[E5] The future of skills – building skills in the age of automation to set your people apart

[E5] The future of skills – building skills in the age of automation to set your people apart

Ignite: lightning talks

Learning and Development Stream 5 / Future Talent, Skills and Capabilities

The future of skills – building skills in the age of automation to set your people apart

The world of work is in a constant state of flux – the jobs in demand are shifting and technology is developing so rapidly that it has been estimated that by 2020, about 5 million jobs will be replaced by automated machines. As automation and technology are increasingly entering the workplace, what is it that sets humans apart? How can we equip leaders and managers with the skills that will make them able to adapt to ever-changing and challenging situations? Join this fast-paced and engaging ignite session to hear different points of view and discuss:

  • the importance of human skills in the age of technology and automation
  • developing a culture of continuous learning to keep up with advancements
  • designing learning programmes that increase emotional intelligence and people skills

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