Skills for Employability: Leveraging Technology in Higher Ed to Prepare Students for the Workforce

Monday, August 9, 2021 10:00 AM to 10:40 AM
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The World Economic Forum projects 40% of core skills will change for workers set to remain in their roles by 2025. Meanwhile, more and more companies are moving to a skills-first hiring model, with some removing degree requirements altogether. To address student needs amid this dynamic work environment, higher ed will need to rethink how it is preparing them to compete in the workforce. Join Shravan Goli, Chief Product Officer at Coursera, to learn how colleges and universities can use data insights, hands-on learning, and AI-powered tools to help students develop the right skills to propel their careers. Through real world examples and innovations, Goli will examine how a tech-driven approach can enable higher ed institutions of all sizes to scale high-quality, career-focused learning programs.
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CourseraCoursera - Virtual BoothCoursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 82 million registered learners as of March 31, 2021. Coursera partners with over 200 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including Guided Projects, courses, Specializations, certificates, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. More than 6,000 institutions have used Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students, including in high-demand fields such as data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021. Hear from Coursera during ASU+GSV Summit 2021   Skills for Employability: Leveraging Technology in Higher Ed to Prepare Students for the Workforce - Shravan Goli, Chief Product Officer  Tech Leaders as Learning Brands  - Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO Building a Mission Driven Brand  - Kim Caldbeck, Chief Marketing Officer    Public-Private Partnerships Driving Workforce Recovery  - Kevin Mills , Head of Public Sector  Raising the Line: Training the Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals at Scale  - Tiffany Jones, Healthcare Content Strategy Manager Why and How of Online, Job Relevant Degrees  - Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer  Building a more just world - The role of institutions in defining the new normal  - Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO