County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and MC President Dr. DeRionne Pollard to Discuss “Building Racial Justice Through Health”
County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and MC President Dr. DeRionne Pollard to Discuss “Building…
Montgomery College and Accenture Partner to Build “Skills to Succeed” Lecture Series, Day of Service Highlight Goal-Oriented Program for Students
Montgomery College is partnering with Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company based in Northern Virginia, to offer students a program entitled “Skills to Succeed.” The program aims to help students gain the knowledge and experience that will help them compete in the workforce. Skills to Succeed begins this fall and will feature Accenture executives as guest speakers and facilitators in a classroom setting to educate students on the opportunities available to them, as well as to build basic professional skills. The speakers will also demonstrate how their diverse personal and professional backgrounds helped them achieve their goals in life.
The Skills to Succeed program will provide an opportunity for students to participate in the following:
Working together with Accenture, Montgomery College faculty, staff and administrators worked to develop and coordinate the program for fall 2011. The College anticipates an expansion of this program for spring 2012. The effort is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed initiative, which plans to equip 250,000 people around the world by 2015 with the skills to get a job or build a business. Accenture’s Skills to Succeed initiative is supported by Bill Green, Accenture chairman and community college graduate. The program kickoff, featuring the first lecture, is scheduled for Friday, September 16, 2011, at the Germantown Campus.