Training Consortium - Second Quarter Schedule
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View this semester's training schedule here - i f you have any questions about the consortium, contact Kelsi Cline
Accelerated Supervisor Certificate Program
Begins June 28th - first time offering!
The Supervisor Certificate Program is a competency-driven program designed to build general supervisory skills, as well as the basics of leadership. The program addresses the needs of employees in a variety of roles:
  • Supervisors
  • First-line and first-time managers
  • Non-management technical professionals in a team or project leadership role
  • Newly hired supervisors and managers 
Over four months, this class meets twice a month for a full-day of training, including the following subjects: basic business practices, time management, problem solving and customer service.

For detailed course information, click here To register employees for the first-ever Accelerated Supervisor Certificate class, contact Kelsi Cline
Fundamental Skills for Manufacturing
Class starts June 21st 
If you are interested in hiring candidates from the June FSM class, or if you are interesting in auditing any portion of the class, please contact Kelsi Cline.

The NCRC is included in the FSM curriculum. Upon course completion, students sit for  the assessment.

Meeting Dates & Times:
  • June 21 - 3pm to 7pm
  • June 22 - 8am to 4:30pm
  • June 23 - 8am to 4:30pm
  • NCRC Assessment Date: June 26 at the Kentucky Career Center
FSM is a 24-hour course designed to equip new hires, underemployed, unemployed and incumbent workers with the necessary skills to be successful in manufacturing-related positions.

Sessions will be held at the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. To register employees for the June FSM class, contact Kelsi Cline
Be a Part of SCK LAUNCH Experience!
Seeking Companies and Volunteers
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Watch the video highlighting last year's SCK LAUNCH Experience! 

SCK LAUNCH Experience is in need of event volunteers and manufacturing companies interested in creating hand-on activities for students participating in this year's event!

Time is running out to reserve your space for 2017's SCK LAUNCH Experience - an interactive career exploration expo to be experienced by more than 2,500 eighth-graders on Nov. 16, 2017.

The expo features the high-demand sectors of Construction, Healthcare, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Professional Services, Public Services and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics.

If your company is interested in participating, please contact Kelsi Cline
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Partner Spotlight:

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  • 152 have been repealed 
  • 184 have been amended
  • 424 have been targeted for amendment
  • 337 have been targeted for repeal
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Contact Us:
Ron Bunch, CEcD
President and CEO 

Maureen P. Carpenter, EDP, IOM
Vice President Regional Economic Development and Talent

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Kelsi Cline
Economic Development Coordinator

South Central Kentucky Economic Development:
The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has announced three economic development projects totaling $86.73 million in capital investment and 283 new jobs.
Bowling Green was recently ranked second in Site Selection magazine's list of high-performing metros among communities with populations less than 200,000 based on total economic development projects for 2016.

About the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce:
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,200 partners and is the driving force for economic development in South Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region.