CREC Project News and Updates

CREC Meets with Leaders in Duluth for Talent Forecast Meeting

March 5, 2019

CREC’s Ken Poole and Jaleel Reed worked with the University of Northern Iowa’s Institute for Decision Making (IDM) to facilitate a meeting of the Talent Forecast working group as part of a talent development strategy process for the 10 counties around Duluth MN-Superior WI on February 4th.  More than 60 regional leaders participated, including Brian Hanson the CEO of APEX.  Former C2ER chair and current IDM director, Andrew Conrad, CERP and Karla Organist also helped lead the discussion.

About This Project

APEX – Workforce Skills Assessment and Plan
Start Date: Jan 1970 — End Date: Jan 1970

The CREC/IDM Project Team will complete a six-step process that results in the development of a Workforce Assessment Report and Workforce Strategies applicable to both the urban core and rural areas of the 10-county region. The process will encompass a dual focus to address challenges associated with the region’s (1) general talent availability and (2) […]

About the Client

APEX

APEX is a private sector-led business development engine established to promote sustainable growth in the APEX region. APEX investor-members represent many of the largest and most influential organizations in the region with a vested interest in business attraction, expansion and retention. APEX business and economic development efforts focus on areas including aviation, technology, manufacturing, professional […]