Education / Training http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Obama Unveils $4.1 Trillion Election-Tinged Budget http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A "computer science for all" program would give schools $4 billion to teach a "new basic skill" and help modernize workforce skills, while clean energy and cybersecurity are also priorities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget#comments Education / Training Energy Public Policy Global Economy Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:21:00 +0000 251561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at&nbsp;a meeting with members of the&nbsp;national security team and cybersecurity advisors.</p> Getty Images Software Eats Manufacturing (and Manufacturing Gains) http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains <div class="field-byline"> Mark Muro, Kelly Kline and Bruce Katz </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From hardware startups to the skills gap, five takeaways from the Brookings Institution's advanced industries regional workshop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains#comments Automation Cloud Computing Industry Clusters Digital Tools Education / Training Technology The Latest Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:03:00 +0000 251011 at http://www.industryweek.com Tesla Michigan Universities' Alliance Has $17.5 Billion Impact http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/michigan-universities-alliance-has-175-billion-impact <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For every dollar the state invests in the three URC universities, Michigan now reaps $22 in economic benefits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/michigan-universities-alliance-has-175-billion-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/michigan-universities-alliance-has-175-billion-impact#comments Education / Training Expansion Management Workforce The Latest Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:25:00 +0000 233171 at http://www.industryweek.com URC NIMS Sets New Record for Skills Certifications in 2015 http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/nims-sets-new-record-skills-certifications-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) issued a record 21,420 credentials during 2015 to individuals seeking job-related certification.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/nims-sets-new-record-skills-certifications-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/nims-sets-new-record-skills-certifications-2015#comments American Machinist RSS IndustryWeek Wire Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:15:00 +0000 219581 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>&ldquo;Our industry will need to fill over 100,000 jobs over the next decade, which begins with equipping students and workers today with industry-recognized credentials that prepare them for current and future jobs,&rdquo; stated NIMS executive director Jim Wall.&nbsp; &ldquo;These jobs will require more advanced skills, particularly around the use of technology, so training candidates to industry standards is imperative.&rdquo;</p> Solving the Workforce Shortage http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/solving-workforce-shortage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From phone calls to state senators to machining classrooms on wheels, manufacturers get creative, in big and small ways, to cultivate workers for skilled positions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/solving-workforce-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/solving-workforce-shortage#comments Education / Training Leadership Workforce Gold Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:27:00 +0000 216411 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Northern Kentucky FAME apprentices Kaylee Griffin and Abdou Ba use the circuit training board during class at Gateway Community and Technical College.</p> KY FAME A Breath Away from Catastrophe: Creating Mindful Work Environments http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments <div class="field-byline"> Tom Wojick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How promoting mindfulness in the workplace strengthens your workplace safety strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Education / Training Corporate Culture Safety The Latest Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 214771 at http://www.industryweek.com NIMS Initiative to Address High-Tech Industrial 'Skills Gap' http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/nims-initiative-address-high-tech-industrial-skills-gap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NIMS, LIFT, and Ivy Tech will develop programs for training in high-tech industrial technology maintenance skills. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/nims-initiative-address-high-tech-industrial-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/nims-initiative-address-high-tech-industrial-skills-gap#comments American Machinist RSS IndustryWeek Wire Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:50:00 +0000 214681 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>ITM skills are focused on maintaining, troubleshooting, and improving complex machines and automation systems, including multi-axis machines, conveying operations, robotics, and hydraulic systems.</p> Leadership Lab Gives Women in Manufacturing a Boost http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/leadership-lab-gives-women-manufacturing-boost <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Scholarships for the training, funded by the GE Foundation, will go to women at small and mid-sized companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/leadership-lab-gives-women-manufacturing-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/leadership-lab-gives-women-manufacturing-boost#comments Education / Training Workforce The Latest Thu, 21 Jan 2016 21:46:00 +0000 213881 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Are We Losing Half Our Talent Due to Outdated Education Methods? http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/are-we-losing-half-our-talent-due-outdated-education-methods <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New teaching styles are needed to encourage young men to pursue college degrees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/are-we-losing-half-our-talent-due-outdated-education-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/are-we-losing-half-our-talent-due-outdated-education-methods#comments IndustryWeek Wire MH&L RSS Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:10:00 +0000 211181 at http://www.industryweek.com Closing the Nation's Skills Gap http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/closing-nations-skills-gap <div class="field-byline"> Glenn Marshall, Newport News Shipbuilding (retired) </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Augmented Reality plus Training Within Industry equals a skills gap solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/closing-nations-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/closing-nations-skills-gap#comments Education / Training Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:21:00 +0000 210731 at http://www.industryweek.com