Talent development is key to organizations keeping pace with today’s rapidly changing workplace. Companies require talent that possesses discipline and systems mastery, combined with an ability to handle cross-functional, multicultural teams, projects, and assignments. Yet, colleges and universities face challenges in preparing students across all the competency dimensions employers demand.
The T-model configures academic and professional development in a way that allows institutions to provide students with a solid foundation, built through rich academic and co-curricular experiences so they can adapt to the evolving workplace. In this volume, readers are introduced to the dynamics of the workplace that generate the need for T-professionals. Representatives from different segments of higher education share how they infuse the T-model across the curriculum and industry professionals offer insights on the necessity to grow as a T, once new graduates enter the workforce.