IEDC's Workforce Development Strategies

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June 29 11:00 AM - June 30, 2023 5:30 PM

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 economics 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.