Facing an extremely competitive retail environment and the potential of disruptive technologies on the horizon, Walmart understood the value of providing education and training opportunities to its 1.4 million hourly associates. Unfortunately, Walmart leaders saw that the program wasn’t having the desired impact.

Download the case study to learn how Walmart and Guild built a best-in-class benefits program that eliminated the barriers preventing employees from going back to school and advancing their careers.

Find out why Guild is the education strategy partner to the Fortune 1000

Transforming education and tuition assistance programs from cost centers to strategic investments

How Walmart turned $1 a day into a priceless education

Traditional tuition reimbursement doesn't satisfy frontline employees, nor prepare them for the future of work

equivalent in college credits completed in skills training

80%

academic retention rate of Walmart students

credit hours completed

“We are proud to offer associates the opportunity to earn a college degree for just $1 a day - but Live Better U is much broader than that. It's about making education accessible, providing the tools to help associates...be successful and creating a path for our people to go as far in their educational journeys as their hard work, vision and talents will take them." 

JULIE MURPHY
Executive Vice President of People, Walmart U.S. 

BY THE NUMBERS

$320M

31,251

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How Walmart turned $1 a day into a priceless education

EDUCATION STRATEGY

Traditional tuition reimbursement programs no longer satisfy frontline employees,  nor keep up with the constantly evolving requirements of the workforce

Facing an extremely competitive retail environment and the potential of disruptive technologies on the horizon, Walmart understood the value of providing education and training opportunities to its 1.4 million hourly associates. Unfortunately, Walmart leaders saw that the program wasn’t having the desired impact.

Download the case study to learn how Walmart and Guild built a best-in-class benefits program that eliminated the barriers preventing employees from going back to school and advancing their careers.

CASE STUDY
EDUCATION STRATEGY