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NIIT launches “Job-ready” career courses

NIIT launches “Job-ready” career courses

-      Intensive technology programmes to make graduates job ready in 99-200 days

New Delhi, November 19, 2008: NIIT, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s No.1 Trainer has introduced six new programmes for graduates and final year students seeking a career in Java, .Net developers, Web 2.0., Creative Publishing, Systems & Networking, Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing. The new avant-garde Post Graduate Diploma programmes are designed to make the students job-ready for the industry. The duration of these programmes will vary from 99 days to up to 200 days.

Announcing the launch of these new programmes, Mr. G Raghavan, President, Global Individual Learning Solutions, NIIT Ltd. remarked, “More than ever, these days, training needs to prepare youth for jobs. That is why NIIT has launched a suite of job-directed, short term courses in a bouquet of leading technologies.”

The objective of the Java™ Technologies program is to equip students with core programming skills using OOAD (Object oriented Application Development), the Java™ programming language and the J2EE™ framework and create Data Driven and Data Aware Client Server Applications using server side technologies like EJB (Enterprise Java Beans) and database technologies like Oracle 9i® 

The .NET Technologies program has been designed especially for Science and Engineering graduates and final year students. This program equips the student with Object Oriented programming using C#, RDBMS concepts and SQL skills using Microsoft SQL Server. It also helps develop skills on both Windows Applications Development and Web Applications Development credentials on the .NET framework. 

This program on Adobe technologies aims at preparing students on RIA (Rich Internet Applications) and hence preparing them on Web 2.0 related technologies to develop applications which are richer and more immersive. This program equips students with technologies like Flex, Flash with ActionScript, Dreamweaver etc.

The program on Creative Designing and Publishing is aimed at aspirants for the Creative Industry in the field of Print and Publishing. The program uses the leading Adobe® technologies like Photoshop®, InDesign® and Illustrator®. This program equips students with skills and project experience on creative media for Print and Web.

The GlobalNet+ program is aimed at equipping students with the latest skills and certification on key technologies in the domain of Infrastructure Management Services and Networking. This program combines leading technologies like Windows® Server 2008, Solaris®, Storage Management, Routing and Switching and maps to leading Industry Credentials like CompTIA A+, Network+, Server+ and Technology Specialist certification on Windows® Server 2008 from Microsoft, - Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA) on Solaris, CCNA from CISCO and EMC2® Proven Professional for Storage. 

Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing equips students with the latest tools and technologies on the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing skills using SAS® Technologies and Analytics tools. This would prepare students for careers in Business Intelligence across a wide domain in the IT Industry.

The job oriented courses range between Rs 25,000- Rs 40,000 and will be available through NIIT centres across India. NIIT’s industry–endorsed programs custom train professionals for IT industries. The regularly updated curriculum prepares them for the contemporary work environment. It helps in producing proficient performers from day-one, saving up a lot of time and financial resources of the organizations

About NIIT

NIIT, Asia’s No. 1 trainer and leading Global Talent Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions to over 5 million students across 40 countries. 

Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the Top IT Training Company Award 2007. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Solutions include industry-endorsed programs in IT like- GNIIT, Integrated programs for Engineers (NIIT Edgeineers), Infrastructure Management programs (NIIT GlobalNet+). 

NIIT’s School Learning Solutions offers turnkey IT integration program for schools and has provided computer-based learning to nearly 7.8 million students in over 9,500 government and private schools. NIIT eGuru is a comprehensive learning solution for schools. 

For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programmes in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT Delhi. 

NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance. 

NIIT Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the demand for talent in the BPO industry. This is a part of NIIT Institute of Process Excellence, a NIIT-Genpact venture. 

NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated learning solutions (including strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses. 

Element K delivers learning solutions for customers and partners through a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology, and services. The offerings include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform. 

NIIT together with Element K is now the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide. 

For media queries, please contact: 

Prateek Chatterjee, NIIT Ltd, Ph: (Cell) +91 9910201085, (Dir) +91 124 4293041

Email: prateek.chatterjee@niit.com  or

Visit www.niit.com

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