Training & Education
The Staff Development Committee has been formed to bring a different level of training to the Chamber. This page will be utilized to display upcoming training and educational events put on by our Chamber members.
2018 Leadership Series of the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois Education Committee
The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois Education Committee is excited to announce the 2018 Leadership Series. The series is a great way for individuals to enhance their maximum potential through professional development.
The 2018 Leadership Series is open to anyone who wants to learn from experienced professionals and will be held at Southern Illinois Builders Association in O’Fallon, Ill., from 8-11 a.m. on the following dates:
• May 17 – Team Building (Mentoring, Leadership, Conflict Management, Managing Personalities and Workforce Development)
• June 21 – Embracing Diversity (Equal Opportunities, Multi-Generational Balance, Recruiting and Retention)
• July 19 – Cyber Security (Cyber Security Breach: Prevention, Repair and Recovery)
• August 16 – Innovative Budgeting in Changing Times (Financial Vision and Best Practices)
• September 20 – Strategic Planning (Competitive Intelligence, Strategic Visioning, Leading Change and Competitive Positioning Strategies)
The sessions cost $375 for all 6 sessions or $75 per session. Limited space is available, but companies may send multiple people to one or more sessions. For more information, please contact Liz at the Leadership Council by email at email@example.com or call (618) 692-9745. View the Flyer
2018 Metro East Start-Up Challenge
The purpose of MESC is to identify, recognize and reward entrepreneurship in the St. Louis Metro East region. First Round Applications open July 1st. View the Schedule and More Info
View 2017 Winner Announcement
View Sponsorship Levels and View SBDC 2017 Metro East Challenge Information
Business Series with Nathan Stooke
All Classes $25 Session include lunch. Attend all 4 sessions for $85. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org; View the Flyer
Tuesday July 10th 11am-1pm; What I'd Do Differently
Tuesday July 17th 11am-1pm; Hiring Rockstar Employees
Tuesday July 24th 11am-1pm; Leadership
Tuesday July 31st 11am-1pm; Growing Pains
Wisper University; Wisper Internet
9711 Fuesser Rd.; Mascoutah, IL 62258
On-the-Job Training Helping Your Business
Illinois WorkNet Centers offer On-the-Job Training (OJT) to help your business save hiring and training cost for new hires.
The OJT Program Provides:
Cost Savings; Excellent Employees; Convenience
Your Business Can Participate if:
- OJT position is permanent and full-time (32+ hours/week)
- OJT position pays at least $10/hour
Contact us to learn more about how your business can participate!
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Madison County Employment and Training Services
Through the Madison County Employment and Training Department and the Local One-Stop Centers, we can recruit a qualified pool of applicants tha tmeet the specific needs of your business or organization. The following services are provided:
- Recruitment Assistance
- Job Fair/Hiring Event Coordination
- Labor market Information
- On the Job Training (for qualified employees)
- Incumbent Worker Training (for qualified businesses)
Get Involved with Madison County Employment and Training - View the Flyer
Incumbent Worker Training
Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) can help qualifying companies upgrade the skills of existing employees that will ultimately help the company remain competitive, increase profits, and support the growth of the company. Based on the size of the company, up to 90% of the costs of training can be reimbursed through the program.
View the Flyer for Training Quick Facts
Requirements for Registering an Apprenticeship Program
Registered Apprenticeship benefits employers by providing them with a pipeline of skilled workers with industry-specific training and hands-on experience. Registered Apprenticeship programs are customizable to match the employer's need and highly flexible in order to always meet the employer's changing requirements.
View the Flyer to find out more about creating a Registered Apprenticeship Program