapestry of topics awaiting exploration and one or two highlights for each topic:
Economic and Workforce Development - Uncover the critical role of workforce development in fostering economic growth and chart a course for dynamic, regional-specific strategies aligned with workforce development goals.
Labor Market Information – Navigate the labyrinth of and effectively leverage labor market information to identify key areas for workforce program development, ensuring alignment with industry needs.
Employer Engagement - Gain insights into engaging employers to garner support for workforce programs, including hiring graduates and defining program competencies. Explore best practices for establishing strong and lasting partnerships with industry leaders. Assess the breadth and depth of employer engagement with workforce programs, providing a comprehensive understanding of the success and impact of collaborative efforts and a strategy to move forward.
Credit and Noncredit Workforce Programming - Navigate the nuances between credit and noncredit workforce programming, understanding the implications for program design, delivery, and outcomes. Delve into the world of credentials and identify those with significant value in the workforce. Explore both credit and noncredit pathways that contribute to the economic mobility of students.
Workforce Program Design and Development - Explore methodologies for designing workforce programs that mirror industry needs and ensure graduates are well-prepared for the workforce.
Workforce Program Implementation - Discover effective methods for measuring the return on investment (ROI) of workforce programs, showcasing their impact on students, employers, and the broader community.
Customer Service - Discover how to elevate the student and employer experience through a focus on exceptional customer service, a cornerstone for success in workforce education and training.