Close the Skills Gap
Applied Workforce Logistics
Consulting. Credentials. Access. Success.
AWL will take the time to understand the landscape of your key stakeholders, no matter the scope of your project. We tailor implementations using a phased approach using a mix of in-person and video conferencing interviews, online questionnaires, and study of applicable existing data. While the fundamentals of our approach remain rigorous, the specific application of those fundamental approaches is heavily dependant upon the realities of the community we will positively and demonstratively impact through our work together.
Curriculum & Credentials
Applied Workforce Logistics is proud to represent WIN Learning. WIN Learning offers the most reliable and fully integrated set of curriculum, assessments, and Ready To Work credentials in the United States.
We don’t just hand you a report and hope it doesn’t die on a shelf. We help you implement our recommendations and work directly with you to share the work you’re doing with your stakeholders. Our team moves beyond the silos of education and workforce policy. We also know how to create the effective marketing, communications, and public relations campaigns required to bring sustainable change.
Our project teams are led by Kevin Houchin, the President and Founder of Applied Workforce Logistics. Houchin has over 20 years experience leading complex initiatives from concept through strategy, business modeling, implementation, and evaluation. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Iowa State University and a Juris Doctorate from The University of Iowa College of Law where his studies focused on what he describes as “the business of creativity.” Houchin also served as a Principal Strategist focused on Workforce Readiness for ACT, Inc.
In Houchin’s work with ACT he initiated and managed national-level relationships with leading industry organizations such as The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), The National Restaurant Association and its Education Foundation (NRA and NRAEF), CompTIA, ToolingU-SME, The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), SkillsUSA, Junior Achievement, and Envision. Houchin was also a founding member of the national Coalition for Career Development managed through The Global Pathways Institute at Arizona State University.
Using this best-of-class network of professionals, Applied Workforce Logistics pulls together the perfect team of experts and resources to fit the goals and constraints of each individual engagements.