An online and corporate education pioneer, Bisk has formed a new partnership with the University of Missouri-St. Louis. This strategic collaboration will provide working professionals access to UMSL’s industry-relevant educational offerings via Bisk Amplified™, an innovative platform that aligns upskilling goals and fosters individual and company growth.
Bisk and UMSL’s partnership will address workforce development needs in the St. Louis region, including access to UMSL’s renowned academic programs. The joint effort aims to provide individuals with opportunities to advance their skills, stay competitive, and adapt to the region’s specific advantages and demands.
Bisk Amplified™ is an online platform designed to assist employers, membership associations, and nonprofit organizations provide their employees with a one-stop-shop for accessing Bisk’s robust portfolio of courses, certificates and degree programmes in partnership with some of the world’s leading universities.
Bisk Vice President of Workforce and Education, Dr Jennifer King, commented on the collaboration:
Investing in the upskilling of the St. Louis community is a crucial endeavour that establishes the groundwork for long-term economic prosperity and resilience. Through the Bisk Amplified™ platform, we provide cutting-edge programs to equip professionals to navigate the professional landscape adeptly.
Bisk aims to unlock one’s potential through transformative learning experiences. It provides the resources, knowledge, and technology needed to enable institutions and students to thrive. The company has supported more than one million enrollments for universities such as Villanova University, Michigan State University, University of South Florida, Florida Institute of Technology, Emory University, Southern Methodist University, University of British Columbia, Vanderbilt University, Eastern Connecticut State University and Columbia Law School.
UMSL Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment and Career Advancement, Reggie Hill, added:
UMSL is thrilled to join hands with Bisk in redefining the way professionals access higher education. Together, we are dedicated to enabling working individuals to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to drive innovation and positively impact their communities.
Bisk and UMSL share a mission of empowerment and community development and envision a future where professionals with industry-aligned education are prepared for leadership roles and succeed in today’s dynamic workforce. Bisk Amplified™ is a strategic solution that allows firms to maximize their corporate perks for personal and organizational growth.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis confers nearly 3,000 degrees annually and provides various baccalaureate and master’s degrees, two education specialization degrees, and 17 doctoral degrees, including Missouri’s sole professional doctor of optometry programme. UMSL was set up in 1963 as the fourth campus of the University of Missouri System and has over 115,000 graduates, with 75 per cent of them living and working in the St. Louis area.