Bracing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a necessity for Cebu Technological University, prompting participation of the Vice President for Research and Development Adrian Ybañez to hurdle the research agenda of the era.
The Institutes for Research Innovation and Scholarship (IRIS) 2018 Presidential Leadership Course centered training on leadership in Philippine universities to “navigate through the opportunities, manage risks and hurdles, and strategically align universities in the face of fast-changing and revolutionary developments of the digital-genomic age,” as stated in the conference proceedings.
IRIS pointed out the requisites which put men and women as managers of knowledge creation and transfer, where exploration of university leadership skills becomes a potent factor.
Increased productivity of constituents is seen to bank on not just tested tools and strategies but also novel approaches to ignite the capabilities of stakeholders.
IRIS aims at empowering the country’s intellectual capital through solutions-driven platforms in research and innovation through its senior advisory members—
scientists, researchers, scholars, and esteemed leaders in the government, industry and academe.
As the country’s leading one-stop shop for R&D talents and resources, IRIS lends CTU strength in advancing its collaborative intent. UICP