In October 2010, Rupertsland Institute became the new signatory to the Aboriginal Skill Employment and Training Strategy (ASETS) agreement in Alberta, an agreement totalling more than $68 million over 5 years or more than $13 million in federal government funding annually.
The current Rupertsland Institute Business Plan was published on May 21, 2010 and is available for download.
The business plan goals for RLI’s Métis Training to Employment (MTE) program include:
Goal 1 – Operational and Administrative Excellence
To ensure field operations and administrative practices are consistent with professional quality, integrity and results-based accountability.
Goal 2 – Client Self-sufficiency
To ensure clients receive effective counselling, quality employment assessments, relevant information and training supports that lead to sound decision-making and a high probability for satisfactory employment outcomes in the future labour market.
Goal 3 – Strategic Partnerships
To develop and leverage program operations and strategic ventures with public and private sector partnerships leading to positive client transitions in the labour market.
Goal 4 – Innovation and Strategic Leadership
To create, market and develop Métis Training to Employment initiatives that demonstrate a fresh, bold approach to Aboriginal programming.
Goal 5 – Enhanced Program Performance
To develop the capacity to measure, evaluate and change program delivery, and to determine community and stakeholder satisfaction with Métis Training to Employment programs and services.