On Wed, June 20, at the Canadian Community of Corporate Educators June meeting, Rob Pearson (Director, Executive and Corporate Education Ted Rogers School of Management) and I will share our thoughts on the impact automation on jobs and workplace learning practices.  Here’s a registration link some details on what we’ll be talking about.  Hope you can make it.

Learning, Technology and the Future of Work

Time & Location
Jun. 20, 8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Schulich Executive Education Centre, 222 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5K 1H6, Canada Suite 500
About the Session

New technologies, a rapidly changing economy, and employees with new expectations are disrupting the world of work. To keep pace with change, organizations and employees must invest in continuous learning. What are the emerging skills in the highly automated workplace? What are leading edge organizations doing to enable an engaged workforce? To survive, must the knowledge worker become the learning worker?

At the end of the session participants will leave with an improved understanding of:

  • How work roles are changing in the face of rapid technology innovation
  • Critical skills and behaviours in the workplace of the near future
  • Continuous learning as a mission critical activity for any business
  • How leading organizations are keeping their employees engaged and skilled
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