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Industry Highlights for Week of November 13, 2017

As Corporate World Moves Toward Curated ‘Microlearning,’ Higher Ed Must Adapt

With the rapid pace of innovation, today’s businesses have to be agile and ready to meet shifting skills requirements. Corporate learning and development, also known as L&D, aims to meet this need by giving companies access to quick, intensive training for employees. This trend also means big changes for the higher education industry. For example, the introduction of free or low-cost online skills training has reduced demand for continuing education courses offered by colleges and universities. In order to adapt, institutions should turn their attention to options like competency-based learning.
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