The E&ICT Academy of IIT Roorkee is launching two online certification programs in Software Development, Cloud Computing, and Data Science in collaboration with online Edtech platform, Great Learning. The fist program is Advanced Certificate Program in Full Stack Software Development of 10 months duration with specialization in either Cloud Computing or Python for Data Science, and Shorter Duration Certificate Programs in Front End Software Development, Back End Software Development, Cloud Computing & Python for Data Science.
These courses are intended to provide career enhancement and further skill-up-gradation as per the requirements of industry and the corporate world. These courses would be curated and delivered by the collaboration of experts from IIT Roorkee, other academic institutions, and industry experts through online, self-paced, or hybrid mode. The programs will follow a robust delivery model which consists of online content, weekend live sessions, and a series of practical projects to make learners industry-ready.
Speaking on the launch of these programs, Dr. Sanjeev Manhas, Professor, and Chief-Investigator of the E&ICT Academy, IIT Roorkee, said, “One of the key goals of IIT Roorkee and the E&ICT Academy is to ensure that the impact of the cutting-edge research and knowledge creation at IIT Roorkee extends beyond its campus. This will help a lot of aspiring young students and professionals to develop cutting-edge competencies in their professional careers. Through this collaboration with Great Learning, we look forward to expanding the reach and impact of the excellence that IIT Roorkee and E&ICT Academy have.”
E&ICT Academy IITR programs aim to bridge the talent gap in these areas and prepare professionals for these job opportunities. Participants in the program will also have access to GL Excelerate – an exhaustive career services platform offered by Great Learning that prepares professionals for aspiring roles in the industry.