The UGR-Alight Chair in Talent and Leadership presents the sixth edition of the skills programme for a selection of twenty students with the best grades in their degrees. with the best grades in their degrees
Communication, assertiveness, ability to adapt to change, emotional intelligence, teamwork, are some of the topics of the Professional Competences Acceleration Programme of the Alight-UGR Professional Skills Acceleration Programme of the Alight-UGR Chair of Talent and Leadership, the sixth The sixth edition has been presented at the Royal Hospital of the University of Granada. The programme programme, a pioneer in Europe in this type of subject related to «soft skills», includes a selection soft skills», includes a selection of final year students with the best academic records in six different faculties. in six different faculties – Faculty of Sciences, ETS de Ingeniería, ETS de Informática y Telecomunicaciones, Facultad de Ciencias and Telecommunications Engineering, Faculty of Economics and Business Studies, Faculty of Law Faculty of Law, Faculty of Labour Sciences, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting – and a selection of Master’s and a selection of Master’s students from these same degrees.
The selected students will spend an entire course immersed in activities that will «develop their skills and potential in subjects that are not normally included in their academic programmes. academic programmes, which are essential professional skills as they are the most in-demand in demand in their future professional lives» explained Alberto Aragón, University Professor and Director of the University and Director of the Chair of Talent and Leadership.
The presentation was attended by José Angel Ibáñez, Director of the UGR Communication Management Office, José Angel Ibáñez, Director of the UGR Communication Management Office of Communication Management of the UGR, Alberto Aragón and Lola Vidal, co-directors of the of the Chair of Talent and Leadership, and Javier Toní and Pilar Guillén, General Manager and Director of Service Service Management, respectively, of Alight Solutions. Both the representatives of the representatives of both the university and the company have celebrated this successful collaboration, which is celebrating a new a new edition.
The training programme is made up of three blocks: participative seminars with an innovative methodology based on the principles of the methodology based on the principles of neuro-education with accompanying dynamics. a second block with individualised coaching sessions; and a mentoring session where each student has access to a mentoring where each student has access to a mentor from among the management of the company the company sponsoring the project, Alight Solutions. The programme represents a change in the approach with respect to its usual classes that run in parallel, since the Accelerate the Skills Acceleration Programme does not have exams or theory sessions, but is based theoretical sessions, but is based on «learning by doing».
The programme is sponsored by Alight and is offered completely free of charge to selected students. to selected students. Alight is a leading provider of digitised services and has its has its largest European headquarters in Granada. Alight has been one of the of the main private employers of students at the University of Granada in the last year.