The 10 Most Important Skills for 2020


Another list, but this one has very interesting additions to what we’ve seen so far (the reason I am sharing!).

FuScreenshot 2014-09-30 16.49.22ture Work Skills of 2020

The Skill:

■ Sense making
● Ability to determine the deeper meaning or significance of what is being expressed
■ The Drivers: Rise of smart machines and systems
The Skill:
■ Social intelligence
● Ability to connect to others in a deep and direct way, to sense and stimulate reactions and desired interactions
■ The Drivers: Rise of smart machines and systems, Globally connected world
The Skill:
■ Novel and adaptive thinking
● Proficiency at thinking and coming up with solutions and responses beyond that which is rote or rule-based
■ The Drivers: Rise of smart machines and systems, Globally connected world
The Skill:
■ Cross cultural competency
● Ability to operate in different cultural settings
■ The Drivers: Superstructed organizations, Globally connected world
The Skill:
■ Computational thinking
● Ability to translate vast amounts of data into abstract concepts and to understand data based reasoning
■ The Drivers: New media ecology, Computational world
The Skill:
■ New Media Literacy
● Ability to critically assess and develop content that uses new media forms, and to leverage these media for persuasive communication
■ The Drivers: Extreme longevity, New media ecology, Superstructed organizations
The Skill:
■ Transdisciplinary
● Literacy in and ability to understand concepts across multiple disciplines
■ The Drivers: Extreme longevity, Computational world
The Skill:
■ Design Mindset
● Ability to represent and develop tasks and work processes for desired outcomes
■ The Drivers: Superstructed organizations, Computational world
The Skill:
■ Cognitive load management
● Ability to discriminate and filter information for importance, and to understand how to maximize cognitive functions
■ The Drivers: Superstructed organizations, Computational world, New media ecology
The Skill:
■ Virtual collaboration
● Ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team
■ The Drivers: Superstructed organizations, Globally connected world

http://www.top10onlinecolleges.org/work-skills-2020/

 

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