Explore a variety of contemporary business challenges and understand the skills that will be required for career success in this environment
Identify new career, entrepreneurial and social enterprise opportunities that are presented by contemporary business challenges
Identify your learning needs and determine how you will address these in order to enhance career opportunities
Describe your personal competencies and attributes (skills, abilities, knowledge, career motivations), and the value these offer to a potential employer
The workplace of the future offers new challenges and opportunities, shaped by technological change and trends towards globalisation.
We’ll help you to identify and progress towards clearly defined career goals, whether you’re already employed or looking to start your career.
You’ll review the key global changes impacting the world of work and explore what these changes may mean for future careers. You’ll also discover the implications of new developments like 3D printing, the internet of things, cryptocurrencies and the circular economy.
Lessons from historical “technological revolutions”
Implications of the digital economy for the nature and location of work
Winners and losers in the digital workplace
How social changes are shaping the workplace of tomorrow
The changing relationship between our digital and physical workspaces
Entrepreneurial opportunities in the digital economy
Skills required for success in the digital workplace and how they can be acquired
This course is for anyone interested in how the world of work is changing and how this may affect their current or future career. It’s also suitable for anyone who provides career guidance, such as teachers, consultants and counsellors.