The higher education landscape is shifting across the world, and the next generation of university leaders require a unique set of skills to negotiate this change.
The traditional university model is being challenged by increasing student migration, disruptive technologies, and an increasingly competitive market-driven economy. The higher education sector has become truly global, with Academics moving internationally to enhance their careers.
Today’s university leaders must be able to create and demonstrate fiscal as well as academic value for stakeholders. An increasing focus on international collaboration and industry partnerships requires higher education leaders to be commercially savvy and politically agile.
In Brazil, Higher Education has been going through an important phase of professionalization and consolidation, including the entry of multinational groups. We have a large volume of publicly traded universities with more than 5.5 million students.
Odgers Berndtson supports start-ups and established institutions in achieving their objectives through the recruitment of talented leaders from a diverse range of market sectors.