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BAC and ABA partner on education, training

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The Baking Association of Canada (BAC) and the American Bakers Association (ABA) announce a partnership focused on developing the technical baking skills of their members’ workforces. The partnership will open up ABA’s Bakers Manufacturing Academy training programs to BAC members.

“Both ABA and BAC are focused on addressing the skills gap in their respective workforces. This partnership will allow BAC members access to the Bakers Manufacturing Academy multi-dimensional training course offerings,” said ABA president and CEO Robb MacKie. “We are very excited to work closely with BAC on this vital issue that transcends our border.”

“Expanding educational and professional upgrading opportunities for our members is one of the association’s strategic mandates” explained Martin Barnett, executive director of BAC. “We look forward to this opportunity to work closely with the ABA on this initiative”.

The Bakers Manufacturing Academy’s online training offers a variety of courses for all knowledge and experience levels. Through the Academy, companies have an effective, convenient, and affordable way to enhance workforce training and development. Written and developed by baking industry experts, the online learning portal offers students dynamic, interactive instruction, and offers training managers simple student registration, documentation, and progress.


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