“Technical skills are important, but without employability skills,
technical skills are merely commodities. Employability skills
turn intellectual commodities into intellectual capital.”
– Peter Saflund

Information Technology Workforce Skills Study,
Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections

project deliverables


Integrated project template outlining content sections


Two sets of instructional modules―one in cybersecurity and one in advanced manufacturing―containing classroom-ready integrated projects focused on high-demand employability skills.


Collaboration infrastructure to facilitate work within sector working groups and among development teams.


Faculty implementation guide providing an overview of projects in each sector and suggestions for implementation.


Faculty development workshops designed to teach instructors from any technical discipline a process for: identifying intersections of technical and employability content within a program of study, partnering with employers to develop an authentic industry scenario, and designing an effective integrated project


Project website for pilot site recruitment and dissemination of integrated projects.