Thinking Anew About Manufacturing

By Michael Codega, Solutions Consultant The last couple of months have caused manufacturers to think anew about many things — supplier, customer and workforce relationships; the economy; outsourcing, insourcing, and reshoring;…

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E2E: Diversity/Equity and Inclusion Webinar Series

First Tennessee Development District will be hosting the Education to Employment (E2E) Summit this fall with two virtual sessions on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI).  A strength of the E2E summit is bringing different…

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Coming in January 2021 - A New Initiative for Executive Manufacturing Leaders

Leadership does not happen in a vacuum. Leading others to produce, to excel, and to improve happens in many contexts and within complex, interconnected systems. In today’s business environment, the importance of organizations and…

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UT CIS Receives EDA CARES Act Funding

The University of Tennessee’s EDA University Center (UTUC) program has received $300,000 in additional funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) under the “CARES Act” Recovery Assistance initiative. The UTUC…

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TCED Graduates Receive TCEcD Designations

The TCED Program graduated six new Tennessee Certified Economic Developers via Zoom on September 16.  The TCED candidates successfully delivered their Capstone Project presentations and were awarded the Tennessee Certified…

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Telling Your Story in a Virtual Meeting

Wednesday October 14, 2020  |  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT   We’re adapting to a business environment where business meetings are conducted virtually, and the UT PTAC team will be hosting a free Virtual Presentation Skills for Small…

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