Jobs of Tomorrow: The Future of Work, Workplace and Workforce
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating demand for millions of new jobs, with vast new opportunities for fulfilling people’s potential and aspirations. However, in order to turn these opportunities into reality, new sources of data and innovative approaches to understand emerging jobs and skills, as well as to empower effective and coordinated large-scale action are urgently needed across the globe.” World Economic Forum Report – January 2020. The course provides a high-level overview of digital technologies as applied to different perspectives around the future of work, workplace and workforce taking on the lens of business, policy, and workforce development. Embedded in the approach is the assumption that tackling these complex workplace and workforce issues will require new competencies for executives, including the ability to collaborate with and understand the needs of workforce, policy leaders, and technology.