2020 HITEC Emerging Executive Program Graduates Announced

HITEC redesigned its Emerging Executive Program for 2020, creating two distinct tracks in an effort to enhance the current curriculum and expand the program’s focus on coaching and mentoring.  The program includes the Emerging Executive and Executive (E+), The Emerging Executive track is designed specifically for manager/director level executives that have mid-level management experience and are in a position to take that next step in their career towards a senior-level role while the Executive (E+) is designed specifically for senior level executives with proven management experience who are in a position to take that next step in their career towards a C-level position.

HITEC provides members with game-changing personal and professional development opportunities such as the Emerging Executive Program, in an effort to build a stronger pipeline of the next generation

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Do humanities graduates have the same job prospects as science graduates?

The claim

The Federal Government’s “job-ready graduates” package has come under fire for building unfairness into university student fees.

From 2021, new science students will while fees for many humanities and social science courses will double.

Education Minister Dan Tehan the legislated changes would “incentivise students to make more job-relevant choices”.

However, Margaret Gardner, chair of the Group of Eight research universities, the policy ignored the evidence on which degrees actually lead to employment.

“People who do humanities degrees and social science degrees get jobs at about exactly the same rate as science graduates,” she said.

Is she correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.

The verdict

Professor Gardner’s claim is a fair call.

Employment rates, covering either full-time or part-time work, for humanities and social science graduates are roughly the same as those for science graduates.

Census data for 25-34 year-olds with a bachelor degree shows that 94.7 per cent

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