Innovation Quarter News

Forsyth Tech’s Innovative Approach to Education Keeps Jobs and Attracts New Ones

Herbalife, an international nutrition company, knows it has a lot of options when it comes to expanding operations. And thanks to its partnership with Wake Forest Innovation Quarter tenant Forsyth Technical Community College – it continues to choose the Piedmont Triad area.

Part of Forsyth Tech’s partnership entails training many current and potential Herbalife employees in on-the-job skills. It is a partnership that influenced the company’s decision to expand their Winston-Salem location over other facilities. This developing relationship promises to benefit both partners as well as the surrounding community.

“It helps us to upscale our citizens right here in our area,” says Jennifer Coulombe, dean of Business & Industry Services at Forsyth Tech, “and it’s great for the business because it provides necessary training they might not otherwise have access to.”

Forsyth Tech will provide hands-on training for new Herbalife employees at the company’s Winston-Salem facility. When it comes to in-class training, Herbalife will turn to Forsyth Tech’s Innovation Quarter location.

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