Employability Enhancement Workshop by IBM Skills Academy on 27th Sep 2019
IBM Skills Academy conducted a workshop on 27th Sep 2019 to roll out certificate programsin IT and Business Managementthat has been developed and validated to ensure that students could contribute the best in the Industry. IBM has designed a world-class skills development Program for next generation millennial student on emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Computing, Cyber security, Business Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Blockchain etc. to better prepare the students for a real working environment and ultimately improve their employability. The key point discussed were:
i. Innovative curriculum jointly developed with IBM on various industry specialization, based on the skills requirements of across the world including Banks, Computer Services, Education, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail and other industries.
ii. Setting up Co-Branded Speciality Lab with IBM on campus (focused on specialty areas like BigData, Analytics etc.) and use IBM software tools for training.
iii. Independent non-commercial research by faculty members (IBM program guidelines apply from time to time).
iv. Job-Role curriculum (Career Path) based on market researches that identify the most in-demand technologies
As part of the Program, students received an Open Badge along with a certificate for their accomplishment, and a Mastery Badge on clearing the certification examination. The Open Badge in partnership with Acclaim is a globally recognized cross-industry digital recognition platform for technical skills. IBM Open Badges provides students with significant benefits such as; digital recognition of credentials, recognition of industry aligned skills, a globally recognizedstandard. The event started at 2:00PM and concluded at 4:30 PM.