University of Memphis at Lambuth and Jackson State Community College agreed to start a combined technology management program that will benefit all of Jackson students. This will help students to be a part of JSCC and finish at Lambuth. The degree earned at the end of this program can be put to use right away at Jackson.
Bruce Blanding, President of JSCC, stated that the companies require people that are skilled with specific skill sets and unique knowledge base to build successful careers. Their success will automatically translate as success of these institutes.
The program is an undergraduate program that will demand a total of 120 hours. On successful completion of graduates will be equipped with a huge range of managerial skills, training in human resources, and sales and marketing.
Bruce Blanding cited an example of Bodine, a highly automated plant. He added that employment in this plant requires employees to know computers, pneumatics, automation, and electronics. Thus, a program such as this will train students to acquire specific knowledge for build quick expertise and careers.
The program offers great flexibility in terms of choosing subjects and has been designed keeping in mind the needs of working adults. These adults might hail from manufacturing environment too.
The program has been tailored for potential students seeking vocation skill set, those working on part time jobs, and parents as well. The program allows every participant a customized admission. This program will begin in fall of 2015.