Partners for lifelong learners

What started as a conversation between former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow led to a shared philosophy and the idea of providing access to lifelong learning worldwide. And they decided to do just that, starting with Starbucks employees (“partners”). Welcome to Starbucks Global Academy—Powered by ASU. Learn more.

Out of our commitment to lifelong learning and providing many pathways to opportunity...

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Many courses taken through Starbucks Global Academy include digital badges or certificates which can be displayed and shared to show certification of completed courses.

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There are many pathways to opportunity and success and education is a great one. To get started with taking courses on Starbucks Global Academy, simply enter your name and email in the form below and we will send you updates and a link to your account.

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