In this episode of the “New Skills Marketplace” podcast, Andy Smarick (AEI) and John Bailey (AEI) sit down with Doug Lynch from ‎the USC Rossier School of Education to discuss corporate learning.

First, Doug gives an overview of the reach, function, and history of corporate education programs in the United States [3:22] Doug then talks about corporate investment in the learning development [12:43]. Next, he discusses workforce training and education in the military [18:06]. Doug subsequently identifies a disconnect between the skills institutions of higher education are equipping their students with and the skills employers desire [23:41]. Lastly, Doug suggests what policymakers could do to promote corporate job training and skills development [27:24]. Andy and John conclude with a reflection on their discussion with Doug.

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