Who is General Assembly?
General Assembly is a leader in training, staffing and career transformation that specializes in educating individuals and companies in today’s most in-demand skills. It began as a co-working space in 2011 and has expanded into campuses in 20 cities and has over 35,000 graduates worldwide. General Assembly also has over 250 expert instructors and over 2,500 hiring partners!
What Do They Do?
General Assembly cultivates a professional community of both individuals and companies through award-winning, dynamic training and strategic career connections. The education they provide allows professionals struggling to compete in an increasingly technological economy to close the global skills gap.
What Does the Training Involve?
General Assembly’s curriculum is created by expert instructional designers, and it provides current, relevant and applicable coursework. Their technical education covers both hard and soft skills that enables students to reach their full potential and pursue tech-related careers. They use the latest technological tools to provide students with a mix of engaging online and offline experiences.
Individual training consists of building vital skills, networking, and boosting portfolios. Company training includes creating partnerships with Fortune 1000 companies, customized staff training and building a dedicated hiring pipeline to acquire GA alumni. The in-demand fields they specialize in are coding, UX and design, data, business, marketing and career development.
They have locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia! They provide both full-time and part-time courses as well as self-paced courses, classes, workshops, and events. In addition to training, students receive career search support from career coaches.
GA participants are very diverse. They include LGBTQ+ individuals, single parents, new Americans, refugees, veterans and people with disabilities. Their 50% of their social impact students are women, 77% are nonwhite and 100% are unemployed or underemployed. GA’s participants share a passion for learning and are ready to transform their career.
General Assembly Workshop and Company Tour with Texas AMA
General Assembly will be hosting a workshop and company tour on Thursday, October 25thfor AMA members. Come by to learn more about their company and about product management!
By Evelyn Gonzalez