Digital skills for the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Start Date 01/01/2017
End Date 31/12/2025
Geographical Scope: Netherlands

Total number of badges for this pledge

The Amsterdam Economic Board aims to sustainably enhance the prosperity and well-being of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area so that the area could become the most adaptive and appealing labour market of Europe by 2025. We plan to work together with industry, governmental agencies and educational institutes to focus on collaboration, innovation and growth in order to make the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area the most adaptive and appealing labour market in Europe. We commit to providing training, placements and funding to support the access of young people to the jobs market through the acquisition of digital skills.


Digital Skills for ICT Professionals

Providing work experience in Cyber security

Providing 400 vocational students with working experience in Cyber security.

INITIATIVE NAME PILLAR TYPE METHODOLOGY
Providing work experience in Cyber security Tier 1 - Placement Internship

Initiative status

Status Quantity Target PLACE
100%
400 400 -

Closest Competitor

InitiativeStatusQuantityTarget
Competitor Pledge title
0%
50000 80000

Upskilling technology talents

Upskilling 150 candidates in Make IT Work and 400 candidates from the B Startup School by 2017 with a with a blended online-face to face approach.

INITIATIVE NAME PILLAR TYPE METHODOLOGY
Upskilling technology talents Tier 1 - Training Online & Face-to-face

Initiative status

Status Quantity Target PLACE
100%
550 550 -

Closest Competitor

InitiativeStatusQuantityTarget
Competitor Pledge title
0%
50000 80000

Digital Skills in Education

Investing in education and infrastructure

Investing €6 million in education and setting up the education infrastructure.

INITIATIVE NAME PILLAR TYPE METHODOLOGY
Investing in education and infrastructure Tier 3 - Honorary pledge Investment

Initiative status

Status Quantity Target PLACE
100%
6000000 6000000 -

Closest Competitor

InitiativeStatusQuantityTarget
Competitor Pledge title
0%
50000 80000
The Amsterdam Economic Board is made up of 25 leading directors of academic institutions, company CEOs, alderpersons and mayors from the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Together they are devising the strategy for the metropolis of the future.

https://www.amsterdameconomicboard.com/en/

31/12/2025