Title: The 21st Century Workforce Disconnect
Speaker: Woody Robertson, Chief Development Officer, Lumerit Education
Description:When college professors and hiring professionals are surveyed, they significantly disagree on how prepared a graduate is for life in the modern world. Academic knowledge is important, but will it prepare a student for success in their future employment? Are students learning the soft skills employers demand such as Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking and Creativity? Are they developing media, information, technology, life and career skills? In this session, learn how to successfully onboard the graduate of today’s universities.
Date: July 25, 2018
11:30 Network & Lunch
Location: The County Line
10101 W Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78230
Lunch is included
Woody is a high-energy, creative thinker with a proven track record of growing businesses. After first-hand experiencing the benefits of unbundling college and pioneering the methodologies of credit aggregation which he applied to his BSBA in Business Management, he Co-Founded Lumerit Education, an organization which helps students navigate college smarter. A frequent motivational speaker at events, his information-packed sessions are innovative and inspiring.
Over the past fourteen years, Lumerit has served over 25,000 students from all fifty states and 26 countries and in more recent years has moved from working with individual students to serving the largest corporations around the country. Lumerit has mapped to over 1,000 colleges and university and blends world-class academic advising with flexible online courses, saving an average 30-50% of cost.