University and Education Partnerships

  • Date 20 Nov 2019 - Wednesday

University and Education Partnerships

20 Nov 2019, 15:15 - 15:35

Innovation Stage

In this session, we will discuss the role of universities to support industry by providing flexible outcome focused curriculum designed to overcome the cybersecurity talent shortage.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize industry requirements and challenges 
  • Acknowledge and understand the relationship between academia and industry
  • Explain how IT certificates map to various job paths
  • Review how various courses and degrees align with specific certificate paths 
  • Discuss measures of success and outcomes



  • Jay Blatt


    Department Chair

    Purdue University Global

    Jay Blatt is the Department Chair for Purdue University Global's School of Information Technology. In this capacity, Jay is responsible for managing...

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