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Future-Proofing Your Workforce: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve in the Digital Skills Landscape

The digital skills landscape is rapidly evolving, and businesses need to stay ahead of the curve to future-proof their workforce.

During this session from the 2023 Employee Engagement Summit, Frances Quirke, Partnerships Director EMEA at Coursera discussed several strategies that organisations can implement to upskill their employees to ensure they have the necessary digital skills for the future and for the organisation to remain competitive.

Frances Quirke

Frances Quirke

Coursera Partnerships Director, EMEA
Frances has been at Coursera since 2020 and currently serves as a Partnerships Director. As Partnerships Director Frances' role involves working with some of the largest organisations across the UK and Ireland. Frances works to ensure that these skills development projects align with organisational objectives to drive measurable impact around improving internal mobility, decreasing attrition, reskilling and improving opportunity across diverse and minority groups. Frances has previously supported universities in embedding in-demand skills within their curriculums and has worked on transformational projects to improve the student experience through her work with Learning Management providers. Frances champions diversity and inclusion in the workplace and loves nothing better than working on programmes to support minority groups to move into data and tech roles. Outside of work Frances is (trying!) to play tennis and golf and is (also trying) to play the piano.

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