Manufacturing is a priority for the state of Minnesota that requires a new generation of trained workers to fuel and sustain it. 360° is building a pipeline of talented individuals for advanced manufacturing by promoting the industry and providing accurate and enticing career information to individuals at all levels. Learn more about us.

Online & Hands-on Education

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According to Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development, manufacturers are projected to have over 1,500 jobs available in automation, machining, and welding each year for the next 10 years, and those projects are expected to grow. 

Learn about our 360° eTECH certificates to take your next step in manufacturing!

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Taking Shape Summit

Join us for the Taking Shape Summit: The Internet of Things and the Future of Manufacturing.

The Internet of Things is transforming manufacturing. Our full-day program will offer case studies and expert presentations designed for manufacturing employees, faculty, and college students to learn how they can apply this emerging technology to their business and understand the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for tomorrow's workforce. 

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News & Events:

360º Part of $15 million Grant awarded to MnSCU Advanced Manufacturing Consortium 

360° is one of 12 partners which will benefit from a $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program through the Minnesota Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. The partnership is a statewide Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) consortium.

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Century College's manufacturing programs

Century College offers many programs related to manufacturing, such as engineering CAD technology and welding. In addition, Century College has a FabLab which offers students the chance to design, fabricate and test models. The FabLab is also used to reach out to help youth learn more about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers.

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Helping current and future employees succeed in the workplace

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360º has developed a series of learning modules developed to introduce important skills to help current and future employees succeed in their careers. The topics covered have been identified and prioritized by industry and business professionals.


Designed so anyone can use them, educators, human resource professionals, supervisors, and managers may integrate these learning modules into courses and professional development programs free of charge. 

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Pro Staff & Ware Initiate Partnership with Dream It. Do IT. MN to promote manufacturing careers

These two staffing firms, focused on placing people in manufacturing and engineering jobs, made a joint donation at the 2014 Manufacturing Awards in Minneapolis this month. The donation is the first ever made by a staffing agency in support of Dream It. Do It. MN, led by 360°.

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