NIIT launches 1st program under Digital Transformation series – ‘Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops’
- Initiates strategic focus to offer courses in high-demand IT careers of tomorrow
New Delhi, May 5, 2016: As part of its strategic focus to offer futuristic courses in IT under the Digital Transformation series, NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development, today introduced 'Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops' program. This avant garde program, based on student centred pedagogy of project-based learning, is the first program to be offered by NIIT under the DigiNxt portfolio. The company has recently ventured into Digital Transformation to offer pioneering programs to young aspirants wishing to enter the digital services industry, as well as to IT professionals wishing to reskill themselves for the new digital world. Starting with Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps, the company will gradually shift the whole general IT education and training modules towards futuristic technologies like Robotics, IoT, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning etc.
Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops will encompass the various aspects of enterprise app development while enabling a learner to implement these aspects through project-based learning methodology. The students are expected to spend at least 70% of their time on project work during the program. The upcoming batch would be working on two projects- Development of E-Commerce Portal and Collaboration Platform. On successful completion of the three-month program students will be offered 100% placement assistance for Java Enterprise Developer roles by NIIT. Admission to the program are currently open for the first batch starting on May 30, 2016. For more details, please visit www.niitdiginxt.com
Speaking on the launch of the program Mr. Prakash Menon, President, Global Skills & Careers Group, NIIT Ltd said, "The emergence of the digital era has presented us with great opportunities as well as unique challenges. While on one hand India has a strong technology ecosystem and can potentially power the digital transformation for enterprises around the world, on the other hand Indian industry is faced with acute shortage of workforce trained in digital transformation technologies. To cater to this growing demand NIIT is committed to offer a series of industry-aligned training program in digital transformation, Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops being the first in the series."
During the projects, the students will get to work on latest technologies like Bootstrap, Java script, JQuery, Angular JS, Hibernate, Spring and continuous Integration of code developed using Maven scripts to build responsive websites with light weight components & high security. GitHub's forking tools and code management features are absolutely ingrained in the student's daily workflow. The program follows the agile-methodologies for the projects – which is the de-facto standard in today's software development organizations. Project-based learning will ensure that the student is ready to be productive in his organization – right from day one, hour one.
According to MIT Centre for Digital Business, 77% of organizations consider missing digital skills as the key hurdle to their transformation strategy. Therefore, Indian & Global IT Companies are investing heavily in building digital transformation skills to enable their clients transform digitally. As organizations are building talent pool, the most-sought after skill sets include: Product Engineering, Business Analytics, Cloud Technology and Architecture, Mobile Apps, Internet of Things and Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence.
To cater to this need, NIIT is introducing career programs in Java Enterprise Engineering with DevOps, Big Data & Data Sciences, Web Technologies, Databases Systems, Cloud Computing, Mobile, Infrastructure Management Services (IMS), Cyber-Security, Enterprise Application, Telecom & Embedded Systems, Project Management, Internet of Things (IOT), Visual Design, Game Development, Design Thinking, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Virtual Reality. Graduates and graduating students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will be eligible to apply for these programs.
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, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and programs in digital transformation technologies. 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 GNIIT – Digital Transformation program and a set of DigiNxt 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 YuvaJyoti 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.
Recently NIIT has introduced - StackRouteTM, an initiative to produce the world's best full stack programmers. StackRouteTM aims to create multi-skilled, and multi-disciplinary programmers who can become key members of high-performance teams in top notch product engineering companies, start-ups, and IT firms. Further the company has also launched NIIT.tv – a digital learning initiative that brings skilling from NIIT classrooms to every digitally connected Indian, for free, at any time and place of their choice. A disruptive innovation by NIIT for the education space. NIIT.tv will deliver for the very first time, skill-based live courses as well as on-demand courses to the masses, through the digital medium.
As NIIT's wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative - MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, is providing technology based learning to around 2,000 private schools across India, reaching out to more than a million students. 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 Training Brand in India for 4th year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2016), 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 has also been featured as the 'Most Respected Education Company'- 2016 by leading financial magazine, Business World.
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