Posts Tagged ‘workforce development center’


  • REGION CHARTERS COURSE TO TRAIN STUDENTS FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREERS

    November 1st, 2012 | Featured, News, Uncategorized

    Pathways to Results Process Connects Education and Business Resources; $500,000 Grant Boosts Effort The new world of advanced manufacturing requires a drastically different set of skills from its workforce. On October 25, 2012, private business, education and economic development leaders signed a charter to formalize the “Pathways to Results” process.  The process aligns K-12 coursework […]

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  • IMEC Lean Manufacturing Overview with Simulation Workshop

    February 28th, 2012 | Featured, News

    Meeting today’s manufacturing challenges demands a lean enterprise – streamlining product design and manufacturing by applying Lean Manufacturing principles, concepts and techniques. The primary focus of this effort is the continuous elimination of waste in the company’s business processes. Implementing Lean practices involves changing a work area or a business process to maximize efficiency, improve […]

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  • Area Manufacturers Hiring Skilled Workers

    February 6th, 2012 | Featured, News

    New JWCC Welding Training Opens Pipeline of Skilled Workers for Area Manufacturers A new four-week basic welding training program at John Wood Community College is opening a pipeline for area manufacturers seeking skilled workers for dozens of open positions. Because of the need to place welders in immediate openings, John Wood created a program to […]

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  • Workforce Development in Adams County and Quincy, Illinois

    Workforce Development in the Tri-States

    January 10th, 2011 | Featured, News

    John Wood Community College continues to be a valued partner in workforce development issues. At a little over a year old, the college’s state-of-the-art workforce development center has become the premier training facility in west central Illinois. At a time when many communities are just beginning to look at workforce development in response to the […]

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