UniversalAET Receives Supervisors Training Grant From State of Wisconsin
Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies will receive a grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s Fast Forward program to train supervisors at the company’s facilities in Beloit, Muscoda and Stoughton, Wis., the state recently announced.
The Fast Forward program provides Wisconsin businesses with customized training grants to enhance the skills and credentials of unemployed, underemployed and incumbent workers. UniversalAET proudly joins 25 other manufacturers in Wisconsin who were awarded grants in the last competitive round.
Together with Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, UniversalAET has created a customized Quality and Supervisory Management training program to educate 55 supervisors. Designed specifically for UniversalAET’s Beloit, Muscoda and Stoughton locations, the training program been incorporated into Universal University, a corporate commitment toward employee growth in workforce development.
“With our global sales growth, we must ensure that our managers and supervisors have the training they need,” said UniversalAET Training Specialist Jennifer Willger, who submitted the grant application. “A strong management team is critical to a business on many levels – from recruiting and retaining quality employees to maintaining high morale and engagement, all of which result in increased productivity, product quality and safety. We’re thankful to the State of Wisconsin and the Fast Forward program for supporting our efforts.”