Workforce Development

Fostering the success of American workers enables the advancement of American economic competitiveness. Unlike authoritarian economies that seek to create economic strength through government force, America’s greatness springs from the greatness of our people.

America’s growth in the 21st Century depends on our ability to educate and train our workers of all generations, and to rapidly scale modalities and methods to acquire new skills beyond those provided by traditional learning environments.

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Workforce Development — Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Purdue MEP has developed several Skills for Success programs to address the manufacturing skills gap in the areas of manufacturing, quality, and leadership. Our successful programs are helping thousands of people in the state of Indiana with the skills they need to be successful in the manufacturing sector and beyond.


Developing a National STEM Workforce Strategy: A Workshop Summary

STEM knowledge and skills enable individual opportunity and national competitiveness, and the nation needs to develop ways of ensuring access to high-quality education and training experiences for all students and workers at all levels.