That's a Wrap

MoldMaking Technology completed its 2015 educational webinar series on effective ways to fill the skills gap last month, and it was a hit. Each webinar focused on a specific strategy from reshoring and recruiting to training and retaining. Attendees walked away with a strategic vision on how to be a part of the solution for the skilled workforce challenge. You can review all the recorded webinars here.

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MoldMaking Technology MoldMaking Technology completed its 2015 educational webinar series on effective ways to fill the skills gap last month, and it was a hit. Each webinar focused on a specific strategy from reshoring and recruiting to training and retaining. Attendees walked away with a strategic vision on how to be a part of the solution for the skilled workforce challenge. You can review all the recorded webinars below.
 

Recruiting and Reshoring to Fill the Skills Gap: Key Elements of a National Skills Strategy

This webinar provides clear evidence that manufacturing is returning to the U.S. and that the skilled manufacturing “professions” are a better choice for most of our youth and for our society. It also presents tools for making the required changes in perception within your community. 

Industry-Driven Approach to Manufacturing Education to Fill the Skills Gap: Key Elements of a State Skills Strategy

Learn about the Michigan Advanced Technician Training program (MAT²®), which is an innovative and industry-defined approach to education. Listen to learn about this unique program, its participants and how others can get involved to bring this to their area.

Getting Real about Manufacturing Education to Fill the Skills Gap: Key Elements of a Local Teaching Strategy

Hear about a program that functions as a student-run manufacturing business, which involves students managing real customers, making real products, meeting real deadlines, facing real day-to-day manufacturing challenges, while making real money in the process. Cardinal Manufacturing founder and instructor Craig Ceigleski, as well as from the leader of a replica program in Hurley, Wisconsin, explain how to establish and support this type of teaching in your local district.

Working Inside and Outside Your Shop to Fill the Skills Gap: Key Elements of a Shop Training Strategy

Collaboration and personnel development can be used to improve toolmaking operations while helping to fill the skills gap, and Westminster Tool is one such example. Learn how a baseline of soft skills as well as collaboration with local manufacturers and academia has allowed this mold builder to be a technical organization capable of training its next generation of skilled employees.

 

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