Get the digital skills you need to get back to work! Visit Microsoft’s Learning Pathways Page to learn more about the FREE courses available!

COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the global economy, forcing millions of people out of work. In the post-COVID world, people with digital skills will be in demand and will have an advantage in rejoining the workforce.

Are you ready for a new role in the digital economy? Microsoft has committed to help 25 million people worldwide who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 reskill for in-demand jobs.

Microsoft research has identified 10 in-demand careers that have seen the most growth over the last 4 years and are expected to continue growing in importance post-COVID:

  • Software developer
  • Sales representative
  • Project manager
  • IT administrator
  • Customer service specialist
  • Digital marketer
  • IT support/help desk
  • Data analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Graphic designer

For more information on the specific career pathways that you can follow and Microsoft courses that are available, visit the Learning Pathways Page.

Microsoft, LinkedIn, and GitHub are bringing together the best of their resources to help you:

  • Get free access to learning content across LinkedIn Learning1, Microsoft Learn, and GitHub, ranging from entry-level digital literacy skills to advanced skills for technical roles
  • Earn industry-recognized Microsoft Certification at a reduced-cost2
  • Access LinkedIn job search tools and free courses to gain the confidence and know-how you need to turn your new digital skills into opportunity

ICTC can help you succeed

These resources will be available online to millions of people around the world. But we also know that additional support and guidance can help you succeed. That’s why ICTC—with support from Microsoft—is offering various additional services through our programs to help you along your skilling journey!

Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter for the latest updates on this ICTC partnership with Microsoft, or check out the Learning Pathways Page to participate in these courses.

1 Free access to LinkedIn Learning content available until March 31, 2021. LinkedIn Learning content is available in English, Spanish, French, and German. 2 Participants will be able to schedule one exam at a reduced rate between September 2020 and December 31, 2020, and will have until March 31, 2021, to complete the exam. There will be no opportunity to retake the exam. Participants must attest they are currently unemployed or furloughed due to COVID-19. All exams are available in English, Spanish, French, and German. Some exams are available in Japanese, Chinese (simplified), and Korean. Check this website for details and complete Terms and Conditions.


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