skillsIT skills are becoming more and more important in the 21st century : academic institutions have to help their students & staff achieve skills and reach their career potential through relevant, high-quality training  and certification. Your institution might want to bridge the gap between education and the real-world by equipping students with the IT skill sets they need for successful careers in today’s technology centered job market, and providing professional development resources for educators.

Microsoft and Certiport offer world-leading solutions to help your institution. Therefore we are glad to invite you to this special briefing about “IT Skills and certification in 21st century“ on Wednesday the 5th of October.

We have very limited seats for this session. Could you please confirm your attendance to bnizet@microsoft.com before Friday the 30th of September

Agenda

9h : Welcome

9h30 : Introduction : IT Skills in our world

10h : Gaining a Competitive advantage by developing IT skills of your teachers, students and staff.

- Global Trends in ICT Certification and Assessment

- How ICT Trainings & Certification benefit students, academic institutions, employers?

- European Certification Experiences

11h30 : Discussion over IT Training / Certification solution

12h : Lunch

13h15 : End – Tour of the Executive Briefing Center

Speakers : Benjamin Nizet (Microsoft) / Ray Kelly (CEO of Certiport) / Anneleen Vaandrager (Microsoft Learning)

Practical info

clip_image001Microsoft Executive Briefing Center for Europe
School Technology Innovation Center
Nerviërslaan 85a / Avenue des Nerviens
B-1040 Brussels

Parking available– Train : Brussels-Schuman Station – Metro : Schuman & Merode