The Business Case for Work-Based Learning

Published mar. 25, 2020

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Work-based learning works

When done well, work-based learning—like internships and apprenticeships—rapidly equip employees with the skills and experiences they need to do their jobs better. Moreover, work-based learning helps employers deliver concrete business benefits like:

  • Improved productivity and quality
  • Increased innovation
  • Higher levels of employee engagement
  • Increased workplace diversity and inclusion

JFF can help

JFF works with top companies like Lockheed Martin, John Deere, Nissan, Honda, and Best Buy to put work-based learning into action. We help companies assess their business drivers, evaluate talent needs, and design, pilot, and launch effective programs.

[Work-based learning] can improve a dealer’s productivity and profit potential as employee turnover costs are reduced and employees are retained longer. In addition, John Deere customers benefit from access to more highly skilled dealer personnel who are servicing or supporting their equipment.

Ryan Blades, director, C&F Customer and Product Support, Worldwide Construction and Forestry Division

JFF Drives Talent Growth for John Deere

JFF partnered with John Deere to build and deliver a national apprenticeship program for agriculture and equipment technicians and heavy construction equipment mechanics.

JFF Supports Lockheed Martin’s Apprentice Workforce

JFF worked with Lockheed Martin to transform an inefficient, state-by-state apprenticeship model into a centralized and streamlined national program.