Yangzhou Polytechnic Institute signed a cooperation agreement with Alibaba on August 25 to jointly build the first digital business school in China.
The two parties will cooperate to develop e-commerce majors and courses, carry out skills competitions for teachers and students, and build the digital business research institute. In offering academic education, the new school will also host an Alibaba certification center for in-school students and those from the society at different certification levels in e-commerce customer service, products, marketing, operations, warehouse and logistics. Efforts will also be made to have international exchange and cooperation on e-commerce education.
The two sides will also develop a practice base for Taobao.com and a base to integrate logistics teaching and practice.