In the context of digitalization and moving on to the so called gig economy, innovation, creativity, management of uncertainty, flexibility and capacity to adapt to changes turn into the main characters. But without doubt, this pandemic has speed up and consolidated trends already implemented such as digital transformation of PYMES, tele work in great companies and online sale in most sectors.
This is what experts foresee but if we have learned anything in the last weeks is that reality can change from one day to another. Therefore, developing soft skills is today more than ever, an investment for the future as they are essential in any work position. Technologies change and expire but soft skills remain.
These transversal skills such as the capacity to adapt, creative thinking or the capacity to work in teams were already before the crisis, more appreciated than experience or the degree. But the new context we are facing requires paying attention to:
But we also have to assume that some changes undergone in the last weeks are going to form part of our daily life for a long time. The creation of employment and personal environments focused on collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and putting people at the heart are crucial for the reactivation of the economy.
In this new scenario, the educational model of CEU Universities still matches in a world even more changing and uncertain. We offer comprehensive education which goes beyond knowledge and curriculum boosting the development of students at all its levels and with Christian humanist values at the centre. Therefore, we ambition that each student will be able to give their best turning into an agent for change in a society requiring commitment and values. Without doubt the capacity to adapt to future changes and challenges and to do it in a resilient manner will be an advantage both at a personal and professional level.