It's no surprise that data science savvy professionals are in high demand in today's job market. With a 650% increase in data science jobs since 2012, now is the time to familiarize yourself with data science and other key topics in computer science.
In the past 18 months, most of us have experienced what happens when supply chains falter. In a recent webinar, Dr. Chris Caplice, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and Dr. Bruce Cameron, Director of MIT's System Architecture Lab, discussed how the pandemic called attention to the interconnectedness of supply chains and the value of a systems thinking approach for professionals working in supply chain design and management.
Did you know that MIT xPRO hosts free live webinars and Q&As, led by MIT faculty and instructors? These virtual presentations detail the ins-and-outs of MIT xPRO's courses and programs and cover special topics in emerging technology and workforce education. Join MIT instructors to explore topics like systems thinking, supply chain management, additive manufacturing, machine learning, and more in these upcoming webinars:.
Seven Networking Tips for online learners, from MIT and beyond - For working professionals and job hunters, building a professional networking has historically been a key selling point for investment in traditional in-person continuing education or workforce training. This focus on networking is not surprising, considering that 80% of jobs are filled through personal and professional connections.
"We see that the most successful Bootcampers, during the Bootcamp and afterwards, are individuals who participate with the intention to learn from others and elevate the team's success over their individual priorities.
A recent survey of professionals who earned a professional certificate in Additive Manufacturing (AM) from MIT xPRO illustrates how learning online can result in career improvements.
Abigael Bamgboye knows a thing or two about how to succeed in an online course. Between completing a MicroMasters® Program in Data, Economics and Development Policy (DEDP), an MIT Professional Education Leading Digital Transformation program, as well as other virtual courses including the Part-Time YouTuber Academy and “Seeds for the Future” online program, she has completed over 800 hours of online learning!
Although many organizations have professional development budget set aside, asking an employer to pay for your continuing education can be a bit intimidating. According to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report, 50% of all employees will need reskilling by 2025 as the “double-disruption” of a pandemic and increasing automation takes a toll on the global economy. Online courses and programs offer the flexibility that busy learners need, while giving employers a more scalable workforce education solution for increasingly distributed teams.
Two-thirds of Survey Respondents Saw Career impact Within SIX Months. A recent survey of professionals who earned Architecture and Systems Engineering certificates from MIT xPRO illustrates how learning online can result in major career advancement.
It's easy to get overwhelmed by all of the free educational webinars and online learning resources available today. The good news is that it only takes an hour to gain new insights from MIT faculty on the latest topics in emerging technology and workforce learning.