e-Learning Webinars

The Economic Indicator Webinar Series offers extensive training on economic indicators useful to understanding your labor market.  The Labor Market Fundamentals module is the introductory course, while each subsequent module offers more in-depth training.

Each module consists of 2-3 self-guided webinars lasting approximately 20-30 minutes each.

Study Guide - Cheat Sheet

Module 1

LMI Fundamentals

This is an introductory course teaching the basics of labor market information: what are the types of data, what national and Missouri data sources are available, and how LMI can be used to assist jobseekers, employers and economic developers.

Module 2

Using Skills Assessments and Career Pathway Planning

This is an intermediate course, with applied practice, to demonstrate the use of Career Planning Data sources, with a focus on O*Net Online and the Missouri Career Exploration Tool, and to train customer-facing staff to assist job seekers in creating a career path, assessing transferable skill sets and exploring related occupation.

Module 3

Using Economic and Workforce Data to Drive Reemployment and Economic Recovery Strategy

This is an advanced course introducing the application of LMI to drive long-term reemployment and strategic planning

Audience: Workforce Investment Board members, state and regional planners, Next Generation Career Center leadership, business service representatives, Rapid Response coordinators

Module 4

Guiding Businesses to Use LMI Resources to Support Human Resource Functions

This is an advanced course, with applied practice, discussing common labor and market challenges faced by employers and how professionals can use LMI to serve employer needs

Audience: Next Generation Career Center leadership, business service representatives, Rapid Response coordinators, Workforce Investment Board members, state and regional planners

This project has been funded by the Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration. The mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations does not imply endorsement of same by the U.S. Government.

Contact Us

Missouri Economic Research & Information Center

P.O. Box 3150
Jefferson City, MO 65102-3150

MERICData@ded.mo.gov

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