ERIC Number: ED437566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Business Performance Improvement--Examples of Successful Partnerships.
Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.
This report contains 36 1- or 2-page profiles of successful partnerships between Ohio businesses and industries and the EnterpriseOhio Network, a consortium of Ohio's two-year colleges and businesses formed to meet the state's work force development needs. The success stories illustrate how the EnterpriseOhio Network campuses and Ohio business, industry, and public sector organizations have collaborated to develop and apply powerful skill-building solutions to address both short- and long-term development issues. Some examples of the training solutions that have been implemented through the Network include the following: (1) a cost-effective approach to ISO 9000 certification training; (2) language training and training to upgrade employee skills in response to new technologies; (3) improved productivity through employee cross-training and customized computer training program; (4) training to provide employees with tools for quality control; (5) sophisticated machinist training for high-technology environments; (6) improving quality and profitability through technical writing training; (7) human resource development training to aid production floor reorganization; (8) school-to-work partnership to address future needs of electricians; and (9) internal auditor training to support a continuous improvement strategy. (KC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Institutional Cooperation, Labor Force Development, On the Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Partnerships in Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, State Programs, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
EnterpriseOhio Network, Workforce Development, Ohio Board of Regents, 30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor, Columbus, OH 43266-0417. Tel: 614-752-9487; Web site: http://www.enterpriseohio.org/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.