Digital transformation to boost employability: skills to accelerate your business students’ adaptability to the digital economy

Digital transformation to boost employability: skills to accelerate your business students’ adaptability to the digital economy

Date: 22 October 2020
Time: 14:00-15:00 GMT

How are Business Schools driving digital transformation and skills development today?

To find out, AMBA & BGA will be joined by experts from leading online learning platform Coursera – as well as representatives from the business education community – for an interactive webinar for Business School leaders.

Our panel will explore how Business Schools can address the opportunities and challenges of digitalisation; and how they are ensuring students are equipped with the business skills needed by employers’ in the post-Covid-19 workplace.

We’ll take stock of what has changed, what we have learned, and what the future might look like for Business Schools and their students in the digital economy.

Meet the speakers

Adam Lewis, Skills Transformation Director at EMEA, Coursera

Adam Lewis is the Skills Transformation Director at EMEA in Coursera. In his role, he advises companies, governments and universities on the skills they need for the future and helps them to design digital learning programmes to develop their people.

Before working at Coursera, Adam was a management consultant at Moorhouse, helping clients to deliver transformational change. He also designed the firm’s first consulting academy.


Bhavin Bhagalia, EMEA Partnerships Director, Coursera

Bhavin joined Coursera in June 2020 in the Coursera for Campus team and is responsible for developing Higher Education relationships across EMEA. 

Prior to joining Coursera, he spent three years as an Education Industry Lead at Microsoft for Higher and Further Education, helping to drive innovation utilising Microsoft technologies. He previously spent nine years at Gartner working with UK universities. 

With his background in Edtech Bhavin is passionate about leveraging technological innovation to drive teaching and learning forward.


Frances Quirke, Partnerships Director for Campus in EMEA, Coursera

Frances Quirke is Partnerships Director for Coursera for Campus in EMEA. She supports universities across Europe and Africa that want to offer a high-quality online experience to ensure that students are ready for the jobs of tomorrow and are skilled in the key Industry 4.0 areas. 

Frances has been working in the education sector for 10 years, working closely with schools, FE colleges and with higher education institutions.

Frances Quirke

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