Participants engage these topics in an integrated format through interactive exercises, case studies and discussions to develop skills they can use both at work and at home. A panel of local entrepreneurs and community leaders provided a capstone discussion on the importance of partnership development and an entrepreneurial mindset for program success.

The following resources are presented in the training:

PDFTraining Presentation: Full set of presentation slides

Work Ethic and Employability Skills



Financial Literacy

The Essential Skills training was developed through a partnership with the Center for Work Ethic Development, the Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The training has been held in five locations in Oklahoma with over 250 participants. The regional workforce development boards were a key partner in promoting the trainings and assisting with local logistics.

For more information about this training and opportunities for hosting one, please contact Steven Shepelwich at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.