Podcast: Universities Wade Into Bootcamp Territory

Dan Sommer, CEO of Trilogy Education Services, speaks about the growing role of partnerships between universities and companies that offer education bootcamps, like Trilogy’s coding and digital skill workshops, in an effort to improve workforce access for students.

Sommer explains, “I think universities see that in developing a truly market-driven curriculum with so many dynamic changes that there has to be some flexibility in terms of engaging with industry.”

Listen to the podcast here.

This podcast is created and produced by higher education experts Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn.  Selingo, a FutureEd senior fellow and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, is special advisor and professor of practice at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities. Horn is chief strategy officer for the Entangled Group, an education investment firm,  and a senior partner at Entangled Solutions, an education consulting company.  Selingo and Horn can be contacted here. Future U is supported by the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership, a partnership between Arizona State University and Georgetown University, and by Entangled Solutions.