Economic & Workforce Development

Economic & Workforce DevelopmentThe EWD Committee will identify and develop projects that support business and education collaboration to meet 21st century workforce development challenges. The EWD will create Task Forces that build Irvine’s workforce readiness, generate high skilled jobs, enhance Irvine’s ability to keep and attract talent, and help businesses grow and prosper.


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February 15, 2017

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  • Help launch our new Ethics Forum in our high schools
  • Support the Career Edge program working to prepare Irvine Valley College students for the workplace – mentors/tutors needed for February 25.
  • An ATEP update – meet the new Director of Business Development
  • And help us tackle new issues that emerged from January’s Forward Focus including:
    • Four Generations in the Workplace – we’ll evaluate programs, activities and events suggested to help our businesses better harness this energy. 
    • What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up? – identify new partnerships and opportunities to influence decisions and educate students about a wider range of career choices.
    • Social Media, Business Connections and Customer Acquisition – programs, activities and outreach.

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EWD chart

Each bubble represents an area of focus for this committee.

 

john kurth

Chair: John Kurth
Syntactics Sales Scripting

brian dozer

Chair: Brian Dozer
Webster University

 


 

 

The Economic & Workforce Development Committee Mission Statement

The EWD Committee will identify and develop projects that support business and education collaboration to meet 21st century workforce development challenges.  The EWD will create Task Forces that build Irvine’s workforce readiness, generate high skilled jobs, enhance Irvine’s ability to keep and attract talent and help businesses grow and prosper.


The Economic & Workforce Development Committee Meeting Dates

Every third Wednesday of the month (4 pm - 5 pm)  All meetings held at the Irvine Chamber.