IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) have joined hands to explore how the organisations can build technology skills across the telecom sector ecosystem in India. Students and young professionals can apply for the program directly through TSSC partners. Each course is one-week long.
These two organisations have plans in training students and young professionals with programs that are designed to train them in emerging technologies, and also includes big data, cloud, IoT and mobile application development.
Karan Bajwa, Managing Director, IBM India Pvt. Ltd said, “Our partnership with TSSC reiterates IBM’s commitment to spur innovation in India through emerging technologies. As a part of this initiative, we will work closely with TSSC to enable its partner organizations across the country with the right training and technologies to support the growing needs of the Indian Telecom Sector”. Then he again mentioned, “We are confident that this partnership will help bridge the skills gap and prepare young Indian professionals for the new jobs of today and those to come in the future,”.
Under this program, they have developed an innovative curriculum, designed by technology experts from IBM and domain specialists from TSSC. With the help of these, students will have access to relevant IBM software and platforms, including IBM Cloud, IBM Watson IoT platform, mobile application development tool and Big Data Solutions. And at the end of the programme students and young professionals will be certified by IBM Career Education and TSSC.
Commenting on the collaboration, Lt. Gen. (Retired) and CEO of TSSC, SP Kochhar said, “We are delighted to partner with IBM in our attempt to train and skill India’s youth, boost growth and productivity in the Telecom sector. We believe IBM’s resources will enable telecom sector professionals with new-age competencies and bridge the existing gap between demand and supply of skills.”