Today’s employers demand work-ready graduates. They look for candidates who have knowledge and expertise that align directly with job responsibilities. Candidates must also demonstrate a high level of analytical, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.

How can higher education institutions prepare graduates with both the hard and soft skills that the labor market requires? This webinar offers perspectives on how leading educators in emerging markets are designing course content more relevant to employers’ needs for students to excel in the workplace.

Speakers include Abigail Welbeck, Director of Career Services, Ashesi University, Ghana; Valerie Lopes, Professor, Seneca College, Toronto; and Maria Elena Lira, Dean of Business, Tec de Monterrey, Mexico. The webinar is moderated by Mohammed Ali Khan, Senior Education Specialist, IFC.

Higher education institutions have an unprecedented opportunity to become more competitive by embracing the employability agenda. IFC’s webinar series on Employability in Higher Education shares lessons learned with educators intent on ensuring rewarding careers for their graduates.