As the direct link to the market, employers understand best what knowledge and skills are needed from their hires for their businesses to succeed. How can educators create a win-win scenario to build and maintain relationships with companies for the long-term? This webinar explores how universities are utilizing program advisory committees, applied research, and more to successfully drive their connections with industry.
Educators have accelerated their growth in online education and are transforming the services that they provide to their students. This includes career services, where the opportunity exists to expand and improve upon resources, reach more students, and track metrics for success, all through greater digital efficiencies. This webinar offers perspectives on how leading educators are digitizing their career services in support of institutional excellence.
Higher education institutions have access to a treasure trove of data on their students and graduates. From basic demographics to first-year retention to statistics on employment outcomes, institutions that study their data have a greater potential to improve career outcomes for their students. This webinar shares insights on how educators can prioritize the data they collect, resulting in valuable decision-making.
The public and private sector can work together in support of education systems that can adapt to teaching the skillsets needed for students and workers to be relevant in today’s job market. This webinar discusses the importance of enabling access to good jobs with fair pay and decent working conditions for a larger share of the global workforce.
A recent study by IFC and the World Bank Group found that demand for digital skills training will surge in the coming decade, and that significant opportunities exist to increase the role of the private sector in meeting the digital skills gap. Education providers, policy makers, and the private sector will need to work together to address the challenge.
Higher education institutions are taking strategic action to better prepare their graduates for the workforce. They're implementing multi-faceted plans that involve virtual, physical, and experiential learning structures to help their students build relevant skills. This webinar offers perspectives on how leading educators are assessing and honing their employability strategies for the benefit of their institutions, employers, and their graduates.
Employers are attracted to candidates who can demonstrate they’ve successfully completed an internship, apprenticeship, or some other form of work-integrated learning (WIL). This webinar offers perspectives on how leading educators are developing industry-academia partnerships to ensure their students are job-ready and competitive.
Today’s employers demand work-ready graduates. They look for candidates who have knowledge and expertise that align directly with job responsibilities. This webinar offers perspectives on how leading educators in emerging markets are designing course content more relevant to employers’ needs for students to excel in the workplace.
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