Collaborations are necessary to close the skills gap in e-commerce

Nurdianah Md Nur
Nurdianah Md Nur6/20/2022 05:00 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Collaborations are necessary to close the skills gap in e-commerce
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Southeast Asia’s Internet economy is expected to continue growing at an unprecedented pace. According to a report by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company, the region’s internet economy will reach US$360 billion by 2025, with e-commerce being a key growth driver.

However, the lack of talent is hindering local e-commerce players from thriving in the Internet economy.

At a recent panel discussion, Dr Roh Sungjong, SMU’s Assistant Professor of Communication Management, highlights that collaborations between industry players and higher educational institutions are key to closing the skills gap.

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