Workforce Development Courses

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Benefits and Strategies to Hire and Retain Veterans

The National Veterans Chamber serves both the individual Veteran and the organizations that support our Veterans and military families. Veterans and military families are able to access resources to find jobs, start a business, and obtain advice in current employment. Employers benefit by accessing resources to help them create a welcoming military-friendly workplace, free training programs and access tax benefits when hiring military Veterans.

Instructor: Joseph Molina and Rene Carter

The House that SHE Built - providing scholarships for women in construction through a 2021 Parade Ho

The Utah Chapter of the NAHB Professional Women in Building began work last year to design and build a home that will be showcased in the 2021 Utah Valley Parade of Homes. The goal for this home is to highlight and utilize women professionals, skilled tradeswomen, and woman-owned companies for all stages of the project. The proceeds from the sale of the home following the Parade will be divided between scholarships, women-run charities, and future home projects like The House That SHE Built. In this session, we'll share the story of this project and its impact on the local community and future generations of women in building.

Instructor: Jennie Tanner
CEUs: 1 LU AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, and 1 RESNET credits

Building the Future of Energy Efficient Buildings Through Workforce Development

How do we ensure healthy, energy efficient buildings are part of the future built environment? How can we ensure we have enough qualified workers to make efficiency upgrades possible at scale in our current buildings? By training a workforce that is empowered and passionate about designing, constructing, and operating high-performance buildings and installing energy efficient building technologies. 

Instructor: Sarah Truitt, Madeline Salzman, Zachary Peterson, & Clint Shireman

Workforce Development and the Importance of Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

Corporate America is at a crossroads, says McKinsey & Company in its Women in the Workplace 2020 study. The choices companies make today will have consequences on gender equality for decades. And when you think of an industry dominated by men, construction might be among the first to come to mind. After all, of the people working in construction, women comprise only about 11 percent. Even smaller is the number of women on the front lines of a job site—only one for every 100 employees in the field, according to the Women in Construction: The State of the Industry in 2021 by BigRentz.

Instructor: Lakisha Ann Woods
CEUs: 1 LU AIA, 1 BPI, 1 NAHB, 1 NARI, and 1 RESNET credits
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