Learn why a small business-education pilot in New Hampshire turned into a nationwide initiative for Anthem, Inc. to offer employees the chance at a college degree. Find out what the keys to success are in higher education for working adults. Discover how Anthem employees are developing skills through competency-based education, enabling them to take on more responsibility in their jobs, set new career goals, and earn promotions. Understand how these talent management improvements have boosted employee satisfaction and closed internal skills gaps.
During this webcast we will discuss:
- Reasons why employee higher education is a good investment for businesses
- How to encourage employees to pursue a college degree
- How to roll out a higher education initiative
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College for America at Southern New Hampshire University is an accredited, nonprofit college that helps employers up skill their workforce through competency-based associate’s and bachelor’s degrees—ones that are extraordinarily low cost, built for working adults, and uniquely applicable in the workplace. Our college is dedicated to better connecting workforce research, higher education, and labor market needs.
We partner with employers nationwide to offer their employees rigorous degrees that are earned by completing real-world projects and goals—instead of traditional lectures and credit hours. These projects are designed to be immediately applicable in the workplace, so employers see results on day one. They are self-scheduled and -paced, so students can fit school in around jobs and family responsibilities, which makes them more likely to persist and graduate. And, our degree programs are only $2,500 a year, extending tuition assistance budgets and making a degree possible for every frontline and nondegreed employee. www.collegeforamerica.org
College for America at Southern New Hampshire University
Chief Workforce Strategist,
College for America
Julian L. Alssid, Chief Workforce Strategist, is a nationally recognized expert in workforce development innovation and policy. He has over 20 years of experience working with decision makers who seek to grow the economy and create a pipeline of skilled talent. Prior to joining College for America, Julian founded the Workforce Strategy Center, where he advised over 20 states on workforce policy and established himself as a leader in promoting effective, practical solutions for implementing career pathways initiatives. Julian has also held senior positions in education and workforce development at the New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce (now the Partnership for New York City), LaGuardia Community College, and the Office of the Mayor of New York City.