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  1. Advanced Manufacturing Center DOL Discretionary Grants Roundtable April 15, 2009 Atlanta, GA

  2. Agenda • Situational Analysis • Grant Goals • Unique Characteristics • Q&A

  3. Situational Analysis • Perception of Manufacturing • Baby Boomers • Increasing complexity • Critical for economy

  4. Manufacturing… • The U. S. share of worldwide manufacturing has been stable for the last 25 years. • World leader in manufacturing Gross Domestic Product (25% share), more than the next three countries combined. • U. S. Manufacturing continues to post strong year over year productivity gains.

  5. Baby Boomers Manufacturing Workers Aged 45 Years or Older

  6. Complexity • Technology driven processes • Requires highly skilled, multi-skilled employees • Low skilled jobs disappearing (or gone!)

  7. Goals • Develop a unique production based campus • Focus on Multi-skilled technicians • Incumbent training and traditional • On-line/hybrid modules • Increasing partnerships and collaboration

  8. Unique Characteristics • Partnership with Industry • Industry need: • People-development and instructional resources • Experience and knowledge of colleges • Colleges need: • Progressive models of workplace practices • Methods to develop people for workplace readiness

  9. Unique Characteristics • KCTCS locations – natural partners • GM – Bowling Green • Ford – Jefferson • Toyota – Bluegrass • Suppliers – 63 campuses statewide

  10. Unique Characteristics • Partnerships -- AMTEC • Automotive Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative • OEM, Suppliers and Community/Technical Colleges • Multi-skilled Maintenance Technicians • National Science Foundation

  11. Unique Characteristics • Learning area resembles a factory • No walls • Flexible space to change as customer needs change • Team based • Students experience real life environment • Troubleshooting “capstone”

  12. Unique Characteristics

  13. Unique Characteristics

  14. Unique Characteristics • Delivery options -- KCTCS On-line • On-line lecture • Flexible schedule hands on lab hours • Modular ‘chunks’ of courses • Open entry – open completion • Competency based

  15. Unique Characteristics • Career Pathways • Middle School – Machining lab • High School – Manufacturing Academy • Manufacturing “Boot Camps” • Articulation agreements with Universities • Internship opportunities

  16. Q&A

  17. Advanced Manufacturing Center DOL Discretionary Grants Roundtable April 15, 2009 Atlanta, GA W. Mark Manuel, PE mark.manuel@kctcs.edu