Originally designed to fill the skills gaps for coding and other new digital skills, bootcamps are short, full-time programs, typically 9 to12 weeks in length aimed to get learners ‘job ready’ in new professions. Over the past five years bootcamps have evolved into partnership and B2B operations which sees traditional providers such as universities and schools partnering with bootcamps to provide a much needed skills ‘shot in the arm’ in topics that traditional providers cannot cover.
Universities around the world are accelerating their adoption of Academic Public-Private Partnerships.
Four Scenarios and the $10B Micro and Alternative Credential Market
450+ US Universities and over 300 International Institutions have collectively established 1,377 partnerships with an OPM, Bootcamp or International Pathway to innovate core business and accelerate growth.
EdTech Digital Reach doubled over the last 3 years. MOOC’s nearly achieved 4x growth.
Thirty plus years of public-private partnerships are the foundation of a broad University partnership ecosystem supporting institutional objectives and innovation of the higher education model.
2020 will see almost 300 new University-OPX Partnerships, almost doubling the 2019 numbers as higher education accelerates its move to online learning, bringing the total number of partnerships today to over 1,000.