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UpSkill Works Forum: Blazing New Trails: The Untapped Potential of Apprenticeships

Thursday, June 10, 2021

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Webinar

Save to Calendar 2021-06-10 14:00:00 2021-06-10 15:00:00 UpSkill Works Forum: Blazing New Trails: The Untapped Potential of Apprenticeships Apprenticeships are making a comeback: unlike the apprenticeships of old, today’s apprenticeships are breaking into high-value, middle-skills jobs, combining formal learning with paid, on-the-job training experience and unlocking incredible value across the board. Is your company ready to embrace them?   Join us for an enlightening discussion with Joseph B. Fuller, Harvard Business School Professor of Management Practice, as we dispel some of today’s misperceptions about apprenticeships, discuss the emerging occupations and roles that are ripe for apprentice programs, and explore the value realized by employer and apprentice alike.  Leaders of the new Greater Houston Apprentice Network, a collective of employers, educators, and non-profits who have teamed up to help local Houston businesses establish successful apprentice programs within their organizations, will share more on their mission and details on their upcoming launch event and info session. Speakers include: Joseph B. Fuller, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School Mary Beth Gracy, Houston Office Managing Director, Accenture Dawn Spreeman-Heine, Managing Director Commercial Risk Solutions, Aon This is the first of two installments about the Greater Houston Apprenticeship network. Come with questions and leave with a clear path on how to kickstart your apprenticeship program. , , , Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
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Apprenticeships are making a comeback: unlike the apprenticeships of old, today’s apprenticeships are breaking into high-value, middle-skills jobs, combining formal learning with paid, on-the-job training experience and unlocking incredible value across the board. Is your company ready to embrace them?
 
Join us for an enlightening discussion with Joseph B. Fuller, Harvard Business School Professor of Management Practice, as we dispel some of today’s misperceptions about apprenticeships, discuss the emerging occupations and roles that are ripe for apprentice programs, and explore the value realized by employer and apprentice alike. 

Leaders of the new Greater Houston Apprentice Network, a collective of employers, educators, and non-profits who have teamed up to help local Houston businesses establish successful apprentice programs within their organizations, will share more on their mission and details on their upcoming launch event and info session.

Speakers include:

  • Joseph B. Fuller, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School
  • Mary Beth Gracy, Houston Office Managing Director, Accenture
  • Dawn Spreeman-Heine, Managing Director Commercial Risk Solutions, Aon

This is the first of two installments about the Greater Houston Apprenticeship network. Come with questions and leave with a clear path on how to kickstart your apprenticeship program.

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Individual

Questions?

Contact Elaine Blanco

eblanco@houston.org

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Virtual Meeting
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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Dow, Inc.
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Executive Partners