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Throughout the entire year, WPTI leads the field in offering workforce professional development for beginners, advanced practitioners, program managers, and executive directors. WPTI offers both centralized trainings for professionals and on-site training and technical assistance tailored to meet the specific professional development needs of companies and organizations in our community.

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Jul 11, Tue
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Job Development Essentials: Partnering with Employers to Make the Right Match
In this course, participants will learn about the job development continuum, how to effectively understand employers’ needs, get new business, make the right placement matches, and begin to build loyalty among business customers.
Jul 18, Tue
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Retention Strategies that Get Results
In this training you will learn how to infuse the message of retention into every aspect of your program from day one and implement real working strategies.
Aug 8, Tue
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Facilitation Essentials
Workforce professionals are increasingly being called upon to lead workshops for participants from diverse backgrounds. Designing and implementing dynamic and empowering workshops requires staff to be equipped with effective training design and facilitation methods.
Aug 15, Tue
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Career Pathways: An Innovative Framework for Worker Advancement
This interactive workshop gives an overview of the Career Pathways Framework and helps program staff think about how they can implement the elements that make sense for their agency and their job seekers.
Sep 12, Tue
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Performance-Based Contracts
WPTI’s partner Public Works Partners will facilitate this training and offer its experience as public-sector executives who have overseen performance-based contracts. The training will empower you to fully understand and leverage your performance-based contracts, train your team to manage to-and-beyond performance metrics, and eventually exceed your targets.
Sep 14, Thu
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WPTI | Training
Employer Engagement: Securing Quality Job Leads and Making Placement Outcomes
This training will provide strategies on how to detect the obvious and hidden needs of employers and use that to further develop your sales pitch, refine your strategies for matching job seekers, engage the right businesses, and build lasting employer relationships.