Conference Agenda

Session
WS03: Bridging the Employability Gap for Engineering Students
Time:
Thursday, 18/Nov/2021:
10:00am - 11:30am

Session Chair: Dr. Sorab Bajaj, Coursera, India
Session Chair: Dr. África López-Rey, UNED, Spain
Location: Room A Humanities Faculty

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Engineering students are trailing behind in key digital skills that employers need, such as software engineering, statistical programming and data management, according to newly published research from Coursera that benchmarks skill levels of learners from 4,000 colleges and universities. Join Sorabh Bajaj, Skills Transformation Consultant, to discover how to leverage Coursera’s SkillSets and Guided Projects to help engineering students develop in-demand career skills. In this workshop, you will also learn about models of integrating e-learning in the student journey. Keywords—digital skills, engineering projects, e-learning, students
AGENDA
5 minutes Introduction
20 minutes SkillSets
20 minutes Guided Projects
20 minutes Models of integrating e-learning in the student journey

Session Abstract

Sorabh Bajaj serves as the Skills Transformation Consultant at Coursera, pursuing his passion of enabling students and young professionals to become future-ready. Sorabh has worked in the higher education sector for the last 12 years. In addition, he coaches students and mentors young professionals at Northwestern University, USA, Shiv Nadar University, Masters Union Business School, and Ahmedabad University-UC San Diego (Exec MBA Program).

LinkedIn profile:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sorabhbajaj/


Presentations

Bridging the Employability Gap for Engineering Students

Sorabh Bajaj

Coursera, India

Engineering students are trailing behind in key digital skills that employers need, such as software engineering, statistical programming and data management, according to newly published research from Coursera that benchmarks skill levels of learners from 4,000 colleges and universities. Join Sorabh Bajaj, Skills Transformation Consultant, to discover how to leverage Coursera’s SkillSets and Guided Projects to help engineering students develop in-demand career skills. In this workshop, you will also learn about models of integrating e-learning in the student journey.