Infor Education Alliance Program

Infor Education Alliance Program

for Institutions

Enhanced learning initiatives

Tap into the power of the same technology that's helping more than 70,000 businesses
around the globe accelerate their work processes and make smarter decisions, faster.

How? By using real business tools as part of a hands-on learning experience that will
accelerate positive outcomes among faculty, research staff, and students.

Infor Education Alliance Program member instututions can:

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Hire and retain great faculty

 

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Drive excellence in curriculum development and delivery

 

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Graduate more highly employable, highly skilled students

 

Program Offerings

Free modern tools empower students with the experience and knowledge that will differentiate them from their peers, help them get a head start on their post-graduation careers, and connect them directly with potential employers.

Each of the program options can be engaged individually or in any combination.

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Solution Endowments

Integrate proven industry-specific software and innovative social collaboration tools into courseware and learning projects. Enterprise software tools are offered on Amazon Web Services®; examples include Infor Enterprise Asset Management.

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Product Accreditation & Certification

Build product, functional, and professional skills proficiency through Infor Campus.

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Skills Marketplace

Get connected with global, market-leading brands, customers, and partners to support the discovery of potential employment and partnership opportunities. Learn more about Skills Marketplace ›

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Centers of Excellence

Upperclassmen and graduate students develop analytical and technical skills, as well as drive thought leadership on current and emerging business trends using the Infor technical stack of Infor Mongoose, Infor ION®, and Infor Ming.le™.

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Infor Scholars

Intern with teams such as Infor's sales, marketing, consulting, development, and support divisions, as well as its internal creative agency and R&D lab, Hook & Loop.

Students are bringing greater preparation, knowledge and skill when they enter the workforce because of the access they have had to Infor ERP in the classroom, making them more attractive job candidates to potential employers.

These students are also achieving greater levels of job success than their peers because they require less training and are able to immediately begin using the real world applications in place at their new jobs.

Dr. Jill O’Sullivan Assistant professor
Farmingdale State College

Increased relevance in a changing world

Institutions can build on the value of a classroom education and provide students with additional critical thinking and problem solving skills, using real business challenges and tools. These skills are exactly what leading organizations in every industry look for in prospective hires, so they can contribute immediately in key positions.

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Since 2011, 53% of college graduates have been unemployed or under-employed, averaging more that $35,000 in college related debt per person.*

* Hope yen, Manuel Valdes, Travis Loller, Cristina Silva, and Sandra Chereb, "Half of recent college grads underemployed or jobless, analysis says." Associated Press, April23, 2012. Blake Ellis, "Class of 2013 grads average #35,200 in total debt." CNN May 17,2013. Harry Bradford, "Half of College Grads Work Jobs That Don't Require A Degree: Study." Hufflington Post, May 12, 2013. Michelle Jamrisko and lian Kolet. "Cost of College Degree in U.S Soars 12 Fold: Chart of the Day." Bloomberg, August 15, 2012.

** Steven Rothberg, "Average Starting Salary for College Grads is $45,327." CollegeRecruiter.com, April 17, 2014

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50% of graduates accept jobs that do not require a college degree, while tuition, having already increased by 1,120% in the last 30 years, continues to escalate rapidly.*

* Hope yen, Manuel Valdes, Travis Loller, Cristina Silva, and Sandra Chereb, "Half of recent college grads underemployed or jobless, analysis says." Associated Press, April23, 2012. Blake Ellis, "Class of 2013 grads average #35,200 in total debt." CNN May 17,2013. Harry Bradford, "Half of College Grads Work Jobs That Don't Require A Degree: Study." Hufflington Post, May 12, 2013. Michelle Jamrisko and lian Kolet. "Cost of College Degree in U.S Soars 12 Fold: Chart of the Day." Bloomberg, August 15, 2012.

** Steven Rothberg, "Average Starting Salary for College Grads is $45,327." CollegeRecruiter.com, April 17, 2014

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College graduates with degrees in STEM majors can earn more that double the average salary of $45,327.**

* Hope yen, Manuel Valdes, Travis Loller, Cristina Silva, and Sandra Chereb, "Half of recent college grads underemployed or jobless, analysis says." Associated Press, April23, 2012. Blake Ellis, "Class of 2013 grads average #35,200 in total debt." CNN May 17,2013. Harry Bradford, "Half of College Grads Work Jobs That Don't Require A Degree: Study." Hufflington Post, May 12, 2013. Michelle Jamrisko and lian Kolet. "Cost of College Degree in U.S Soars 12 Fold: Chart of the Day." Bloomberg, August 15, 2012.

** Steven Rothberg, "Average Starting Salary for College Grads is $45,327." CollegeRecruiter.com, April 17, 2014