Breaking Down Barriers & Unlocking Doors with Higher Education | Craig Smith

Are Master’s degrees designed for your employment prospects or personal fulfilment?

This week, we’re joined by Craig Smith from Minerva Elite Performance, who shares his thoughts on the importance and value of higher education within the security industry.

In this episode, we examine how higher qualifications like Masters or PhDs could potentially differentiate professionals in this field, add value to their careers, and even provide a ‘key’ to open doors to opportunities.

Craig emphasizes the importance of knowing one’s purpose or the ‘why’ before pursuing higher education and the values of institutional support and engaging subject specialists.

The conversation also touches on the impact of business and management education, and we’ll try to break down some of the perceived ‘barriers’ around higher education.

  • Tune in to hear this wide-ranging discussion including:
  • The Allure of Tertiary Qualifications for Protectors
  • The Role of Higher Education in Enhancing Employability
  • Is there a Danger of Overqualifying Yourself?
  • How can protectors differentiate between higher education providers?
  • What do all the levels actually mean?

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