Those with skills in Blockchain Management stand the best chance of getting hired in the year 2020 followed by Cloud computing and Analytical reasoning in a list drawn up by LinkedIn, the social network that focuses on professional networking and career development.
The top 10 most in-demand hard skills globally also include Artificial intelligence (AI), UX design, Business analysis, Affiliate marketing, Sales, Scientific computing and Video production. Most of these job profiles incorporate the latest in technological advancement with global business practices.
Incidentally, this was the first time Blockchain topped LinkedIn’s rankings of in-demand skills. The demand for blockchain experts was high in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Australia.
Several B-schools have, in recent years, introduced MBA or Masters’ programs in such areas to cater to the rising demand. They also offer full-time or part-time versions.
Blockchain, Cloud Computing Among Sectors With More Job opportunities in 2020
MBA in Blockchain Management
EU Business School offers a one-year full-time MBA program in Blockchain Management. It also has a two-year part-time version. The start dates are in October, January and March.
Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The school says the MBA will help the students gain an in-depth, panoramic understanding of the fundamentals of blockchain. They will also be able to critically evaluate processes, practices and tools of this disruptive technology.
The Blockchain Management program courses could be in Business Strategy Simulation, Cryptocurrencies & Fintech, Blockchain & Sustainable Development. The program is for those intending to pursue careers in Fintech, Transformation Management, Banking and Financial consulting.
On successful completion of the MBA, students at EU’s Barcelona, Swiss and Online campuses will get a state-recognized, university MBA degree awarded by Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain, (título propio) or EU Business School Switzerland degree which is internationally accredited by ACBSP, IACBE, IQA and certified by eduQua.
MBA in Cloud Computing
Offered by Dublin Business School, MBA (Cloud Computing) can be completed in one year as a full-time course or in two years as a part-time program. The MBA degree is awarded by Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI).
The program lays emphasis on structured approaches for delivering effective solutions in the Cloud that address value, efficiency, risks and costs associated with an increased reliance on Cloud Computing. The specialization also introduces learners to standard cloud practices and guides them through the planning, deployment and management of a cloud application.
5 In-demand Soft Skills
In the ranking of “soft” skills, LinkedIn put Creativity at the top of the 5 most in-demand soft skills globally. Persuasion, Collaboration, Adaptability and Emotional intelligence were the other qualities.
Developing soft skills are part and parcel of every MBA program from day one. The participants get adequate opportunities to develop their networking and other skills through classroom interactions, competitions, conferences, projects and immersion programs.
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