Community College Virtual Program
October 13, 2021
via Zoom | 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
in collaboration with Central Carolina Community College
This Global is Local Business Summit is a collaboration between Bharat Forge, Central Carolina Community College and UNC World View.
This program is a collaboration among Central Carolina Community College, Bharat Forge, and UNC World View. It will provide community college educators a unique opportunity to hear from a UNC Kenan-Flagler business professor and industry leaders in North Carolina about meeting workforce needs in the competitive and ever-evolving economy. With a focus on employability skills, this program will provide insights on the changing nature of industry, the skill sets and traits needed and required by current and future workers and the role of community colleges in meeting the needs of the modern workforce. Educators will become better equipped to meet the challenge of preparing their students and curriculum for the global marketplace.
- Educators will be able to identify the most critical changes that community colleges educators must make to meet the needs of the global workforce in North Carolina
- Educators will be able to gather insights on the Indian economy and the appropriate skills sets and traits needed by Indian company Bharat Forge
- Educators will be able to articulate the biggest challenges facing industry now and adjust curriculum for their students to meet immediate workforce needs
A preferred Technology & Engineering driven development partner and global leader in metal forming Bharat Forge serves several sectors including Automotive, Railways, Aerospace, Marine, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction and Mining. As the world’s largest forging company and amongst one of the best aerospace forging companies and automotive forging companies, Bharat Forge has a transcontinental presence across ten manufacturing locations spread across India, Germany, Sweden, France and North America. They are also a leading supplier of various components for the aviation sector making us a renowned name amongst aerospace forging companies in India and around the world.
|Wednesday, October 13th|
|10:10 a.m.||Plenary I: Indian Economy – Challenges and Opportunities, Jay Swaminathan|
|10:40 a.m.||Plenary II: Global Economic Development in Rural North Carolina, Meenu Tewari|
|11:05 a.m.||Panel Discussion: Preparing Community College Students for the Global Workforce|
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