Join British Expertise International on Wednesday 22nd March from 11:00 - 13:00 for an in-person Skills & Training panel discussion on the relations between industry and skills & training providers.
We are delighted to welcome Arup, Crossrail International and SmartPA for our first Working Group session which will explore the relations between Industry and Skills and Training providers.
Both Arup and Crossrail International will cover the importance of skills development and provision through providing examples of their own on-the-ground experiences. While Smart PA will highlight the importance of helping develop skills and help women and young people in developing countries get into and back into work. The presentations will be followed by a group discussion and brainstorming session on ways in which the industry can better work with training providers.
Arup is a professional services firm made up of a collective of designers, consultants and experts working across 140 countries working on local, national and international projects in strategy, design, planning and engineering. Founded to be both humane and excellent, Arup collaborates with their clients and partners using imagination, technology and rigour to shape a better world.
Crossrail International (CI) is a specialist advisory practice, wholly owned by the UK government’s Department for Transport (DfT), that provides strategic advice globally to client organisations developing and delivering complex rail schemes.
SmartPA are an agile outsourcing service provider over a decade of experience, SmartPA integrates seamlessly into their clients’ processes, systems, and culture. They become an extension of their team helping to drive efficiencies and generate competitive advantage.
11:00 – 11:30 – arrival over tea and coffee
11:30 – 13:00 – panel presentations
SmartPA on equipping women and young people with skills for employment
Arup on development and provision of skills capacity in Sierra Leone and Liberia
Crossrail International on the importance of developing the right skills for market and their approach to tackle the skills gap
Q&A & How could industry providers work better withtraining providers?