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We read almost daily about the need for upskilling and reskilling the workforce and the opportunity for higher education institutions to provide training through microcredential programs. While a recent survey by Collegis Education and UPCEA confirms this need, the fact is many colleges and universities who offer microcredentials have realized only meager enrollments. For microcredential programs to succeed, aligning with regional workforce needs is critical — and institutions can grab the attention of employers and grow their programs at scale through corporate partnerships
Rethink the way you are communicating to the market to get the attention of employers and drive success:
These strategies can help you approach employers in your region and begin building a foundation for scalable enrollment growth. For more details on employer preferences and primary considerations for collaborating with an institution, read Collegis Education and UPCEA’s infographic.
By Dr. Tracy Chapman, Chief Academic Officer at Collegis Education
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