Agile-1 Announces Partnership with Staffing Industry Analysts for Certification Program for Contingent Workforce Program Managers
TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Agile-1 is proud to announce its partnership with Staffing Industry Analysts on the creation of the Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program; the first certification course available to HR, procurement and staffing professionals who manage contingent labor.
Certified Contingent Workforce Professional is an accreditation program that assesses knowledge of contingent workforce program management best practices and concepts. It validates mastery in a broad body of knowledge related to managing a contingent workforce. The first CCWP course will be held December 5 – 6, 2012 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Burlingame, CA.
“As a charter partner, Agile-1 provides expertise and advisory services to develop program content that is built on over 40 years of industry experience delivering and managing successful contingent workforce programs,” said Peter Carvalho, Agile-1 president. “Our goal is to support organizations so they can optimize their human capital; whether they run an internal or outsourced contingent workforce program.”
The course consists of 12 modules focused on a specific subject that addresses real-world scenarios. Attendees will be required to attend the two-day course and pass the online exam in order to become certified. “CCWP certification directly supports the growth and maturity of contingent workforce programs through education and sharing of best practices,” says Stacie Habegger, Agile-1 chief sales officer. “It represents an important step forward for the industry and the companies that will benefit from the training.”
The partners agree on the unique value of program for workers, companies and the industry as a whole. “Staffing Industry Analysts is thrilled to be working with Agile-1 to create something totally new and unique,” said Bryan Pena, Staffing Industry Analysts’ VP of Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research. “We are focused on building a program that elevates and legitimizes the role of the contingent workforce manager and establishes new standards for the industry.”
Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on contingent work. Known for its independent and objective insights the company provides a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing.
Agile-1′s consultative approach solves workforce challenges by combining innovative talent procurement technologies and programs, with experienced industry professionals to deliver a suite of total workforce solutions. We maximize the value of our customer’s workforce, decreasing liability and overhead associated with human capital management. Workforce challenges. Solved.