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Microsoft launches initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire the digital skills needed in a COVID-19 economy
Within only a few months, COVID-19 has provoked a massive demand shock, setting off job losses that far exceed the scale of the Great Recession a decade ago. The world will need a broad economic recovery that will require in part the development of new skills among a substantial part of the global workforce.
According to Microsoft calculations, global unemployment in 2020 may reach a quarter of a billion people. It is a staggering number. The pandemic respects no border. In the United States alone, the Congressional Budget Office estimates the country may witness a 12.3 point increase (from 3.5% to 15.8%) in the unemployment rate, equating to more than 21 million newly out-of-work people. Many other countries and continents face similar challenges.
What are they Launching today
Today’s global skills initiative is based on months of planning across Microsoft to provide meaningful help to 25 million people globally by the end of 2020. Our activities will be focused on three areas:
- Data and analytics to better understand in-demand skills and jobs
- Free access to learning paths and comprehensive resources to help people develop the skills needed for in-demand jobs
- Connecting skills to opportunities through industry recognized certifications and powerful job seeker tools
Courses available are:
- Project Management.
- Digital Marketing.
- Data Analyst.
- Graphics Design.
- Financial Analyst.
- Customer Service.
- Sales Representative.
- Software Development.
- I.T Administrator.etc
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