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The JPI Group’s AESP Training Series: Reshape, Power and Energize your Workforce

07/11/2023 @ 2:00 PM - 07/25/2023 @ 4:00 PM EDT


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Awards 0.2 CEUs / 2 PDHs (Click for more info)

AESP is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). AESP complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, AESP is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. AESP instructors disclose in advance that they have no interest in any product, service, or material discussed during the course. This information is stated orally and in the training course handbook.

The JPI Group’s AESP Training Series

Register for the trifecta of evaluation learning. 

This three part series delivers it all from one of the most well known experts in the evaluation field.

First Course: Reshaping the Grid: Promoting Inclusive Recruitment in Energy  
Date:  Tuesday, July 11
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM (ET)
Instructors:  Jacquelyn Jensen and Kendra Lee, The JPI Group

Course Description:

The DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility) recruitment workshop will address the challenges and opportunities of building a diverse and inclusive workforce, while focusing on practical strategies to source, assess and retain diverse talent. We will discuss how analytics, human resource strategies, mission and best practices impact the ability to hire, develop and retain diverse staff. The key goals are to promote diversity and inclusion in hiring, reduce bias and discrimination, and improve retention rates.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of DEIA and its impact on organizational success.
  • Identify gaps in your recruitment process that hinder diversity and accessibility.
  • Discuss how Justice 40 & Industry DEIA compliance goals impact community and business.
  • Integrate data analysis to improve recruitment outcomes.
  • Develop inclusive job descriptions and effective interview techniques.
  • Create strategies for an inclusive culture, employee engagement, and growth opportunities.

Individual Course Registration Link: https://aesp.site-ym.com/events/register.aspx?id=1757930


Second Course: Powering Change: Developing a Diverse and Skilled Energy Workforce
Date:Tuesday, July 18
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM (ET)
Instructors:  Kendra Lee and Barbara Stapleton, The JPI Group

Course Description:

The future of the workforce has arrived. To ensure your organization has the necessary skilled and trained talent to grow and serve clients successfully, it is crucial to adopt a comprehensive and deliberate approach. You will gain valuable insight and understanding of how Workforce Development, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility, and Supplier Diversity each play distinct roles and are interconnected to support one another in a holistic manner. Workforce development is the biggest opportunity to impact diverse communities, diverse suppliers, DEI efforts and provide everyone with the workforce needed to achieve long term success.

 After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define workforce development.
  • Integrate data analysis to improve workforce development programs.
  • Identify workforce barriers/obstacles/myths and solutions to address them.
  • Maximize the success of workforce development efforts.
  • Recognize how workforce development impacts company profitability.
  • Incorporate best practices that align with your organization’s vision, goals, and performance expectations.

Individual Course Registration Link:   https://aesp.site-ym.com/events/register.aspx?id=1757933

Third Course:  Partnering for Success:  Integrating Supplier Diversity for Effective Energy Transformation
Date: Tuesday, July 25
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM (ET)
Instructors:  Paul Douglas and Frank DeCastro, The JPI Group

Course Description:

This Supplier Diversity Workshop provides a practical playbook to implement an effective supplier diversity program in the energy industry. Breakout session exercises will clarify barriers and value drivers of multiple ecosystem stakeholders, highlight current winning strategies, share best practices, and identify opportunities to customize your own Supplier Diversity framework in an agile iterative manner. The goal is to help you increase participation of underrepresented suppliers, foster mutual economic growth in diverse communities, and drive innovation through inclusive partnerships.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize all required resources to find & develop diverse vendors in Energy.
  • Customize your Supplier Diversity Framework via practical application exercises and expert insights.
  • Empower partnerships to grow diverse suppliers and solve real business problems.
  • Create community impact through WMBE and Small Business Development.
  • Recognize the barriers and actual nuances that really impact Supplier Diversity Success.
  • Determine how to extend your value partnerships to fortify your diverse supply chain.

Individual Course Registration Link:  https://aesp.site-ym.com/events/register.aspx?id=1757941



Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received no later than 14 days prior to the training date will receive a refund, minus a 5% processing fee if paid with a credit card. Cancellations received after the cutoff date and no-shows will not receive a refund (cash or points). AESP reserves the right to cancel a training course at any time with reasonable notice given to all participants.


07/11/2023 @ 2:00 PM EDT
07/25/2023 @ 4:00 PM EDT
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