Education is not just a focus area for Microsoft but an imperative. Microsoft feels that through their engagement with academic institutes, partners and customers across India, they have found that Microsoft can help address their respective concerns with a win-win for all.
Microsoft India launched the academic initiative Ed-Vantage in October 2012, basis the feedback received from academic institutions, students and partners on how Microsoft can engage with them in a structured way to add more value and strengthen employability skills. The focus of this program is on below principles:
Microsoft’s Ed-Vantage Program brings all the academic programs, offerings and teams in Microsoft to align and deliver a single window experience to academic institutions.The program works towards bringing in synergy between students, institutions and partners by providing end-to-end exposure to them on different tools and resources.
Under the Ed-Vantage collaborative model, Microsoft endeavors to provide the right platform to enable institutes across India to rise to their true potential by bringing in more technology innovation and capacity building for faculty and students; and making the students more employable. The program will engage leading corporate who will benefit from access to fresh high caliber talent certified on the latest Microsoft technologies.The key benefits under Ed-Vantage Platinum level include: