Four Enterprise Courses to Upskill Your Team

While your upskill strategy will likely have multiple components, online learning is sure to be one of them. Having a plan for offering enterprise courses to your employees is the perfect place to start, but deciding which courses to promote will depend on the specific needs of your company. 

Here are some of the most ideal online courses for upskilling enterprise teams and what you need to know about the process.



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5 Enterprise Upskill Strategies for 2021

Hiring a bulk of new external employees to fill skill gaps is costly and time consuming, especially when it comes to emerging tech and digital roles.

So what’s the best way to get workers with the technical skills you need while keeping everyone happy and not breaking the bank? Upskill your current employees.

If you don’t already have training as a part of your company culture, establishing an upskill strategy may sound a little intimidating. Have no fear. A recent PwC study shows that despite challenges like management buy-in, employee engagement and budgetary approvals, over 70% of employees typically want to upskill, either to be more innovative at work or increase their status. 

Giving the people what they want — opportunities to upskill on the job (and better yet, letting them lead the way) — is the key to a successful enterprise upskill strategy. 

Here are five strategies for leading an enterprise upskill  for your team.



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Workplace Trends To Watch for in 2021

COVID-19 has changed every aspect of our lives — at home and at work. Some of these changes are short-term, but most will have a lasting impact. While organizations have worked to adapt to the shift in technology and processes, one of the most profound changes has been that of our mindset. 

Even as we roll out the COVID-19 vaccination for mass distribution, many of these new changes will permanently reshape our conception of the world of work in the times to come. 

Remote work has become the norm and many organizations like Microsoft, Gartner, Adobe, PayPal, Salesforce, Slack, Twitter and more have adopted an indefinite work-from-home model.

With that in mind, it has become increasingly more important to redefine and further clarify company values and culture to keep organizations in sync with the new normal of working.  Here are some workplace trends that you can expect to see in 2021. 



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How AI Can Transform Your Workforce

Digital transformation is about so much more than implementing Slack in your company to streamline communication. The goal of digital transformation is to drive organizational change and support growth, and that requires the thoughtful, strategic use of technology like enterprise artificial intelligence (AI). 

To drive successful digital transformation in your organization, you must first drive alignment within your leadership and people teams. This will help streamline the solution, strategy, and execution.

Despite what the phrase AI may make you think of, it’s not only a hot trend or something to be used for one-off projects. It’s a powerful tool to drive digital transformation at scale. 

Let’s take a look at how AI can help transform your workforce.



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Why Upskilling Your Workforce is Your Best Option

You likely hired the employees you currently have at your business because they’re smart, capable and motivated. Unfortunately as time goes on, their skills can fall a little behind the times, especially when it comes to technology.

According to a recent PwC report, 79% of CEOs surveyed reported a lack of skilled workers is threatening the growth of their businesses. The good news is that there is a solution. Upskilling — training existing employees to learn new skills — can help businesses succeed, even in difficult times.



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Four Technologies to Help Your Business Through Digital Transformation

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact businesses, digital transformation has become a major buzzword — but some people struggle to define it. Just put “what is digital transformation” into Google and the responses will range anywhere from having an online presence in the form of a website to the complete rethinking of how organizations use technology. 

While there is no definitive answer to this question, the meaning depends on how you plan to lay the foundation of digital transformation for your business. For now, let’s agree that it’s much more than just having a website, using a fancy CRM, or chatbots.

According to a recent business impact survey of the 373 IT professionals conducted by IDG Research, 59% of respondents said that there has been increased pressure for digital transformation post the pandemic. 

As global businesses and enterprises try to adopt digital technologies, they grapple with the challenge of upskilling both their teams and themselves to be abreast of the latest trends in  digitization.

To ensure that your business is creating a truly impactful digital transformation strategy, read on to learn how our Nanodegree programs can help you skill your employees in popular technologies and to scale your efforts. 

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