Making Sense of Changes in Higher Education

September 12, 2017
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf

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John discusses new ways of going to college and “doing college”. Aspects of college that people will find familiar and some different. These differences now mean we have robust options to map skills to jobs. This can start in middle school through college to companies. We need skills across the pipeline that are thinking about the broader pipeline. We need everyone around the table to create alignment. John shares his thoughts on the following questions: 1. What are you most hopeful about regarding higher education in the future? 2. What skills do you see as required for the 21st century economy? Debunk the myths about what is available especially if we consider lifelong learning. 3. What are the delivery mechanisms that will support this education in a quality manner? 4. How do you balance cost of education, speed of education change, and quality? 5. You talk about testing of new approaches, what do you mean by this? 6. How should parents and students rethink education?

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Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Ms. Metcalf, Founder, CEO and Board Chair of Metcalf and Associates is a highly sought-after expert in anticipating and leveraging future business trends to transform organizations. She has captured her thirty years of experience and success in an award-winning series of books which are used by public, private and academic organizations to align company-wide strategy, systems and culture with innovative leadership techniques. As a preeminent change agent, Ms. Metcalf has set strategic direction and then transformed her client organizations to deliver significant business results such as increased profitability, cycle time reduction, improved quality, and increased employee effectiveness. For years, she has been willing to share her hard-won insights - through conference speaking, industry publications, radio talk-shows, and video presentations. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com

Metcalf and Associates has a 25 plus year track record of delivering value to high-performing clients ranging from local Ohio small businesses to Fortune 15 organizations to the US Armed Forces. Client industry mainstays include technology, engineering, manufacturing, financial and medical services. Metcalf and Associates also has an international presence having been on-the-ground helping companies in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Metcalf and Associates was recognized by Insights Success magazine as one of the 50 fastest growing and most reliable consulting companies in 2016.

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