• Business Solutions – Business Engagement and Interaction


    This is a course in the business solutions package. Businesses are the primary customer of the workforce development system. This course focuses on strategies to build long-term relationships with employers, and maintain contact with them to meet emerging and changing needs. Acquire techniques for presentation or consultation to single businesses or large groups, in order to teach, inform, or persuade. Support businesses with an emphasis on identifying and understanding business current and future workforce needs. Become familiar with new and existing laws (i.e., ADA, EEO, WIOA) important to businesses and connect employers to customized services under those laws.


  • Business Solutions – Engagement with Economic Development


    This is a course in the Business Solutions Package. Engage effectively with Economic Development. First, learn the three functions of economic development – retaining businesses, growing businesses, and attracting businesses – and how workforce development can support these functions. Recognize the importance of building the connection between economic and workforce development and how to relate well with businesses using workforce knowledge and expertise to facilitate long-term partnerships. Develop an understanding of economic development’s role in recruiting, retaining, and supporting business growth.


  • Business Solutions – Linkages and Promotion of the Workforce System


    This is a course in the Business Solutions Package. Understand the importance and appropriate use of knowledge of the language businesses and industries speak, and how to act as a communication link between businesses, their needs and the workforce development system, and its services. Learn techniques to interpret and communicate Return on Investment (ROI) to and for businesses for increased partnership with the
    workforce system. Identify and market workforce solutions from a business



  • Business Solutions Certification Exam


    This exam is part of the Business Solutions Package. Professional certification exam for Business Solutions in workforce development. Upon successful completion of this exam, the student will receive a certification for Business Solutions.


  • Business Solutions Professional Certification


    Professional development courses created around the National Association for Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) 4 core defined areas of competency for Business and Employer Services.


  • Business Solutions – Talent Pipeline Development


    This is a course in the Business Solutions Package. Help businesses develop their talent pipeline. Learn strategies to identify the training needs of a business, including those for initial positions and those for career ladder opportunities. Understand techniques to use the knowledge of industry sector partnerships and career pathways to manage and develop talent for businesses and potential job seekers. Identifying the skills of the area’s labor pool and interpreting whether the business will be able to find the skilled workers it needs is key in helping businesses develop their talent pipeline.


  • National Farmworker Jobs Program: An Overview


    This course walks the student through NFJP services with a specific focus on delivery to migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

    Updated in 2019

    Keywords: NFJP

  • Foundations of Workforce Development Professional Certification


    Professional competency courses developed around the National Association for Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) core competency defined areas.

    This certification updates and replaces the Core Skills Professional Certification and the National Tier 1 Professional Certification.

    Package includes the following courses, plus two attempts at the final exam:

    1. Business and Economic Development Intelligence
    2. Career Development Principles
    3. Collaboration, Problem Solving, and Teamwork
    4. Customer Service Methodology
    5. Diversity in Workforce Development
    6. Labor Market Information and Intelligence
    7. Principles of Communication
    8. Program Implementation Principles and Strategies
    9. Workforce Development Structure, Policies, and Programs
    10. Foundations of Workforce Development Professional Certification Exam

    Successful completion of this course & exam package satisfies the Competency in Nine Areas requirement towards the Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) credential from NAWDP.

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