IBM P-TECH and SkillsBuild: Narrow the skills gap, broaden opportunity

11.04.2020 - By HBS Managing the Future of Work

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Can public-private partnerships do the heavy lifting of workforce development and promote upward mobility? IBM P-TECH high school STEM program supports students as they earn a high school diploma and an associate degree. The company recently added SkillsBuild, a training program for adults from vulnerable populations. IBM VP of corporate social responsibility Grace Suh discusses integrating job skills into education and training; digital certificates; and what it takes to extend access during the pandemic.

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