We are living in an era of unprecedented change. Organizations are either being disrupted, afraid of being so, or are trying to disrupt someone else. In the past 16 years, over half the Fortune 500 are no longer on the list. To thrive–or even survive, organizations will need to employees with the skills to transform their organizations.
of corporate executives see disruption as constant and likely increasing in the future
of global organizations trying to equip employees with new skills through continuous learning
In this time of change, it is crucial to have a workforce that is skilled, nimble, and comfortable with uncertainty. Great organizations are recognizing this and are transforming their learning approaches so that employees can develop not only functional skills, but high-stakes skills such as leadership, communication, innovation, and change management. It is through transforming learning that the organization can equip its workforce to face the challenges of tomorrow.
Modern learners, including learners of all ages, have adapted to the technology ubiquitous in everyday life. They use a myriad of apps and call up knowledge easily at their fingertips. They develop and nurture social relationships with others through online channels. When it comes to learning, modern learners are not only comfortable with technology–they often prefer it, because of the flexibility it offers them to learn on their own terms.
The NovoEd experiential learning platform has been selected by premier institutions and training organizations to teach innovation and design thinking skills. The NovoEd platform enables social peer learning through team-based projects, which fosters the collaboration required to learn about and develop innovation. Specific features of the platform supporting this type of learning include the following:
Project-based assignments that allow for individual or team submissions
Robust team functionality to form teams, brainstorm, and collaborate virtually
Peer to peer feedback on project assignments