Recognizing the “micro-credentials” that help employers assess competencies
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Adapting to workplace needs in an uncertain and evolving economy requires skills that may not show up on a standard university transcript. McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering is offering undergraduates the opportunity to earn “micro-credentials” that target high-demand skills, as well as to validate and communicate these skills through badging, ultimately leading to faster hiring. 

McMaster University’s MacChangers program uses micro-credentials to give undergraduates the chance to gain expertise in human-centred design, financial viability of solutions, prototyping, communication, teamwork, leadership and problem-solving. These include campus-based extra-curriculars, volunteer activities and internships. 

For more information, visit McMaster University. 

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