The landscape of skills demanded by many companies keep evolving and 2024 doesn't seem to be any different. Cousera an online learning platform has outlined a number of skills that are expected to be in high demand this 2024. According to the platform, the fastest-growing skills of 2024 are identified through a comparative evaluation of Coursera enterprise learner enrollments between 2022 and 2023.

The report identifies the year’s fastest-growing skills, based on insights from five million enterprise learners affiliated with 3,000 businesses, 3,600 higher education institutions, and governments in over 100 countries. This year, seven out of ten of the top fastest-growing skills overall are business skills, with digital marketing and customer experience skills taking the lead. Here is a table of the top 10 skills identified by Coursera.

1E-commerceBuy and sell products or services through digital channels.
2Media Strategy & PlanningDetermine the objectives, strategy and plan for delivering the right content to audiences.
3Search Engine OptimizationOptimize website content for the best possible search engine ranking.
4Customer SuccessIdentify opportunities and proactively solve problems for customers to ensure their continued success.
5Power BIUse Power BI, a powerful business intelligence tool for surfacing data insights.
6AuditEvaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, financial, and governance processes.
7Marketing ManagementPromote and advertise a business using different tools and strategies.
8Customer Relationship ManagementEngage with customers to enhance overall customer experience with a business
9AdvertisingUse advertising to inform and influence your target audience.
10People ManagementBuild successful teams and optimize talent to improve overall business results.

There is a high possibility that if you acquire any of these skills, you wont be lacking in the job market; so dear fabulous readers, make hay while the sun shines.

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