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You still have time, IACET call for award nominations extended
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The deadline to submit nominations has been extended to Friday, July 1. IACET is seeking nominations for the 2011 Exemplar and Distinguished Service Awards. The IACET Awards honor deserving individuals, projects or programs that have significantly contributed to the field of continuing education and training. IACET members are invited to submit self-nominations or nominations for other AP programs. More

President Obama hosts event with Manufacturing Institute and NAM
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President Obama hosts an event with The Manufacturing Institute and the National Association of Manufacturers highlighting key steps towards building the educated and skilled workforce U.S. manufacturers need to successfully compete in the 21st century economy. One of the national solutions discussed by the President was The Manufacturing Institute's NAM-Endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certification System. More

How to promote the value of online training within your organization
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Large and small companies throughout the world are employing live online training to drive productivity and maintain their competitive edge. You could be doing it too. More

Help is on the way
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IACET's new Online Training offers you flexible, cost-efficient, interactive training modules that will help you complete your AP Application. IACET Online Training provides a useful, how-to format that covers several key standard categories in the AP Application to include recorded webinars, case studies and resource documents. More

Managing knowledge in high performance organizations
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Information can flow at the speed of light, but it takes the ability to learn to properly harness that power. Building a high-performing organization starts with identifying where knowledge lies in your company. Unlocking this information and understanding how to manage the results is key to optimizing the flow of knowledge. More

Motoman recertified for robot training
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The International Association for Continuing Education and Training has re-certified Motoman Robotics as an authorized provider under the new ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard. Motoman Robotics has been an authorized provider since 1993, and IACET authorized providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units. More

Hagan tries again with job-training bill
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U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan launched her second attempt at pairing up companies needing employees with trade skills and community-college training programs. Hagan resubmitted her America Works Act legislation, which she says will "create a common-sense system to help out-of-work people find jobs." More

Mature physicians may quit rather than recertify
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While most physicians are genuinely dedicated to constantly improving their skills, increasingly costly bureaucratic demands for re-certification may cause many to say "Enough" just as baby boomers retire and a physician shortage looms. In the past, board certification was for life, after years of intensive training. For younger physicians, however, the certificate comes with an expiration date. Self-appointed expert committees of specialty organizations are now prescribing more and more requirements that force physicians to spend thousands of dollars and take big chunks of time away from their families and their practices. More

Proposal would link job training funds to educational programs
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One of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's economic advisers wants the state to change the way it spends hundreds of millions of dollars each year in federal job training funds - and in the process, link the funds to reforms of local education programs. The idea's main proponent is Tim Sullivan, chief executive officer of Bucyrus International Inc. and chairman of the Governor's Council on Workforce Investment, a state advisory panel. More

TaskStream, a corporate sponsor of IACET
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TaskStream, a corporate sponsor of IACET, is the leading provider of Web-based technology for facilitating outcomes-based learning and assessment. To learn more, visit or e-mail More


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