Bring in-demand AI skills into your class with AI Bootcamp for Educators
Published Nov 28 2023 09:00 AM 14.9K Views
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Today’s students can benefit from developing AI proficiency, regardless of their career aspirations. Whether they’re studying computer science, business, agriculture, or any other major, they need to skill up on AI—and now is your opportunity to teach them. To that end, we’re happy to announce AI Bootcamp for Educators (coming soon), where you can learn how to empower your students with the market-ready, in-demand AI skills they need to open doors for more employment opportunities and job success. These customizable bootcamps, designed by Microsoft, can help faculty and instructors in higher education teach students practical AI skills with Microsoft Azure AI technology. They also teach you how to prepare students to earn Microsoft Credentials, including industry-recognized Microsoft Certifications and verified scenario-based skill sets with Microsoft Applied Skills credentials.

 

With a “train-the-trainer” model, an instructor engages with you, teaching you fundamental AI and machine learning concepts and exploring related Azure services. Then, when you incorporate this content into your existing curriculum, you have what you need to teach your students relevant, real-world AI skills that align with the Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals certification and the Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate certification. From covering the basics of AI to implementing conversational AI solutions, learn what you need to help your students quickly build critical AI knowledge and skills.

 

Today’s employers see Microsoft Certifications and Applied Skills credentials in AI as validation that job candidates have what it takes to plan, build, implement, and manage the next generation of intelligent solutions. AI Bootcamp for Educators gives you the support you need to help your students build expertise in this critical area.

 

Get instructor-led training from experts

Microsoft Learn has partnered with our global network of official Microsoft Training Services Partners (TSPs) to deliver AI Bootcamp for Educators. TSPs offer this new instructor-led training in a language, location, and format suited to you—whether in person, online, or as a hybrid event. The duration (two to four days) is customized to your needs when you register for the bootcamp with your TSP.

Bootcamp content is based on Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC) and is taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers from our TSP network. It’s made up of several key teaching and learning resources to support you and your students in their AI learning journey, such as a comprehensive curriculum, additional learning materials, and access to relevant tools and platforms.

 

Core content includes:

Optional add-ons include:

  • Curriculum integration consultation.
  • A bridge from Course AI-900 to teaching Course AI-102.
  • A primer on how students can highlight their AI skills in the job market.

As a participant, you get access to:

 

Register for AI Bootcamp for Educators

For more details and to work with a Training Services Partner, register for priority access to an AI Bootcamp for Educators event near you. And discover what you need to be confident teaching your students crucial AI skills, regardless of their course of study, so they can be job-ready in today’s workplace.

 

Editor’s note: This blog has been updated to reflect AI Bootcamp for Educators being now available.

 

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