Sunday, June 23, 2024

Local economic partners holding event to discuss Compete LA program

by BIZ Magazine

The universities in the Louisiana system are working to help adults through the Compete LA program. Come learn more about this informational initiative on Tuesday, June 18 at 8 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites.

This event is made possible thanks to community partners the Bossier Chamber of Commerce, Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, North Louisiana Economic Partnership and Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce.

Here are 5 things you’ll learn at the event:

  • Internship opportunities for students are important as is supporting existing employees with some college credit by encouraging them to re-enroll to finish their degrees.
  • Compete LA coaches help students to apply and find the program that is right for them. They can help them decide between online, hybrid or eight-week courses. 
  • Dr. Jim Henderson will break down the program and how it is designed to build our workforce.
  • Get the statistics. How many people are short of completing their degree and how can this program help?
  • Learn how as a participating business, you will receive maximum exposure on the Compete LA website.

These topics will help you find out how you can help your employees twith this program.

Click here to buy tickets for Let’s Talk About: Compete LA. 

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