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NIIT enters into a strategic partnership with STIKOM Bali in Indonesia

  • To offer multiple new-age career opportunities under the 'Mastermind Series' in Software Engineering, Network Engineering, Server Infrastructure, JAVA, .NET, Business Skills and Information Technology

  • To up-skill students in technologies like Office 2013, Java 7, Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012,, MVC 4.5, HTML 5, JQuery, Java Script

Indonesia/New Delhi, 8th August 2015: NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development, and STIKOM Bali today entered into a partnership in Bali to offer multiple new-age career opportunities under the revolutionary Mastermind Series– a path breaking program, designed to help students in the country to acquire skill sets for global career opportunities. The agreement was signed between Mr. Dadang, Chairman, Universitas STIKOM Bali and Ms. Ayu, coordinator, STIKOM Bali at a ceremony organised at the college campus.

Over the last decade, NIIT has played a significant role in placing Indonesia's software and services sector on the international map. Universitas STIKOM Bali is a leading institute in IT in Indonesia. The Universitas has presence in Kuta, Bandung, Banyuangi, Singaraja and has over 10,000 students at each of these campus.

Under this partnership, NIIT will provide content, impart training for lecturers and conduct examinations towards the successful completion of the programs. The Mastermind programs can be pursued along with graduation, thus allowing students to get the benefit of dual certification. The program has industry relevant curriculum mapped to international certification. The students are exposed to diverse technologies leading to better job opportunities. Not only the students, but also the Universities get an edge over other educational institutions. NIIT helps the Universities to design programs mapped to the industry standards.

NIIT has been present in Indonesia for over 17 years and has made a considerable contribution towards ICT education in the country. It has played a pioneering role in providing necessary skills to the youth of the country, desirous of building great careers. NIIT has trained over 16,800 students across 13 centres over the last decade, which has helped Indonesia get an edge in the global IT sector.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Sanjay Tickoo, Vice President & Head of Business Operations, International Education Business, NIIT Ltd, said, "This strategic alliance with SITKOM Bali will enable us to foray into new segments and reach out to a vast audience. We believe that our partnership with Universitas will give a much needed impetus, to introduce programs that will prepare the students towards challenging global career opportunities".

NIIT has a very unique business model for co-operation with Universities and Colleges in Indonesia called the - "NIIT Inside model", where NIIT programs are embedded in University/College IT curriculum. Students may undergo a 4 year Bachelor Degree program or a 3 year Associate Degree program post 12th grade in Information Technology. Currently, NIIT curriculum is embedded into both these programs across multiple Universities and Colleges in Indonesia. The students get the degree or the associate degree from the University/Government and also receive a certificate from NIIT.

NIIT has helped thousands of students through their unique "NIIT Inside model". Each and every student is exposed to standard course materials and also gets experience on live Industry relevant projects. NIIT also helps Universities in curriculum upgradation and standardized learning experience like student guides, data files, presentation slides, instructor guide, sessions Plan and implementation manual.

Furthermore, Mastermind Series opens up exciting exit profiles like-Database Developer, Web Application Developer in Java & .NET, Desktop Technician support, Network Technician, Windows server administration, Database administration etc.

NIIT Inside model is successfully running in Indonesia, China, Botswana and NIIT has partnership with more than 150 Colleges and Universities to embed the NIIT curriculum into their college IT curriculum.

About NIIT Indonesia

NIIT Indonesia started operation in the year 1997 and has made a considerable contribution towards ICT in the country's education since then. NIIT has partnered with leading Universities of Indonesia such as Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Bina Darma, Eresha College, to train students in specialized IT courses.

NIIT currently operates in Indonesia through the following partner institutions:  University of Indonesia, Faculty of Technology (FTUI), one of the most revered names in higher education in Indonesia and Muhammadiyah Group of Institutions, the 2nd largest Islamic Organisation in Indonesia with approximately 35 million followers and over 350 higher education institutions. Information in NIIT inside model has already been used in the release.

About Universitas STIKOM Bali

Universitas STIKOM Bali is a leading institutes in IT located in the city of Denpasar. With presence in Kuta, Bandung , Banyuangi , Singaraja the Universitas was the first to launch Information technology Academy in Bali. College of Management Informatics and Computer Engineering (STMIK) STIKOM Bali is dedicated to develop Information Technology in Indonesia by provide the best Human Resource who have knowledge and skill in Information technology. The Universitas is known for providing best students that fits need of the current situation of the IT sector.

About NIIT

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.

NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery, Strategic Sourcing, Learning Technology, and Advisory Services. With a team of some of the world's finest learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the sound principles of 'Running Training like a Business', NIIT's Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realise measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.

NIIT's Skills and Careers Group (SNC) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. These programs are delivered through a hybrid combination of the 'Cloud Campus' online platform, satellite-based 'Synchronous Learning Technology' and a physical network of hundreds of learning centers in India, China, and select markets in Asia & Africa. The flagship multi-disciplinary course offerings include the industry-endorsed RevGNIIT program and a set of Post Graduate Programs for students from different streams, apart from a wide range of specialist short duration programs.

To further strengthen its SNC portfolio in India, NIIT has tied up with industry majors like ICICI Bank for NIIT Institute of Finance Banking Insurance& Training Limited, IFBI; leading business schools in India for NIIT Imperia; Genpact for NIIT Uniqua; and a joint venture with NSDC for NIIT Yuva Jyoti Limited. Besides this, for the China market, NIIT has tied up with governments and software parks in Guian, Chongqing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Changzhou, Zhangjiagang, Haikou and Dafeng, for state-of-the-art public-private partnership centres.

NIIT's School Learning Group (SLG) has been providing technology based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools in India, Bhutan, South Africa and the Middle East. The futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software.

As the Most Trusted Brand in India for 3rd year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2015), NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past seven consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. USA. Further, leading Indian ICT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the 'Top Training Company' award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category. NIIT Yuva Jyoti Ltd was recognized as the Best Vocational Education and Skill Development initiative at the World Education Summit, 2014.

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NIIT is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 30 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions.