Event Registration-Workforce Development Board Business Services & Marketing Meeting & Forum: Certifying Worker Skills & Competencies
DATE / TIME:
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
2PM – 4PM

LOCATION:
Los Angeles Valley College - Presidents Conference Room
5800 Fulton Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91401 (Parking pass provided after RSVP)

TOPIC: Industry-Valued Credentials – Certifying Worker Skills and Competencies

JOIN US for a discussion among employers, business leaders and stakeholders from the social services, nonprofit, education, post-secondary, labor and government sectors about strategies and approaches to identify and utilize resources for training a skilled workforce.

Are there particular credentials, certifications, degrees or other documentation of skills attainment that communicate to businesses that a candidates is qualified perform particular functions and do certain jobs? If so, what are the credentials most valued and recognized by businesses?


This is one of four forums sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board and the City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department.

Please note this forum is also the December meeting of the Workforce Development Board's Business Services and Marketing Committee, chaired by Kenn Phillips, CEO of the Valley Economic Alliance.

BACKGROUND ON THESE FORUMS
The forums are input sessions to help develop a regional workforce development strategy for future investments in career pathways, training and services at the network of WorkSource Centers/America's Job Centers of California, YouthSource Centers, and the HIRE LA's Youth Employment program. This regional workforce plan seeks to improve services and programs to better serve, train and assist workers in employment/careers and to assist employers find and hire qualified, trained and work-ready candidates.

To see more details regarding the other forums, please call 213-744-7164 or visit www.wiblacity.org

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