ORANGE COUNTY HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PARTNERS WITH STATE, CREATES FREE BUSINESS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
SANTA ANA, Calif. – Nov. 8, 200 – The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has completed the required paperwork to partner with the State of California’s Employment Training Panel (ETP) to create a high quality, no cost training and development program for member businesses and their employees.
The ETP is a statewide business-labor training and economic development program that supports California ‘s economy by funding training to ensure employers have the skilled workers that they need to compete globally.
Training will be provided in a variety of topics, including:
· Business Development and Planning
· Customer Service
· Project Management
· Strategic Planning and Growth
· Marketing and Sales
· Financial Analysis and Budgeting
· Information Technology
“This training program supports creation and retention of high wage, high skilled and secure jobs in industries that have greatest positive impact on California’s economy,” said Javier Mier, President of The Mier Benefit Group, and Chairman of the Board for the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “Our customized training will increase the competitiveness and productivity of local businesses by raising owner and employee skill sets.”
Dates for training classes are in the process of being set and businesses are encouraged to contact the chamber for more information. To participate, businesses must be a member of the chamber.
To join the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce visit http://www.hcoc.org. Members enjoy, among many other benefits, business advocacy at the county, state and national levels and a collective voice in support of a healthy business environment.
The ETP program promotes a healthy labor market, with emphasis on helping businesses overcome the challenge of out-of-state and international competition. Since 1982, the ETP has provided close to $1.25 billion for the successful training and employment retention of 766,000 workers for approximately 77,200 California businesses. The program is funded by a special employment training tax paid by California employers.
The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors. Membership includes small and mid-sized business, public and private entities and large corporations. The chamber is an affiliate of the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
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