Los Rios Community College District Facility
1410 Ethan Way
Sacramento, CA 95825
Course Materials: Dropbox link
This 2-day course provides novice labor market information (LMI) analysts with an introduction to LMI and basic analytical methods that support state and regional workforce development strategies. Through engaging discussions and hands-on exercises, participants will gain exposure to various workforce, demographic, and economic data sources and apply basic analytical skills to answer real-world questions that policy makers and practitioners encounter. Topics covered in this course include:
- Understanding core LMI programs & other data sources
- Conducting basic occupational analyses
- Using Local Employment Dynamics
- Exploring real-time LMI applications
- Communicating effectively with customers
While there is no pre-requisite for this course, some experience with Excel formulas and functions is strongly recommended.
Target Audience: This course is designed for novice labor market information analysts. New researchers from workforce-related organizations, such as community colleges and workforce investment boards, may also find this course helpful.
Damon Runberg, Regional Economist, Oregon Employment Department
Alex Cooley, Labor Market Research Manager, Northern Virginia Community College