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NIIT partners with Linux Lab to launch Myanmar’s First IT Training Centre

A pioneering learning and career solution for the youth in Myanmar

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 Java 7, Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012,, MVC 4.5, HTML 5, JQuery, Java Script

Myanmar August 15 2015: NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development and Linux Lab today entered into a partnership in Myanmar to unveil its first IT training centre at Yangon, Myanmar.  NIIT will 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. Over the last decade, NIIT has played a significant role in training students with its worldwide presence in 40 countries.

The pioneering IT training centre will help youth chart ambitious careers by opting for the programs that suits their aptitude. NIIT will 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.

With an aim to create manpower for the Myanmar IT industry, NIIT will offers various cutting edge programs to the students in Myanmar. The revolutionary career program - Mastermind Series mapped to international certification, enables students to get skilled for global career opportunities, through training in technology courses. The Mastermind series comprise Software Engineering and Infrastructure Management courses. While the Software Engineering course will expose the student to technologies like Office 2013, Java 7, Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012,, MVC 4.5, HTML 5, JQuery, Java Script, the Infrastructure Management course will enable students to learn Office 2013, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft Share Point 2013.

Apart from these courses, various rapid employability and career enhancement programs are also offered by NIIT. Key technologies acquired during the course includes tracks like 12C, MS Server 2012, Android, A+ & N+,Web Design & Development, Graphic Designing, MIS, and Project Management etc.

Over the years, NIIT has impacted over 35 million learners across 40 countries. It has played a pioneering role in providing necessary skills to the youth throughout globe, desirous of building great careers.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Sanjay Tickoo, Vice President & Head of Business Operations, International Education Business, NIIT Ltd, said, "Our first Myanmar IT Training centre in alliance with Linux lab will enable us to foray into a new segment and reach out to vast audience. It has been our constant endeavor at NIIT, to introduce programs which prepare students to take on best global career opportunities, thus furthering our objective to develop talent and create skilled workforce across the globe."

"We believe that our partnership with Linux Lab will give a much needed impetus, to introduce programs which will prepare the students towards challenging global career opportunities" added Mr. Tickoo.

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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About NIIT

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.