Upskilling your workforce

Often the best candidates for a new job are the people already working for your company. They understand the culture and the mission. Providing technical training for employees engaged in a high-growth cluster industry is a win-win-win: for the employer, the employee and the region.

Educational Data Systems, Inc. (EDSI)
EDSI is a workforce development, customized training and consulting company. EDSI assists individuals with the transition from unemployment to employment and from under-employment to self-sufficiency. The company provides business services and job seeker placement and retention services for various government programs and corporations across the country. EDSI works with public sector, private sector and labor organizations to research, analyze and assess their workforce development needs, leading to the development and implementation of strategies to recruit, hire and/or train current or future workers, and has placed more than 60,000 individuals into jobs since our founding.

Kenall Case Study – Susan

The M7 region’s four technical colleges offer an array of economic and workforce development services customized for individual employer and industry needs.

Gateway Technical College’s Business and Workforce Solutions  offers non-credit and credit training for individuals and businesses through employee training programs, business development assistance, professional development, and short-term customized training.

Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Office of Workforce & Economic Development offers career development, education, training, and technical assistance initiatives in partnership with the academic divisions of the college and the broader community to improve the performance and success of students, employees and businesses in MATC’s district.

Moraine Park Technical College’s Business and Industry services focus on talent and fostering business innovation. Business solutions include assessments, customized training, workshops/seminars, and small business development.

Waukesha County Technical College’s Center for Business Performance Solutions  provides customized training and value-added customer services by:

  • Working closely with in-house human resources and training managers.
  • Analyzing organizational training needs.
  • Offering assistance in workplace technology changes.
  • Solving specific business problems.
  • Developing custom-designed courses utilizing organization-specific documents, procedures and processes.
  • Coordinating training schedules to offer courses day or night at your place of business, on campus, or at an off-site location.
  • Creating short-term workshops.