The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is co-hosting two online sessions for employers in the Charlotte region to gain insight on industry perspectives of NC Workforce Credentials and Work-Based learning, and how they align with the skill sets businesses are hiring for. These discussions will provide an opportunity to shape the initial definition of NC Workforce Credentials and to identify the best models of work-based learning to build a highly qualified workforce. The July 21 session will focus on Information Technology, and the July 22 will focus on Life Sciences and Biotechnology.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020: Information Technology
Wednesday July 22, 2020: Life Sciences/Biotechnology
10 – 11:30 a.m.
NC Workforce Credentials are high-quality, non-degree credentials recognized by employers that help workers in North Carolina obtain in-demand living wage jobs. The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is partnering with myFutureNC, the NC Business Committee for Education, (NCBCE), the NC Community College System (NCCCS), NC Department of Commerce, NCWorks Commission, and the NC Association of Workforce Development Boards to strengthen the North Carolina workforce. These partners have been working together to define NC Workforce Credentials and Work-Based Learning models to support employer needs and employee development across the state. Business leader input is critical in defining what success looks like in North Carolina.