Tue Sep 20
Viewing Post-Secondary Education Through a Product Lens
Job descriptions are becoming looser around education and experience. Beyond showing a list of degrees and certificates, businesses are considering personal project portfolios as proof that they have the required skills for a job. With the rise of alternative educational options - bootcamps, certificate programs, and professionals on YouTube - there are cheaper and more effective ways to learn practical and up-to-date information. Considering these signals, can we still justify the value and cost of traditional higher education? Is it time to reconsider higher education with a product lens?