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Student-Centered vs. Competency-Based Learning: What Makes Sense For Central Ohio Adults?

Franklin University Franklin University Student-Centered vs. Competency-Based Learning: What Makes Sense For Central Ohio Adults?

Central Ohio is poised for expansive growth, with one million additional residents expected by 2050. As Columbus grows, new startups and employers are likely to enter the market, drawing top talent to the city. For Columbus’ current workforce, the accelerating pace of technology also requires new skills and new ways of thinking. This outlook has […]

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Bridging the Skills Gap: Strengthening Central Ohio’s Workforce and Economy

Franklin University Franklin University Bridging the Skills Gap: Strengthening Central Ohio’s Workforce and Economy

Industries across Central Ohio face a growing challenge—a shortage of talent for high-skill jobs. Issues like technology advancement and automation, an aging workforce and a shifting economy are all compounding to make it harder than ever to attract and retain talent. These circumstances beg the question: How will Columbus bridge the widening workforce gap to […]

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A State of Change: The New Realities of Online Education in Central Ohio & Beyond

Franklin University Franklin University A State of Change: The New Realities of Online Education in Central Ohio & Beyond

The coronavirus pandemic, in a matter of months, has disrupted nearly every facet of life. One of the first sectors to face unprecedented change due to COVID-19 was education. Ohio was one of the first states to suspend in-person learning and, ultimately, close schools and campuses across the state.  The Columbus Region has one of […]

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5 Higher Education Trends and What They Mean for Central Ohio’s Workforce

Franklin University Franklin University 5 Higher Education Trends and What They Mean for Central Ohio’s Workforce

Higher education is at an inflection point. Shifting government regulations and expectations for return on investment are just a few of the major factors making waves in the industry. How are higher education institutions responding to this environment and which topics are dominating the conversation? Perhaps most importantly, how will these trends impact the economy […]

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Why a Master’s Degree in Accounting Will Help You Excel in the Columbus Job Market 

Franklin University Franklin University Why a Master’s Degree in Accounting Will Help You Excel in the Columbus Job Market 

Looking for a secure career with plenty of growth opportunities and strong salaries? Accounting is one of the Columbus jobs that meets the bill. Jobs for accountants and auditors in Columbus are expected to grow 6% over the next 10 years.  Combine that job growth with median salaries of $68,819 and an economy in need […]

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Why a Doctorate in Business Administration Will Help Columbus Business Professionals Get Ahead

Franklin University Franklin University Why a Doctorate in Business Administration Will Help Columbus Business Professionals Get Ahead

From industry-leading companies to thriving startups, Columbus is ripe with opportunities for business professionals. The Columbus job market is also increasingly competitive—the result of a combination of low unemployment, slower job growth and wages holding steady rather than increasing. So now more than ever, advancing means setting yourself apart. But how do you do it? […]

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Big Data is Big Business in Columbus—And These Jobs Are On The Rise

Franklin University Franklin University Big Data is Big Business in Columbus—And These Jobs Are On The Rise

Big Data is no longer a trendy phrase. It’s an essential business strategy. Big Data is being used by businesses of all sizes to gain a competitive edge in areas like:  Innovation and product development Advertising and marketing insights Customer acquisition and retention Risk management Operational efficiency  The sheer volume and accessibility of data is […]

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