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UNwomen harps on continous Career skills for students

Femi Mustapha

 

A Group under the auspices of   United Nations Women(UNwomen) has emphasized on the need for continuous up skills of students for them to be more relevant Globally.

 

The Human Resource Focal point, UN women ,Mrs Oluwatosin Olanike gave the charge at the training of students and partners by University Canada West (UCW).

According to her, the shelf life of professional skills has drastically dropped from about 7 years to 2-3 years, therefore, emphasized up-Skilling  to continuing  stay relevant.

She further added that soft skills such as communication, creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability and emotional intelligence are critical for potential employees to develop.

Meanwhile, University Canada West’s Associate Director, Anthony Chukwuma, who  hosted the session said it is to help demonstrate how UCW combines these essential skills with a practical focus.

 

He said,  “Teaching excellence, combined with small class sizes, and professors with real-world business experience have led to 100% employability for UCW’s MBA graduates within 6 months”

 

The session included live interviews between Mrs Oluwatosin to help participants get a real-life experience in what international companies expect to hear while hiring candidates. She ended the event by inspiring all participants to push their limits and do more.

University, Canada West (UCW) is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution in British Colombia, Canada with over 5,000 students.

The varsity  has built a strong relationship with employers and businesses in their community and works to prepare international students for an impactful career.

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