Detroit SHRM Workshop - Case Study with Interactive Discussion
"Closing Skill Gaps in Advanced Manufacturing:
How Industry is Driving Modern Competency-Based Education in Michigan -
The Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) Program"
We cannot successfully utilize the best, most modern and complex technology and equipment without attracting, developing and retaining the right talent. The key is innovative education in the right environment. MAT2 is one example that provides competitive skilled workers in the field of Mechatronics, IT, Product Design and CNC (Computer Numerically Control).
1) Understanding – WHAT is MAT2 and why it is successful today
2) Believing – WHY MAT2 is a viable option for your company to close existing gaps
3) Accelerating – HOW to get your company on board to close skill gaps on YOUR side
Thomas Baumann, CEO, Orbitak International LLC (Moderator)
Dr. Timothy Meyer, President, OCC Auburn Hills Campus
Jacqui Mieksztyn, Sr. Mgr. Talent Investment Agency, State of Michigan
Sophie Stepke, Human Resources, ZF
Deborah Bayer, Dean of Public Service and CREST, OCC
Mike Gidley, Executive Vice President, Pontiac Coil
Patrick Hillberg, Solutions Architect, Siemens PLM
David Piwowar, Vice President, Secure24
Kelsey Erne and RaLaMar Wiggens, MAT2 Students
7:30 – 8:00 am Networking, Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 am Announcements
8:15 – 10:45 am Presentation and Q&A
Detroit SHRM Members - $25
Non-Members - Special rate of $25!
This workshop has been approved for 2.5 General credits.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be received in writing by April 13th. Please send cancellation request via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Substitutions are allowed, however the non-member rate may apply.