Below are a few common questions.
PEN will refer any organization or individual to the respective PEN partner for education or consulting services.
One partner will provide personal development resources to assist individuals with their personal development plan and overall life management, and soft-skills; and human resources departments with providing similar services as part of their talent management development strategy.
The other partner soley focuses on providing technology education to 60+ years old learners to assist them with their professional development and sometimes 2ndnd career preparation.
- New release of a web-based Strategic/Project Management application
- Data Transformation (e.g. transforming unstructured-MS Word data to structured-Microsoft SQL Server)
- Self-Assessment (Exam) application (web-based and mobile platforms)
- Performance Assesment tools
Education institutions: Include PEN partners programs in your professional development catalog and encourage your learners to enroll in our partners' programs. Your organization benefits from offering relevant professional development and establishing a revenue stream. Your learners benefit from gaining relevant, marketable skills, and gaining meaningful training through our Bridge Progam. PEN partner manages the program logistics (instructor, books, exams, materials, etc.).
Businesses: Engage a PEN partner to deliver professional development classes or consulting services. Every engagement provides PEN partners the ability to involve our professional interns either directly or indirectly.
- To assist individuals with improving their marketability and employment prospects
- To create a sustainable model that serves as a pathwy for career development
- To create an effective partnership between business and education that leads to the development of qualified talent
- To create a pathway to entpreneurship as that leads to additional employment opportunities
The current workforce development model being utilized by many government and non-profit entities is preparing individuals for an economy that no longer exists. This model is archaic and inadequate for a technolog-driven, rapidly changing work environment. Review the professional development offerings provided by many workforce development organizations and the most advanced technology courses offerred by many will be "How to Create a Web Page" or "Microsoft Office".
We are in a knowledge economy that is constantly being changed by emerging disciplines that create entire industries such as data science, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things just for starters. These emerging industries are creating opportunities for employment and opportunities for individuals to be game-changers with some knowledge, creativity and direction.
There is a disruptive trend beginning in certain technology sectors whereby companies are assessing prospective employees more by their portfolio (experience) than by their credentials. The linear path of learning in school than gaining experience is not an optimal approach in a rapidly-changing environment. Employers will seek professionals who can bring value on their first day and has a portfolio of relevant projects.
We envison professional development as a seamless path of synergistics components engaged in a perpetual cycle that continuously increases in value and impact!
So what is our ultimate goal? To change the world by developing high-performing individuals who bring value to local communities across the globe.
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