Understand how digital technology influences our lives and the way we work, with the IOC and the University of Leeds.
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Explore the changing face of technology in the workplace
The current digital workplace is fast-moving and presents an ever-changing job market.
On this two-week course, you’ll discover why digital skills are so important, and the type of job roles that lean heavily on this knowledge.
Guided by industry experts, you’ll learn how to keep on top of digital trends to help you thrive in the workplace.
Future-proof your career with essential digital skills
You’ll examine some of the big myths surrounding the future of work, and demystify the role of ‘tech’ in the workplace.
Using up-to-date case studies and videos from people who have recently started working, you’ll discover first-hand how the digital workplace affects you as a worker.
You’ll learn about the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the importance of digital skills in today’s job market before reflecting on the transferable skills you’ll need to secure the future of your career.
You’ll then apply what you have learned to create a guide for your next professional steps.
Understand how digital technologies are changing the way we work and live
The influence of digital technology in our lives is vast and this course will help you identify the ways you can use technology to work smarter.
By the end of the course, you’ll have the confidence and tools to progress your career in the digital workplace.
Whether you’re just entering the world of work, or you’re forging a new career path in the fast-moving digital space, this course is a practical guide to using technology effectively.
- The Fourth Industrial Revolution
- How technology affects us
- The world of data
- Artificial intelligence vs. human intelligence
- Digital skills
- Transferable skills
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for people who have some digital skills but would like to build confidence in using digital technology.
You may be new to the workplace, returning to employment or already working and want to understand how practices have evolved in order to futureproof your career.