Implementing events

Standard Accelerator program

Self-paced primer

All participants should take the Skillful Talent Series eLearning on the participant website before engaging in the program

Employer coaching

As part of the Accelerator program, you will deliver hands-on 1:1 support to employers during 4-8 sessions

See:Coaching employersfor details and resources

Cohort events: Networking events

A minimum of one networking event is recommended to make connections between the employer cohort and local organizations that can help with sourcing, upskilling, and reskilling workers. Consider inviting local employers that are not yet involved in the Accelerator program to generate interest for future cohorts

Option 1


Accelerator midpoint event


Around the halfway point of your programming

Sample agenda


Option 2


Accelerator culmination event


At the end of your programming

Sample agenda


Cohort events: Group working sessions

Session #1

Creating skills-based job posting and sourcing plan ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

Session #2

Creating skills-based interview guides, assessments and selection rubrics

Session #3

Creating development plans for onboarding and progression pathways

Session #4

Creating a change management plan to scale skills-based practices