Summary----Components of The McDonald’s Apprenticeship Model ---CompTIA’s National IT Apprenticeship System (NITAS)
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- The Role of The McDonald’s IT Project Management Pilot -- Developing a Model for 21st Century Apprenticeship -- Information Services Organization Development Manager Corporation-- Oak Brook, Illinois -- Information Services organization of McDonald’s Corporation delivered an IT Project Management Apprenticeship pilot program. The program is in association with CompTIA’s National IT Apprenticeship System (NITAS) as part of the grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The McDonald’s pilot demonstrates how a large scale IT organization can use registered apprenticeship as a vehicle to achieve rapid and uniform competency attainment as well as productivity improvement in its IT workforce. The pilot showed the critical of producing measurable business results from apprenticeship. The McDonald’s pilot has and will continue to help the CompTIA team develop and refine its design for IT apprenticeship. This paper describes how handling several key design and operational questions affecting the implementation of apprenticeship in a large scale IT organization.