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1 An Innovative Partnership between the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, industry, and education to address the need for skilled talent. Effectively Addressing the Need for Skilled Talent in Michigan

2 "Tomorrow's opportunities cannot be realized with yesterday's skills. It's time to develop the next generation of talent.” GOVERNOR RICK SNYDER

3 Industry Government Colleges K-12 Schools Michigan Advanced Technician Training

4 MAT 2 Program Overview  Students earn an associate’s degree with time spent in a classroom and real-world experiences at a company.  Companies invest in training by paying tuition, school stipend, wages during work period -- receiving a Return on Investment.  Companies have interns who contribute like a regular employee, require less training.  Companies don’t spend as much money on recruitment, retention, and re-training of new employees.

5 The Success of MAT 2 Program 2013 Mechatronics Students 31 Companies: 11 Colleges 2 ( HenHenry Ford College and Oakland Community College 2014 Mechatronics Technical Product Design Information Technology Students 68 Companies 29 Colleges3 (HFC, OCC, and Macomb Community College College, and Macomb Community College)

6 Current MAT 2 Programs Mechatronics Technical Product Design Information Technology Computer Numerical Control

7 What will students learn during this program?  A combination of electrical, mechanical and electronic competences to solve system-based problems.  Identify, analyze, and solve systematic problems.  Learn basic solutions using a holistic approach.  How to support engineers, modify machines, make minor changes, repairs, test, and provide maintenance for related equipment. Mechatronics Technician

8 What will students learn in this program?  Prepares individuals for duties that create or modify product design.  How to work with engineers, model makers, sales and marketing staff and other skilled people, often in intercultural or global teams.  Become competent in use and creation of internal/client presentations, 2D drawings, technical documentation, 3-D models, and computer simulations. Technical Product Design

9 What will students learn in this program?  Competent in the technical, business, and customer areas of IT  How to navigate and adapt to the dynamic technology landscape  Installing, troubleshooting, maintaining and updating technologies  Communicate to both internal and external customers  Specialize in one of three tracks: Software Track Infrastructure Track IT Security Track Information Technology 9

10 What will students learn in this program?  CNC manufacturing technicians will be able to set-up, operate, and produce high quality products using CNC machines.  Graduates will be prepared to enter the workforce as CNC machine operators with the ability to plan, set-up, and produce a variety of products..  Graduates will be competent in blueprint reading, gauging and inspection, statistical process control, and machine tooling. Computer Numerical Control

11 2015 MAT 2 Colleges and Programs Mechatronics Oakland Community College Macomb Community College Lansing Community College Henry Ford College Baker College-Cadillac Information Technology Oakland Community College Lansing Community College Technical Product Design Mott Community College Macomb Community College Computer Numerical Control Baker College-Charlevoix Delta College Henry Ford College Kalamazoo Valley Community College North Central Michigan College 11

12 School and Work Schedule Year 1 Work School Work School Work Year 2 Year 3 School Work Year 1: 4 School Periods and 2 Work Periods Year 2: 3 School Periods and 3 Work Periods Year 3: 2 School Periods and 4 Work Periods

13 MAT Program Goals Student Applicants 2,000* * 2,000 applicants required to obtain 200 highly qualified students for the program. Company Slots for Students 200* * Job placements needed in 2015 for MAT 2 students

14 14 How You Can Become A MAT 2 Employer 14

15 Value of MAT 2 1.Known, reputable model of building a competent workforce 2.NOT a short term Certificate training strategy 3.Industry defined curriculum (DACUM) resulting in Associate’s Degree. In addition, the programs are approved by Department of Labor. 4.Statewide standardized curriculum minimizing educational variations between colleges

16 Value of MAT 2 5. Competency based learning, NOT time based 6.School/Work pattern builds long term behavior and memory patterns 7.Behavioral and attitudinal components addressed 8.Grow commitment on both sides  Long-term loyalty and identity with company  Less turnover  Building work rotations add business value sooner than internship/co-op, etc.

17 Value of MAT 2 9.Social good and business sense 10.Continued employment upon graduation assures return on investment. (3 yr. school + 2 yr. full-time employment) 11. Pro-rated pay back if student quits/fired

18 Candidate Review  Select Profession (Program)  Select Cohort, Community College and # of students  Submit to Gain access to MAT 2 applicants through online portal Review candidate info Attend Company Fair (when applicable) Select MAT 2 candidate(s) for employment Sign contract with MAT 2 student Finalize remaining details Introduction to Program Manager(s) Sign formal MAT 2 agreement Initial Meeting  Meet with MAT 2 Administration  Check Minimum Requirements Submit Reservation Candidate Selection Preparation and Development  Steps for Interested Companies 18

19 MAT 2 Information MAT 2 Team Website Info: Ryan Hundt-Employer Recruitment Michigan Economic Development Corporation cell office Learn More: Employer Webinars March 11, 2015 March 25, :00 pm to 3:00 pm Register:


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