Future of Work Lab

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

a2i’s Future of Work Lab, aims to address the changing nature of work, workforce and workplace, whilst exploring the potential of a data-driven adaptive system for skills and employment in Bangladesh. The specific objectives of this lab are- ensuring full and gainful employment through entrepreneurship and skills development; supporting responsible business practices; accelerating inclusive and sustainable economic growth; facilitating knowledge, and sharing the expertise among the relevant stakeholders and partner countries of the Global South.


Acknowledging the fact that the exercise of ‘visioning’ is as important as any vision in and of itself, a2i organized a series of policy workshops with government ministers, secretaries, CEOs, heads of business chambers, etc. These workshops were informed by commissioning research studies with all appropriate stakeholders - for both domestic and global markets.


Simultaneously, to push the boundaries of future thinking, a2i catalyzed a series of ‘Future Skills’ projects within the government and private sector. 50 4IR skills projects were launched in 2019. In 2021, with Cabinet Division and a2i facilitated in the scaling up of 86 4IR skills projects undertaken by several government organizations. 4IR based curriculum for 30 occupations have already been developed and most notably, skills development programs have started on several 4IR occupations such as Smart Electrical and Electronics Systems, Blockchain Technology, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) Operation, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR), 3D Printing etc.  

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

a2i’s Future of Work Lab, aims to address the changing nature of work, workforce and workplace, whilst exploring the potential of a data-driven adaptive system for skills and employment in Bangladesh. The specific objectives of this lab are- ensuring full and gainful employment through entrepreneurship and skills development; supporting responsible business practices; accelerating inclusive and sustainable economic growth; facilitating knowledge, and sharing the expertise among the relevant stakeholders and partner countries of the Global South.


Acknowledging the fact that the exercise of ‘visioning’ is as important as any vision in and of itself, a2i organized a series of policy workshops with government ministers, secretaries, CEOs, heads of business chambers, etc. These workshops were informed by commissioning research studies with all appropriate stakeholders - for both domestic and global markets.


Simultaneously, to push the boundaries of future thinking, a2i catalyzed a series of ‘Future Skills’ projects within the government and private sector. 50 4IR skills projects were launched in 2019. In 2021, with Cabinet Division and a2i facilitated in the scaling up of 86 4IR skills projects undertaken by several government organizations. 4IR based curriculum for 30 occupations have already been developed and most notably, skills development programs have started on several 4IR occupations such as Smart Electrical and Electronics Systems, Blockchain Technology, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) Operation, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR), 3D Printing etc.  

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

a2i’s Future of Work Lab, aims to address the changing nature of work, workforce and workplace, whilst exploring the potential of a data-driven adaptive system for skills and employment in Bangladesh. The specific objectives of this lab are- ensuring full and gainful employment through entrepreneurship and skills development; supporting responsible business practices; accelerating inclusive and sustainable economic growth; facilitating knowledge, and sharing the expertise among the relevant stakeholders and partner countries of the Global South.


Acknowledging the fact that the exercise of ‘visioning’ is as important as any vision in and of itself, a2i organized a series of policy workshops with government ministers, secretaries, CEOs, heads of business chambers, etc. These workshops were informed by commissioning research studies with all appropriate stakeholders - for both domestic and global markets.


Simultaneously, to push the boundaries of future thinking, a2i catalyzed a series of ‘Future Skills’ projects within the government and private sector. 50 4IR skills projects were launched in 2019. In 2021, with Cabinet Division and a2i facilitated in the scaling up of 86 4IR skills projects undertaken by several government organizations. 4IR based curriculum for 30 occupations have already been developed and most notably, skills development programs have started on several 4IR occupations such as Smart Electrical and Electronics Systems, Blockchain Technology, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) Operation, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR), 3D Printing etc.  

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

a2i’s Future of Work Lab, aims to address the changing nature of work, workforce and workplace, whilst exploring the potential of a data-driven adaptive system for skills and employment in Bangladesh. The specific objectives of this lab are- ensuring full and gainful employment through entrepreneurship and skills development; supporting responsible business practices; accelerating inclusive and sustainable economic growth; facilitating knowledge, and sharing the expertise among the relevant stakeholders and partner countries of the Global South.


Acknowledging the fact that the exercise of ‘visioning’ is as important as any vision in and of itself, a2i organized a series of policy workshops with government ministers, secretaries, CEOs, heads of business chambers, etc. These workshops were informed by commissioning research studies with all appropriate stakeholders - for both domestic and global markets.


Simultaneously, to push the boundaries of future thinking, a2i catalyzed a series of ‘Future Skills’ projects within the government and private sector. 50 4IR skills projects were launched in 2019. In 2021, with Cabinet Division and a2i facilitated in the scaling up of 86 4IR skills projects undertaken by several government organizations. 4IR based curriculum for 30 occupations have already been developed and most notably, skills development programs have started on several 4IR occupations such as Smart Electrical and Electronics Systems, Blockchain Technology, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) Operation, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR), 3D Printing etc.  

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

a2i’s Future of Work Lab, aims to address the changing nature of work, workforce and workplace, whilst exploring the potential of a data-driven adaptive system for skills and employment in Bangladesh. The specific objectives of this lab are- ensuring full and gainful employment through entrepreneurship and skills development; supporting responsible business practices; accelerating inclusive and sustainable economic growth; facilitating knowledge, and sharing the expertise among the relevant stakeholders and partner countries of the Global South.


Acknowledging the fact that the exercise of ‘visioning’ is as important as any vision in and of itself, a2i organized a series of policy workshops with government ministers, secretaries, CEOs, heads of business chambers, etc. These workshops were informed by commissioning research studies with all appropriate stakeholders - for both domestic and global markets.


Simultaneously, to push the boundaries of future thinking, a2i catalyzed a series of ‘Future Skills’ projects within the government and private sector. 50 4IR skills projects were launched in 2019. In 2021, with Cabinet Division and a2i facilitated in the scaling up of 86 4IR skills projects undertaken by several government organizations. 4IR based curriculum for 30 occupations have already been developed and most notably, skills development programs have started on several 4IR occupations such as Smart Electrical and Electronics Systems, Blockchain Technology, Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship (MASS) Operation, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR), 3D Printing etc.