Aon PLC said on Thursday that it plans to expand its business apprenticeship program over the next five years with an investment of $ 30 million.
Aon said in a statement that it will lead to the formation of local apprenticeships in six new cities across the United States, based on the Chicago and London program approaches.
The statement says that Aon will initiate the program's expansion with a starting class of more than 100 apprentices next year in the metropolitan areas of Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington.
Since the launch of the Chicago Apprentice Network 2017 with Accenture PLC and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. with a class of 25 apprentices, the initiative has grown to more than 40 employers working with 740 apprentices. , according to the statement.
Aon said that with the expansion, it will lead to the development of a nationwide network of employers to create 1
The agency said it will lead the Chicago Apprentice Network's expansion into other cities with JP Morgan Chase & Co., Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. and Zurich, and will partner with educational institutions and nonprofits for to create the network infrastructure. Catalog