Online Learning Business Opportunity Ahead for Microsoft Partners

Microsoft partners not only are interested in participating in the newly minted Microsoft Professional Degree program (MPD) announced in July and currently in pilot, they’re also excited about the business opportunity around online content. That’s according to a recent blog, in which Microsoft’s corporate vice president, worldwide partner group, Gavriella Schuster, reiterated that partners soon will be able to offer learning solutions built on the Open edX platform powered by Microsoft Azure. Just six weeks ago, Schuster gave us an inside look at the new (MPD) program pilot discussed as part of Microsoft’s partner enablement efforts. At that time, the first Data Scientist degree candidates were scheduled to complete curriculum in September. Microsoft rolled out MPD to address the skills gap in critical fields in the industry. The Data Scientist degree…


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