- The coronavirus pandemic is changing education for managers and employees.
- A panel at Business Insider’s Global Trends Festival brought together three leaders to comment on the changes.
- The speakers predicted that customization and flexibility are going to be key in online education and remote working in the future.
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The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in an era of remote learning that is already affecting education for managers.
Bettina Büchel, a professor specializing in strategies and organizations for the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, said at the Business Insider Global Trends Festival in October her course design has not changed fundamentally, but there are key differences to navigate.
“You often must act between different time zones, and that means that you only have a few hours per day in which everyone can be together,” Büchel said. “Zoom and other technologies have