AI impact on manufacturing workforce development
AI is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry, enhancing workforce capabilities, aiding labor market analysis, and providing immersive training. By leveraging AI for job placement, retention, and succession planning, industries can adapt swiftly. Initiatives like NIST’s $70 million AI institute funding aim to foster innovation, resilience, and global competitiveness in manufacturing.
Virginia's New Labor Market Data Tool
When developing regional workforce solutions in the manufacturing sector, a common problem is spending money on labor market data for […]
Expanded Online Certificate Programs
The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) is excited to announce its expanded online certificate programs, including new educational offerings. Building on […]
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is at a pivotal point as it reaches its 10-year milestone. With a […]
Manufacturing as America's Defense Backbone
The significance of the manufacturing sector is frequently highlighted in discussions that focus on economic and personal benefits. Typically, these […]
Certificates vs. Certifications. What's the Difference?
At the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), we offer both certifications and certificates to ensure that our academic partners, employers, and […]
Registered Apprenticeship as a Business Strategy
Amidst evolving challenges, manufacturing leaders are turning to Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs) to enhance their workforce and secure business growth. […]
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The Manufacturing Skill Institute (MSI), as part of the workforce division of the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA), announced today that it has received a contract with the Office of Apprenticeship (OA) within the Department of Labors’ (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Shawn Avery
The Harvard Business Review reported over 9 million open jobs in the U.S. as of late April. While the COVID-19 pandemic attributed to this national record high, our talent pipeline was fractured long before this global crisis.