While there is much talk about the need to prepare for technological disruptions to work and society, there is little discussion about what values, structures and practices can be fostered to help people do so in a constructive and engaged way.
The Open University Business School has partnered with The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) to offer a free four-week course targeted at those with an interest in financial management across the public and not-for-profit sectors.
Many experts are predicting that we are rapidly headed toward a “fourth industrial revolution” where automation, robotics and computing take centre stage. Obviously, this shift could be revolutionary. However, the perhaps more important question is if it will also be empowering?