Lesson: Bridging Workplace Generation Gap

14 Views
0 Downloads
0 Favorites

Lesson Objective

Bridging Workplace Generation Gap

Lesson Plan

It is no secret that bridging workplace generation gap is the most prominent challenge facing both organizations and employees today. In fact, bridging the gap has become more evident during the last couple of years, particularly in light of the global recession.

The bridging generation gap is a result of the fact that, in the past few decades, a large segment of the population has been affected by the onset of global financial crisis and unemployment rate that were sky high. This is a major setback to the overall job market. This led to an increased demand for qualified professionals that are not yet available at the job level.

There are several factors that have contributed to this problem including a lack of enough qualified personnel with the needed skills to fill up the available job openings. Another factor that is also one of the major causes of bridging the gap is that of unemployment rates that were too high for the jobless population to accept.

To address this problem, there are two main ways by which a company can overcome the bridging gap. One is through providing an appropriate educational program that addresses the necessary skills of the people who would eventually take over and help establish the necessary infrastructure that would enable them to work successfully. The second is through offering an appropriate training program that will help a worker to enhance their skills through various career development activities that will help them to develop the necessary leadership qualities that are required in order to overcome the challenge of bridging the generation gap.

Many organizations are looking for alternative ways through which they can ensure that they are providing their employees with the right kind of education programs that address the needs of the workforce. This is because many businesses find themselves facing significant challenges such as finding qualified workers and thus trying to find ways to fill up the gaps that have been created by the loss of jobs.

There are many organizations that have started using different forms of technology to overcome the bridging gap. This includes the use of online education programs that can provide the needed skills in a convenient manner. This has helped many companies to offer their employees an easy time of getting training at their own convenience and have also helped them get an edge over their competitors.

There are many online education programs that can be availed by employees. These include programs such as certificates, diploma, associate degrees and even master's degree. that provide individuals with the necessary skills to easily enter the workforce after completing a program that suits their needs and demands.

Other types of online education programs include certificates and diplomas that can be obtained from online institutions that have been accredited by the relevant organizations. As these programs usually require little effort on the part of the employee, it is a great way to provide a solution to bridging the bridging generation gap.

There are many advantages to these online education programs. First, they are offered at a lower rate than what is offered by the traditional universities and other educational institutions. Second, they are usually available in the comfort of the employee's homes. Third, the programs offered by online universities usually last a longer period of time, which means that a lot of time can be spent on learning and improving one's skills instead of having to spend a lot of money on courses that will give one less than six months of education.

There are many reasons why online education programs are a great option for bridging the generation gap. Some of the major ones include the following.

Online programs have the advantage of being flexible and can be completed anytime, anywhere and at any time that an employee wants to. They do not have to travel to a campus or attend a workplace, and therefore can fit into an employee's life quite easily. This is especially important in countries like India and China, where the work force is relatively small and most companies have staff members working from home.

Another benefit of these online education programs is that they provide employees with an opportunity to learn from the comfort of their homes, rather than having to go to the office or attend a classroom. Since most of the learning happens at home, the employee does not need to be in front of the computer screen or the television, which means the amount of time they are actually learning is much more effective.

Lesson Resources

No resources at this time.

Close

 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close