The largest four auditing Company’s ‘WaterhouseCoopers (PwC)’ recently announced the launch of its new coaching programs for staff on the blockchain related technologies.
As per a news published by a tech Publication ‘Digiday,’ the new course “Digital Accelerators” is a two years course offered by the company which is said to start fromJan. and will trainover a thousandemployees on everything from drones, blockchain, and 3D printing.
According to head of program at PwC ‘Sarah McEneaney’:
“My job is to future proof ourworkplace. It just seems table stakes at this point that people should have more technology skills. It’s needed for us to remain competitive and to be responsive for what our clients are also going through.”
Everycollaboratingparticipantisneededtopay around 10 hrs. per week in Digital Accelerator coursesno mattertheir past responsibilities. Thecourse of study wouldconsists ofthreebasic key areas withknowledgeand analyticstogether withblockchain at the initial level, drones,increasedreality, and cybersecurity at intermediate level, followed by AI and machine learning.
McEneaneydeclaredthat, with these new introduced courses, employees’ responsibilitiesare going to beonconsumerworkthat’scentereddigitally,thatshe saysmay be a“new role” for them.Roughlymore than 3,000staff employeeshave applied for a spotduring thisprogram since after the rollout of this application earlier this year.
Thecategoriesdesigned would include both onsiteas wellas virtualcoaching.
Increasingly, blockchainexperienceisturning intoa highly-sought-afterskillamong employersin an exceedinglysort ofindustries. Consequently,additionaluniversities and tradefacultiesare also giving thisemerging field of blockchain technology, an importance in theiracademicprograms.