Tech Skills for Tech Intensity


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‘C3 Global Cloud Skills Virtual Tour’

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We’re excited to invite you to the C3 Global Cloud Skills Virtual Tour for Amsterdam proudly brought to you by The Leading Learning Partners Association and Computrain

The Leading Learning Partners Association recognizes that transformation to cloud technologies requires skills transformation. In this virtual event, the LLPA in close cooperation with Microsoft, Computrain and other key partners will provide you with an opportunity to gain valuable insights and learn from leading industry experts how you can start building high-performance teams and leverage your cloud investments better. This exciting global tour has brought learning thought leaders, executives and partners, together to collaborate, share best practices and accelerate growth by converging key technologies and role-based skills.


The Global Cloud Skills Tour is a part of an exclusive C3 event series. In 2019, the Leading Learning Partners Association (The LLPA) introduced “C to the power of 3”, a cloud certification circle model that incorporates training, certification, reporting and nurturing services that are offered together by its 33 leading learning members and Computrain to accelerate knowledge worldwide.

The C3 Global Cloud Skills Tour aims to address the cloud skills gaps by ensuring all existing and future cloud customers have the technical skills needed to be successful. Tech intensity requires skills intensity! We need to revolutionize the way we skill our workforce!

This event will include presentations from Microsoft, LLPA, Technology Companies and IT/Learning experts that have demonstrated advanced knowledge and understanding on how new learning processes can support growth of IT units in businesses.


Learn about the latest role-based training and certifications, skilling initiatives, skills plans and learning pathways. Find out what’s next and how we can help you develop high performance teams.

Connect with experts and likeminded business professionals, gain insights and best practice solutions for unlocking your cloud potential and how you can trigger or accelerate learning and training opportunities for workers of all stages of their careers.

Engage through conversations about how to address skills and people gaps to secure uninterrupted growth for your businesses locally or globally.


10:00 – 10:20
Welcome and introduction - Setting the scene
Patrick Kersten – Program Director Computrain

10:25 – 11:05
Keynote - Opportunities in the Cloud
Michel N’Guettia – Director Marketing & Operations – Microsoft
Jeffrey Vermeulen – Azure BG Lead – Microsoft

11:05 – 11:35
Microsoft’s Cultural Transformation: The Growth Mindset
Evelien Vredeveld – Brand and Internal Communications Lead – Microsoft Nederland

11:40 – 12:15
Cloud Skilling Journey in the Global Scale
Lurlene Duggan – Chief Learning Officer Western Europe – Microsoft

12:20 – 12:50
Technical Skills for Business - How Microsoft invests in customers
Stéphanie Straub – Training Program Manager – Microsoft

12:50 – 13:50
Session break

13:50 – 14:20
Skill your people and grow your Business with the LLPA Cloud Certification Circle
Michael Swoboda – LLPA Board Director

14:25 – 14:55
Certification and Pathways
Patrick Kersten – Program Director – Computrain

15:00 – 15:30
The 8 Principles of Cloud Adoption
Jan Depping – Partner Technology Specialist – Microsoft
Herman Keijzer – Partner Development Manager – Microsoft

15:35 – 16:05
Customer Success Story: How we lead growth, using cloud skills
Ron Augustus – Director Customer Success – Microsoft


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