Why Next-Ex?

Why have we created the Next-Ex programme?

The world has changed. And it will keep on changing

The only constant is change

Heraclitus 1st Centuary BC

What's changed?

The future of work will look different:

There will be many more micro businesses
On-line platforms will make work sharing easier
Skills and not work will be the new commodity
The future of work is not about programming
Specific/transferable skills are needed
Experienced technical professionals are uniquely placed to take advantage of the future

Next-Ex will help you to:

  • Identify your skills
  • Understand how to apply your skills in a changing future
  • Motivate yourself
  • Acquire the knowledge to start your Next Experience
  • Practice your new skills in a learning environment
  • Generate your own guide to your future work based on your questions
  • Bibliography:

    Atract and Retain Talent in Industry; EIIL research; 2014
  • Seniors as mentors - new role inside or outside the company
  • Atract and Retain Talent in Industry; EIIL research; 2014
  • Seniors as mentors - new role inside or outside the company
  • Industry 4.0; EIIL research; 2017
  • Fragmentation of industry and more micro businesses
  • Need to share data and slills
  • innovation and disruption - change management
  • Industry 4.0; EIIL research; 2017
  • Fragmentation of industry and more micro businesses
  • Need to share data and slills
  • innovation and disruption - change management
  • Senior Entrepreneurship - good practice manual; European Commission; 2016
    Independent work and the gig economy; McKinsey&Company; 2016
  • Rise of independent work
  • Job satisfaction as independent
  • The Future of work; World Economic Forum: 2016
  • Future job skills are not about programming
  • Paycheck, paydays and the online patform ecomomy; JP Morgan Chase; 2016
  • On-line platforma are expanding
  • An Aging workplace and its Impact on Talent; International Longevity Centre UK; 2016
  • Baby boomer generation are entering senior years
  • There will be a need to work longer - later retirement
  • Predicted shortage of workers - need seniors to stay in workplace
  • A future that works: Automation, employment and productivity; McKinsey&Company; 2016
  • Automation will affect almost every job category
  • Skills can be redeployed
  • Senior Entrepreneurship; OECD; 2013
  • Probability of entrepreneurship for self employed increased with age
  • Senior Entrepreneurs have better skills to be entreprereurs because of previous work experience