Microsoft and Modis will improve the IT skills of 200,000 professionals in Japan
Microsoft Japan has worked with Modis, a subsidiary of staffing firm The Adecco Group, to develop the skills of 200,000 IT professionals by 2025 to drive digital transformation in the public and private sectors.
The collaboration will provide training on Microsoft Azure and Power Platform to help participants improve their productivity, organizational skills and advance their careers.
The partnership aims to provide employees with the skills needed to troubleshoot IT problems and develop applications in-house through upgrading and retraining, human resource development, skills development and business support. use.
“In Japan, the labor force is shrinking with a shortage of IT professionals, and there is an extremely urgent need to fill the digital skills gap with skills and retraining,” said Katsura Ito, Managing Director, Director of Learning and Executive Director of Professional Skills Development. at Microsoft Japan. “Continuous learning is part of the Microsoft culture, and we are committed to ensuring that employees, business customers, and the community have equal access to digital training and skills.”
Microsoft and Modis will also provide training to 100,000 non-IT professionals and job seekers to improve workload and employability in the technology sector. Cloud technology skills will also be delivered to 100,000 IT professionals.
“We are very pleased to partner with Microsoft Japan to develop and retrain talent,” said Kenichiro Kawasaki, President and Group Director of Adecco at Modis Japan. “Through this collaboration, we will be able to have a greater impact in the public and private sectors, providing more opportunities for learning and growth. We are committed to supporting the growth of talent in the country and digitally transforming its labor market to drive Japan’s social and economic progress. »
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