Join the IT Academy Program to engage students with innovative courses and learning tools and offer them the technical courses that will prepare them for IT careers after graduation. IT is one industry that continues to thrive despite the current economic climate; there is a global need for people highly skilled in Microsoft technologies.
According to an International Data Corporation (IDC) study, IT employment will rise by 5.8 million jobs in 4 years; and 51% of total IT employment will be software related; creating 75K new businesses.
Our world-class Microsoft IT Academy curriculum will help you offer the hands-on skills and experience that today’s graduates need to succeed in technology careers. The IT Academy program enables classroom and online learning, hands-on labs, and access to hundreds of courses, books, cutting-edge resources, and collaboration tools.
Encourage your students to earn a Microsoft Certification after completing your course to give them the added advantage of entering the IT workforce with proven technical skills and an internationally-recognized Microsoft Certification.
Microsoft Certification is one of the most demanding and respected endorsements in the industry, stressing both technical knowledge and real-world experience. Microsoft has certified more than three million professionals worldwide.
According to the 2010 MCP Program Satisfaction Study, 91 percent of hiring managers consider employee certification as a criterion for hiring and 81 percent of hiring managers feel that certified individuals perform better.
By earning a Microsoft Certification, your students will:
Validate the technical knowledge and skills they learned at your IT Academy
Gain a competitive edge in the job market
Demonstrate their commitment to the IT profession
Enable a career development path for ongoing advancement of Microsoft technology skills
Help your students prepare for their future:
Learn more about Microsoft Certification.