Activity #2 Success in the New Economy

Materials
Presentation:  “Success in the New Economy”

Activity Goals
Identify the top three bachelor degrees in highest demand for 2015 graduates.
Reinforce the concept of making informed decisions when declaring college and career goals, including understanding the future labor market in the nation and Wisconsin.
Introduce the concept of “Branding Wisconsin” as a way to attract and retain young professional talent.

Class Discussion
Students share opinions regarding the videos at the end of class

Other Notes
The following videos from the Wisconsin DPI website and the Wisconsin Manufacturing and Commerce website are embedded into the Google presentation:

Success in the New Economy
(9 minutes, 35 seconds)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcNSpKX8kVs

Future Wisconsin Summit-WHY?
(2 minutes, 39 seconds)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDyydG9-mTg

The Future Wisconsin Project

(5 minutes, 13 seconds): 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qb2rVMoqXA