A Triple Win for Greater New Orleans Region
The long-term success of the Greater New Orleans region is predicated on our ability to expand and sustain a skilled workforce available to our region’s growing industry sectors. GNO Inc. serves as a workforce development intermediary, connecting employers to education and training providers to produce industry-relevant programming and curricula.
GNOu cultivates demand-driven workforce development. Partnerships are coordinated by GNO, Inc. for the benefit of employers, higher education, and students. GNOu is a “triple win” for the region. Companies receive the employees they need, higher education partners receive market-relevant curriculums for their students, and residents are better equipped for high-demand jobs in the region. Click here to download information about the GNOu platform.
|BS in Construction Management||University of New Orleans|
|Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program||Nunez, Northshore Tech, Delgado|
|Digital Design Program||Tulane School of Professional Advancement|
|Applied Chemistry Degree||Xavier University|
|Coastal Associates Degree Program||Nunez and Fletcher Community Colleges|
|Water Management Curriculum: Study Abroad||Delgado, Northshore Tech, Fletcher|
|AWS Cloud Computing Associates Degree||LCTCS System|
|Technical Customer Service Certificate||University of New Orleans|
|Logistics Minor/Apprenticeship Program||Loyola University|
|Certificate in Urban Water Management||Dillard University|
|MA in Business Analytics||Tulane Freeman Business School|
|MS in IT Management and Cybersecurity||Tulane University School of Professional Advancement|
|MS Data Science & MS Computer Science||Tulane University|
|Digital Media Institute||Nunez & UNO|
|Music Industry Career Development University Program||Tulane, Loyola, UNO, Dillard, Xavier, Delgado|
|Renewable Energy: Hydrogen, Solar, Wind||River Parishes Community College|
|Heavy Equipment Operator||NTCC|
|Tech Hub at NOBIC||Delgado|
|BS Mechatronics & Robotics||Xavier|
Business and Higher Education Come Together
GNOu’s demand-driven curriculum creation is attractive to industry in the Greater New Orleans region
The GNOu platform creates a strong ecosystem between the regions higher education institutions and industry partners. A few examples cultivated through GNOu include:
- Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program – An unprecedented partnership, three companies and three two-year colleges – Laitram, McCormick, Elmer Chocolate, Delgado Community College, Northshore Technical Community College and Nunez Community College – have come together to develop a pilot mechatronics apprenticeship program as a way to address the shortage of mechatronics workers in advanced manufacturing jobs. Click here to download information about the program.
- Amazon Web Services and Louisiana Community and Technical College System Collaborative Training Program – John Bel Edwards, in conjunction with GNO, Inc. and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS), collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to unlock new opportunities in cloud computing across the state of Louisiana. As part of the collaboration, each of the 12 LCTCS colleges will implement AWS Educate, AWS’s global effort to support cloud learning for students and faculty across the world.
Curriculum Development to Meet University Growth
Through research, analysis, and industry outreach, GNO, Inc. produces signature products to help shape curriculum, designed to bring sustainable growth for both industry and higher ed partners
GNO Inc. provides research and industry insight that will provide growth opportunities for higher education driven approach. A few examples include:
- Dillard University Water Management Program that is preparing students with the skills to meet the demand for the evolving industry sector in the region.
- Tulane University School of Professional Advancement launches an Online Masters of Public Administration Program to strengthen the civic sector in the region.
- Nunez Community College Coastal Studies and GIS Technology Program launched to prepare students for coastal careers with a focus on GIS technology skills and instruction in coastal and environmental sciences.
New apprenticeship program will offer students money, mechatronics training
Community college students will now have the opportunity to participate in an innovative and unprecedented mechatronics apprenticeship program