Authors: The Conference Board of Canada
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. The company conducts annual assessments to identify employees’ training needs and offers a variety of courses to address these needs. This case study looks at various aspects of this successful workplace learning program, including the program's development, challenges, keys to success and benefits for both employees and employers.
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