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Missouri Target Industry Competency Model
Life Science

Access to skilled workers is one of the foremost criteria that companies and site selectors consider when locating and expanding business in Missouri. The ability to show companies an available and sustainable pipeline of skilled workers continues to be the difference in Missouri’s ability to turn economic development assets into family supporting job opportunities. To support these efforts the research arm of the Department of Economic Development, the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC), has embarked on a project to bring together the appropriate state and local individuals to align education and workforce programs with the future talent development needs of companies.

Missouri Target Industry Life Science Competency Model
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Part 1 - Executive Summary (286 KB)
Part 2 - Competency Model (366 KB)
Part 3 - Competency (TIERS) (621 KB)
Part 4 -
Policy Recommendations (297)


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