ERIC Number: ED415927
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Report on Business/Industry Services Grants, Fiscal Year 1997.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) has utilized its workforce preparation grant resources to provide an array of services to local businesses and new entrepreneurs. Community colleges in Illinois provided services that resulted in the startup, expansion, development, and retention of several thousand jobs and companies. These services included: (1) customized job training; (2) industrial, attraction, retention, and expansion activities; (3) entrepreneurship workshops and seminars for business owners and operators; (4) individualized counseling and management assistance; (5) contract procurement assistance; (6) workshops and noncredit courses; (7) employment, training, and job search services; and (8) small business incubators. The ICCB workforce preparation grant funds allowed for economic development and employee training during a time of great change, technological and otherwise, in the workplace. Appendices include tables of community college involvement with each of the community services. (YKH)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Education, Career Development, Community Colleges, Community Services, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employee Assistance Programs, Employment Programs, Entrepreneurship, Grants, Improvement Programs, Job Training, Labor Turnover, Organizational Objectives, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, Resource Allocation, School Business Relationship, School Role, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.