Guest presenter Dr. Gerry Ghazi, J.D., Founder and Board member, Institute for American Apprenticeships (IAA), describes how apprenticeship is a workforce development tool. Registered apprenticeship is a formalized approach to what businesses do already. The presentation explains the three phases of business engagement and shares successful strategies in working with employers that include research and preparation; discussion and follow-up; and closing the deal. 

Comprehensive Registered Apprenticeship training provided to CareerSource Apprenticeship Navigators covers the key elements of Registered Apprenticeships and helps to communicate the value of Registered Apprenticeships to businesses, education providers and associations in their regions.

Audience: Local workforce development boards

Date: April 2021