The University System of Georgia (USG) and its 26 institutions have a $16.8 billion impact on the State of Georgia. One of the USG’s top priorities is to strengthen its partnership with Georgia-based businesses to address the critical need for talent throughout our state.
The USG’s top economic development priorities and activities include:
Facilitating employer and university partnerships to develop professional learning, academic curriculum, experiential learning, and innovation-driven research opportunities for the existing and future workforce.
Conducting analyses of high-demand career sectors and create talent-development insights and playbooks with recommendations and initiatives for talent development with USG institutions.
Mobilizing system-level assets and all USG institutions to address talent demand in high-demand career industries.