Workplace training

Breaching the Access Barrier: Developing and Retaining Talent at Palliser Furniture (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study focuses on the essential skills program at Palliser Furniture, a Winnipeg-based manufacturer of wooden and upholstered furniture.

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2008-12-04

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy: Large Business Winner, 2002: Palliser Furniture (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study highlights the workplace education program in place at Palliser Furniture, a Winnipeg-based manufacturer of wooden and upholstered furniture. Since 1987, Palliser has demonstrated a continuous commitment to developing employees’ essential skills.

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2008-12-04

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Large Business Winner, 2001: The North West Company (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the program in place at the North West Company, the leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to remote communities across northern Canada and Alaska, and the largest private sector employer of Aboriginal people in Canada.

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2008-12-04

Literacy Training on Demand: Michelin Learning Centres (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada education and learning case studies examine outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study highlights the workplace learning program in place at the Nova Scotia facilities of Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. This tire manufacturer has developed a team approach to work, where self-guided teams of employees, with responsibility for all aspects, complete large projects.

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2008-12-04

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2003: Solving the Training Puzzle at La Ronge Motor Hotel (2004)

The Conference Board of Canada education and learning case studies examine outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study focuses on the workplace training program in place at La Ronge Motor Hotel, located in a small northern Saskatchewan community. The hotel is owned and operated by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and employs 65 local residents.

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2008-12-04

Achieving Industry Standards in a Remote Northern Community: Developing Employees' Skills at La Ronge Motor Hotel (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada education and learning case studies examine outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the Workplace Open Learning Fulfillment program in place at La Ronge Motor Hotel, located in the small northern Saskatchewan town of La Ronge, on land owned by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.

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2008-12-02

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2003: Administrative Professionalism at J.D. Irving, Limited (2004)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the training and development program for administrative personnel at J.D. Irving, Ltd. In recent years, the administrative personnel at Irving saw that their traditional secretarial skills no longer matched emerging business concepts and evolving technology.

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2008-12-02

Learning for Life: Employee Literacy at Honeywell Limited (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This study looks at Honeywell Incorporated's Scarborough, Ontario, factory and its Learning for Life workplace literacy program.

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2008-12-02

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, 2004 Winner: Elmsdale Lumber: At the Cutting Edge of Workplace Education (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This study looks at the workplace education program in place at the Elmsdale Lumber Corporation, a family-owned producer, exporter and wholesaler of kiln-dried lumber located in Nova Scotia and employing 57 people.

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2008-11-25

Durabelt Inc.: Empowering Adult Learners - Winner, Award for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, 2000, Small Business Category (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This case study features the workplace education program at Durabelt Inc., a small manufacturing company in PEI.

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