The Jordan Times

  • Subject : Microsoft signs MoU with Talal Abu Ghazaleh Knowledge Society
  • Date : 30-May-2010
  • Text :

    Microsoft has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Talal Abu Ghazaleh Knowledge Society, Shabakat Al Ordon, int@j and Meydan to support the Microsoft Innovation Academy programme in developing the technical, business and operational skills of ICT start-ups and entrepreneurs in order to accelerate their growth and success.

    The Innovation Academy programme, the second phase of the BizSpark programme and an initiative launched by the Microsoft Innovation Centre, is a learning path for startups and entrepreneurs designed to help participants in the initial phases of a start-up and enable them to move to the next step in developing their projects.

    The MoU signed between microsoft and its partners will create a set of policy recommendations and define the business, operations and technical tracks of the programme that will support the sustainability and the successful execution of the Innovation Academy.

    Rula Ammuri, country manager of Microsoft Jordan stated: “The MoU we are signing will lead to combining the expertise of microsoft with that of leading and respected business and training entities that will provide the programme’s participants with a comprehensive set of skills that will enable their businesses to grow, achieve sustainability and become profitable”.