Critical skills for the digital world
For many Not-for-profits (NFPs), COVID-19 and its economic impacts are a challenging time where survival is paramount. Before COVID-19, technological change was already reshaping the skills required for workers to thrive in a digital world. The greatest resource a NFP has is its people and its people typically include a wide and talented pool of volunteers. COVID-19 has accelerated the need to develop employees' capabilities so they can thrive in this new world. As the country’s second largest employer, NFP leaders should be asking themselves some key questions in relation to upskilling, collaboration and growth. Our first annual Not-for-profit CEO Survey showcases that despite the deeply challenging current environment, upskilling for a digital world is an opportunity worth taking.Download the key questions NFP business leaders should be asking
Around 1,500 CEOs across more than 80 territories contribute to PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey. Collectively, the responses provide unique insight into the thinking of chief executives.
For the first time in Australia, CEOs of Not-for-profit organisations were asked to complete a condensed version of the survey focused on how their organisations were upskilling for a digital world in the context of COVID-19.
As organisations continue to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, digital skills are more critical than ever. Explore the key findings below.
The number of NFP CEOs who say digital upskilling of employees has become a higher priority in the context of COVID-19
The greatest challenge NFP organisations face in their upskilling efforts is a lack of resources to conduct upskilling programs
1st & 2nd
The top two outcomes from upskilling programs; stronger organisational culture and employee engagement and greater growth
3 in 4
NFP CEOs indicate they are starting to/making moderate progress in improving their workers’ and leaders’ knowledge of technology
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