Innovation Empowered

Technology Career Readiness Program

Updated - January 2020

All-Hand Meeting Agenda

  • Ice Breaker
  • Overview - Career Readiness Program
  • Requirements
  • Learning Plan
  • Time Tracker
  • Group Project - Unrulr
  • Individual Project

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What is the Ka’ana Solutions Career Readiness Program?

  • For-credit elective - academic record
    • 60 hours per semester
  • Runs the HTA Support Portal
  • Virtual and Face-to-Face work
    • Face-to-Face Workshops 2 / month
    • Face-to-Face Check ins 2 / month
    • Zoom meetings - 2 / month
  • Design, develop, and implement community-focused solutions
  • Create new business opportunities

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Schedule 2019 - 2020

1st Semester - Aug to Dec 2019

2nd Semester - Jan to May 2020

  • Weekly virtual check-ins
  • In-person training workshop
  • Project and support work
  • Community presentations

Summer 2020 - strategic planning internships for selected students

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Skills you will learn

  • Personal time management
  • Professional communications
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Product management
  • Value-based decision making
  • Customer service and support

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Tools you will use

  • Intercom - automated chat platform
  • Slack - team communications
  • Guru - knowledge management
  • Google - productivity applications

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Expectations

  • 6 hour in-person training meeting (September/February)
  • All-hands virtual meeting every week (Fridays at 11:30am)
  • Face-to-Face Collaboration Workshops (Twice a month-Fridays)
  • 90 minute knowledge sharing sessions (Twice a month-Tues or Thurs)
  • Community IT projects
  • Project portfolio completed
  • Weekly time tracking
  • Community demo day (December/May)

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Semester Requirements - 60 hours per semester

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Kaʻana
Aloha

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kaʻana (Hawaiian)

To divide, share, apportion.

hoʻo.kaʻana To divide equally

among, share.

From Ulukau Hawaiian Dictionary via University of Hawaiʻi Press

Program Overview - Informational Briefing Jan 2020 - Google Slides