According to McKinsey, the new wave of automation and digitization brings its set of challenges, especially a great impact on the skills of the workforce. The new automation revolution will enormously affect employment and most organisations are not prepared to address the needs of their workforce to meet the needs of Industry 4.0.
Hence, the TransIT project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union, that the Knowledge, Innovation and Strategies Management Club is part of, is developing an innovative curricula, educational methods and training courses that guarantee an effective transition to Industry 4.0 standards. The project will provide a solution for company leaders, industry executives, HR professionals, SMEs and VET centers.
Partners in the project are: Trebag (Hungary), NUI Galway (Ireland), Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia - Institute for Business Education, Weople (Portugal), KISMC (Bulgaria), IDEC (Greece), ARTO (Hungary), Robot-X (Hungary).
The TransIT project will produce three main elements that together will form a complete training kit, whereas each element will offer strong capacity building and help to successful adjust to the forthcoming challenges of Industry 4.0 standards regarding the future of work.
The future of work will require two types of changes:
Highlights from the McKinsey blog article "Building the vital skills for the future of work in operations"
Overall, companies have a number of approaches to address the skills gap created by Industry 4.0:
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The Knowledge, Innovation and Strategies Management Club is a non-profit organisation set up in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2012 to foster knowledge and innovation management across South East Europe. KISMC is supporting the development of the innovation ecosystem in the region by bridging the gap between education, research and business.
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