27 octobre 2013

The University's Role in On the Job Training



http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/StratEDgy%20Graphic%20Resized.jpg?itok=kIrUoz70By Dayna Catropa. The Wall Street Journal recently posed this question: “Why aren’t companies getting graduates with the skills they need?”
“The Experts” responded with their perspectives. Reasons cited ranged from “our college graduates can’t write” (Bruce Nolop, former CFO of Pitney Bowes, Inc. and E*Trade Financial Corp.) to “The world has changed since the industrial revolution, but universities have not” (Kenneth Freeman, Allen Questrom professor and dean of Boston University School of Management). 
Eric Speigel, President and CEO of Siemens USA, shared a different perspective. Among other ideas, one of his suggestions focused on the need for companies to provide more on-the-job training for their employees. Read more...

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