Automotive provider Magna Global is partnering with operate power schooling provider InStride to start a pilot program that will give experienced workers entry to undergraduate diploma systems free of charge of debt.
The initiative, Educational Pathways for Progressive Careers (EPIC), will be available for U.S.-dependent workers commencing this thirty day period.
The program will give coursework that allows workers address the skills they’re going to require to continue to keep up with continued advances in the car market. The aim is for workers to extend their information and skills so that far more state-of-the-art cars can be intended and crafted.
“The mobility market is transforming quickly and in require of at any time-changing ability sets to fulfill new requires. As cars transform, the way we design and create them will be significantly different, demanding workers to extend their information in order to manage our firm’s competitive benefit,” Magna Chief Human Means Officer Aaron McCarthy said in a news release.
Vivek Sharma, CEO of InStride, said the executive group at Magna has been thoughtful in their strategic design of the pilot program. Magna plans to use InStride’s schooling vendors to fulfill the career goals of its workers.
Magna of Aurora, Ontario, was No. 4 on the Automotive News record of the world’s leading a hundred suppliers, with world sections product sales to automakers of $32.six billion in its 2020 fiscal yr.