Microsoft certification gives students and educational institutions the tools they need to chart their own course and realize their potential. Certification validates your skills, which means you’ll have what you need to stand out as a great candidate. Employers regularly use certification as a criterion for hiring.
By the end of this learning path you will be able to:
Understand the benefits of implementing certification in degree programs
Choose the level of certification that is suitable for your course or program needs
Identify the academic and industry requirements for implementing certifications
Describe the processes involved in creating a new program proposal document
Choose the most suitable learning outcomes for your course or program
Map certification outcomes to academic learning outcomes
Understand how to launch a new course or program with certification
Adopting certification into academic programs helps address the global digital skills gap, particularly in the cloud computing space. (Microsoft Skills Report)
In this learning path, you'll learn how to implement Microsoft Certifications in new or existing academic degree programs. You'll be introduced to different approaches for implementing certification at the course and program level and the benefits it offers students. A real-life case study and contextualized examples are used throughout the learning path to walk through a complete cycle of designing a new technical degree program that implements certification.
If you would like to find out more about incorporating Microsoft Fundamentals certification courses as part of a degree programme then please view the associated webinarhere, which was part of the Microsoft Education Skills Webinar series.
Resources on Cloud Curriculum Published Papers in the ACM Digital Library