How to Bridge The Skills Gap with Online Learning Programs and Career Pathways

HR and L&D teams face a significant challenge in addressing the skills gap. Learn strategies to help employees be more adaptive through online learning and custom career pathways.

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This FREE webinar was recorded on:
September 01, 2020
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM EST

Workforce development is critical to remain competitive in our fast changing environment and the growing skills gap between employee knowledge and job requirements is becoming a strategic challenge for L&D and HR leaders everywhere.

How these departments address this challenge is going to shape the future of the labor market, the jobs that are available and the way that L&D is viewed by organizational leadership. 

Join Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX and Matt Sigelman, CEO of Burning Glass, as they share insights on how organizations can effectively implement online learning programs to create learning and career pathways which help employees be more responsive and productive in fast changing organizations. 

Key takeaways include: 

  • Learn how online learning programs accelerate skills development
  • Hear how creating career pathways effectively directs employee learning
  • Discover the impact online learning platforms have on employees
  • Explore ways to upskill and reskill valuable employees.

Presenters:

Anant Agarwal
Chief Executive Officer
edX

A serial entrepreneur, noted MIT electrical engineering and computer science professor, and Yidan Prize laureate, Anant founded edX in 2012 as an online learning platform that promised to revolutionize education. His original vision, supported by Harvard and MIT - to provide access to high quality education at scale - remains at the heart of edX. The edX community has grown to over 30 million learners and more than 150 academic and corporate institutions, including Harvard, MIT, Oxford, IBM, and others. Anant holds a Ph.D. from Stanford and a bachelor's from IIT Madras. Anant's twitter handle is @agarwaledu.

Matt Sigelman
Chief Executive Officer
Burning Glass

For more than a decade, Matt has led Burning Glass in harnessing the power of data and artificial intelligence technologies that have cracked the genetic code of the job market. Powered by the world’s largest and most sophisticated database of jobs and talent, Burning Glass delivers real-time data and breakthrough planning tools that inform careers, define academic programs and shape workforces. Matt is consulted frequently by national media, researchers and industry leaders. He served previously with McKinsey & Company and Capital One. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard.

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