Workforce Development Resources
The Workforce Development CoP will work with workforce member-practitioners to ensure they can train and educate incoming and existing employees, who can then take advantage of the manufacturing renaissance happening in cities.
UMA Toolkits, Resources, & Initiatives
UMA Event Recordings
Webinar: “Building Apprenticeship Programs to Engage Youth in Manufacturing Careers,” facilitated by Steve Charters of Made in Montreal, featuring Claire Michaels of SFMade; Stephen Tuckers of Partners for a Competitive Workforce; James Bax from thyssenkrupp Bilstein, Inc.; and Sarah Mongeau from Foremetal. February 2017. Full presentation available here.
Webinar: “Strategic Partnerships to Connect Youth to the Trades in Detroit,” facilitated by Jen Guarino of Shinola, featuring Kathy Laird of Goodwill Industries and Tammie Jones of the United Way. Sponsored by Shinola. December 2016. Full presentation available here and you can read our Webinar Takeaways here.
Webinar: “Building Partnerships for Successful Workforce Development Programs,” facilitated by Member Claire Michaels, featuring Members Dan Swinney of Manufacturing Renaissance Council and Steve Jurash of Manufacturing Alliance of Philadelphia (Audio only)
Webinar: “How We Can Help You Build Workforce Partnerships,” a conversation facilitated by Member Claire Michaels (Audio only)
UMA Member Publications