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The Impact of Employer Commitment vs. Workforce Development Training Programs in Michigan (2015)
Co-Learning Plan - 2015
Author: Marcus Jones, Detroit Training Center
Workforce Development is an important component in Economic Development and a primary focus for Michigan's political leaders. Determining success rates of various workforce Development models is incredibly important in properly spending on workforce programs. The Detroit Training Center investigated the variable success rates of employer -led and non-employer led training programs in Southeast Michigan. This Co-Learning Plan specifically addressed student enrollment, attendance, tardiness and successful completion of training programs. It examined the job placement and the retention rate of employer led training programs compared to the rate of non-employer led training programs.
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