This stream focuses on ways to develop models for cooperation and partnerships which focus on innovation and growth across economic sectors and contribute to the development of people's skills and competences.
Design is one of Europe's great strengths and, in these tough times it can play a key role in boosting innovation, competitiveness and growth in the European economy. This session will present and discuss the value of integrating design elements into higher education curricula, beyond traditional art-related courses, and how this can enrich the student learning experience; providing an added dimension that contributes to a more creative and open minded skill set.
Moderator: Mr Richard Tuff [203 KB] , Director, ERRIN
Rapporteur: Mr Ludovico Monforte [209 KB] , Lombardy Chamber of Commerce
The session will address a dynamic relationship: changes in the economy and society are sparking demand for new job profiles, skills and abilities, making the role of higher education in preparing graduates for the needs of the job market more important than ever. This session will involve relevant stakeholders, such as human resources managers, and present initiatives addressed at developing new job profiles.
The session will focus on practical examples and the question of how university-business cooperation can help meet the challenge faced by the human resources of the future.
Moderator: Mr Ben Butters [27 KB] , Director of EU Affairs for EUROCHAMBRES