Category Archives: Talent Mgmt

Augment or Replace: How Will AI Impact the Workplace?

Augment or Replace: How Will AI Impact the Workplace?

A future where Artificial Intelligence (AI) renders humans largely redundant in the workplace is one view of AI’s societal impact. Another view is that although AI will redefine the concept of earning a living, the technology will liberate individuals from routine tasks and enable them to perform to much higher levels. Both views were discussedRead More

MicroMaster’s Team to Compete in Final of Global Simulation Game

MicroMaster’s Team to Compete in Final of Global Simulation Game

Four MITx MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management Learners who have never met in person but only online, will compete in the Global Professional Final of The Fresh Connection supply chain simulation on September 28, 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal. The learners competed against thousands of students to qualify for the contest. They will compete against nine other teams from aroundRead More

A New Class of Education Makes the Grade

A New Class of Education Makes the Grade

The education industry is not known for being on the cutting edge of innovation, but last month a milestone was reached in an innovative online program that opens new avenues to professional education. Called MITx MicroMasters, the program is part of a broader movement to redefine the way professional education is structured and delivered inRead More

MicroMasters Milestones: First Cohort Finishes; 180,000+ Learners; 500+ Years of Traditional Classes

MicroMasters Milestones: First Cohort Finishes; 180,000+ Learners; 500+ Years of Traditional Classes

The first-ever cohort in MIT’s inaugural online MicroMasters program — consisting of more than 1,100 learners who completed all five of the online courses in supply chain management — has received its final MicroMasters certificates. The pioneering cohort was honored at an online ceremony on June 20 2017. Of those learners who opted to takeRead More