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National Study: Current Business Engagement Practices Under WIOA

National Study: Current Business Engagement Practices under WIOA
Workforce Development System Stakeholders & System Partners

This confidential survey is part of a national research study funded by Business U, Inc. to determine the current methods that the workforce development system stakeholders and system partners (comprised of workforce development, economic development, education, and business-facing organizations) are using to meet the requirements and expectations for business engagement as articulated through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Participation Benefits
Participating organizations will receive a final report of findings and recommendations to support:
  • Strategic planning with your business engagement team.
  • Identification of business engagement benchmarks.​
  • Regional business engagement strategies and partnerships.
Each state that successfully engages at least 50% of its local workforce development boards, contractors, and partners to participate in the study will receive a customized report specific to business engagement practices in their state.

Total survey time: 3-7 minutes

About Business U, Inc.
Business U is the only institutionally accredited organization in the nation that solely focuses on business engagement within three vertical markets including workforce, education, and economic development. Business U earned its institutional accreditation status from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). It joins an elite group of educators dedicated to quality in continuing education and training to ensure Business U’s professional development initiatives align with the ANSI/IACET Standard to maximize business engagement. Business U is dedicated to advancing the practice of business engagement nationwide. More at