Health Management Systems, Inc. Partners with Richland College for $541,112 Job-Training Grant

Date: Oct. 17, 2019

Media Contact: Cisco Gamez
Phone: 512-463-8556

AUSTIN ⎯ Health Management Systems, Inc. has partnered with Richland College to provide job training using a $541,112 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas area.

 “We are pleased to award this grant to Health Management Systems, Inc. and Richland College,” said TWC Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public Bryan Daniel. “This partnership focuses on specialized technical skills training needed to support the information technology industry in the Dallas area.”

This grant will be used to provide custom training to 266 new and incumbent workers for industry-related topics with focused instruction on information technology. Trainees will include quality automation engineers, information security analysts and financial system analysts.

Since its inception in 1996, the Skills Development Fund grants have created or upgraded more than 356,744 jobs throughout Texas. The grants have assisted 4,356 employers with their customized training needs. The Legislature allocated $48 million to the Skills Development Fund for the 2018-19 biennium. Employers seeking more information about the Skills Development Fund may visit the TWC website at www.texasworkforce.org/skills.”

Richland College contact: Shellie Heard, Shellieh@dcccd.edu or 972-351-3726

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