Article: Customized & outcome-centric learning for a Skilled Workforce

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Customized & outcome-centric learning for a Skilled Workforce

Indian working professionals are culturally diverse, functional English speakers, possess good STEM skills and are ambitious. So, what exactly is holding us back from filling the skill gap and how can we fix that?
Customized & outcome-centric learning for a Skilled Workforce
India’s economy has progressed over the years leading to evolution of information technology businesses and continuous technology innovations that resulted in tremendous job opportunities like never before. While technology advancements have reached their peak with Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and automation changing business dynamics, organizations around the world have been facing the reality of skill shortage, and India is at the core of this. A Talent Shortage Survey of 40,000 employers globally revealed that 45 percent of the organizations are struggling to fill roles and that India easily makes it to the top 10 most impacted countries list.  On the surface, skilling should not be an issue. After all, India has one of the youngest workforces in the world and 64 percent of its sizable population will be in the working age group by 2021. Indian working professionals are culturally diverse, functional English speakers, possess good STEM skills and are am...

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