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Learning to Follow Before Leading


Today in the 7am hour, we welcomed Kaitlyn Sussex and Fred Tucker from the St. Petersburg College Workforce Institute. The SPC’s Workforce Institute is the non-degree seeking department of the college and focuses on professional training and certifications. They offer training in 85 industry recognized certifications in high-demand business sectors such as Information and Innovative Technologies, Manufacturing, Business and Finance, Health Care, Supply Chain, and Public Safety. The department works with new students first on an assessment to help them identify a career path for those unsure. Once enrolled, students can take advantage of a variety of benefits including Job Preparation and Placement, Resume Assistance, Interview Preparation, LinkedIn profile development, Job Search Strategies and more. Available funding sources for students that were discussed were WIOA, Youth Connect, and the Pinellas Opportunity Council. The department also offers corporate training for companies who want to train groups of employees. This is customizable and available at SPC or at the company. SPC is also part of the Global Corporate College, a network of 50 colleges and universities across the United States committed to delivering consistent high-quality training. Think of it as a one-stop training solution for companies with multiple locations. The college also has collaborative labs which function as your business team’s idea incubator, creative studio, business laboratory and planning factory. You can map hundreds of activities and then see the whole plan at once. It is web-based and real-time records capture team solutions and deliverables. A team of facilitators is available to employ a systematic approach to orienting your team to the situation — exploring new options, studying relevant trends and data, building models for addressing the challenge, testing these models, and facilitating the implementation for the most robust ideas. Other benefits include a cartoonist (yes a cartoonist), Interactive smart boards, video conferencing, LCD projectors/screens, plasma display, Wi-Fi, internet phone, color printers, music system, RF voting devices, digital video recorders, digital cameras, and groupware. The Workforce Institute is holding a career Expo, and Free Training event- August 18th. Learn more at!


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