In partnership with state agencies, business organizations, academic researchers and practitioners in the field, Commonwealth Corporation develops guide books and manuals, curricula, templates and other resources and tools to assist policymakers and service providers in designing workforce strategies, delivering workforce development services, and making decisions about state and regional priorities.

 

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Measuring Business Impact: Lessons Learned from Workforce Development in Massachusetts
This report examines the challenges and opportunities of measuring the impact of workforce development programs on employers. Measuring Business Impact looks at impact of the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund's (WCTF) 31 projects across multiple industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, trades and financial services.

 

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Partnerships: A Workforce Development Practitioner's Guide
Through our work as funders and evaluators, we have observed what characterizes partnerships in workforce development and what contributes to their effectiveness. This Guidebook contains the following elements designed to use useful for workforce practitioners: key questions and action steps at the end of each chapter, examples from partnerships, tools and templates that may be readily used by practitioners, and case studies.

 

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