Redefining and Reskilling the Professional of the Future

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM EST

Duration: 60-minutes

Exponential growth of technologies is fueling unprecedented innovation and transforming how work gets done, who does it and even what work looks like! As technology evolves, skills will become increasingly obsolete, making it critical that Learning leaders prepare their organizations for today, tomorrow, and beyond by reimagining traditional learning frameworks and equipping their workers with the new skills and capabilities to succeed in this digitized workplace ecosystem. To keep up with the rapidly evolving digital landscape, the skills and capabilities of the “Professional of the Future” must be accurately forecasted, intentionally developed and continuously refined. Learning needs to be dynamic, agile and embedded in the flow of work, enabling the professionals of the future to embrace the art of the possible. This session focuses on the technical skillsets and innately human capabilities core to the professional of the future and how reskilling can provide employees the opportunity to take on meaningful, enriching work in support of an organization’s mission and vision.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will understand the new realities of the digital world and how this digital transformation will impact the work to be done, who and how the work will be performed and where it will be done.
  • Participants will understand how to enable the workforce to deliver value in the new digital world by developing and nurturing human capabilities and technical skills.
  • Participants will understand the tactical solutions able to be used for continuous learning or reskilling on technical and human capabilities.

Sponsored by:




   Lisa Purvis
Specialist Leader, Human Capital Learning & Career Mobility

   Deloitte Consulting

Lisa Purvis brings considerable experience delivering learning, talent and change solutions to her federal and public service clients. She works with organizations and agencies in a wide range of industries to develop and implement their strategic learning plans and guide them to their desired outcomes. Her current work focuses on the future of work and how it will impact the professional of the future with a focus on the professional’s profile and how to provide the right skill sets for success. Purvis serves as a trusted adviser to external clients and to Deloitte’s chief learning officers, providing strategic learning and career mobility advisory. Additionally, she advises on corporate university business case, op model and learning experience design. Purvis designed and served as the program lead for Human Capital’s Greenhouse Learning Solutions Client Lab program, and she routinely contributes to learning eminence. She holds a master’s in organizational leadership and a bachelor’s in human resource management.