New Delhi: Great Lakes International University is collaborating with IBM to offer specialized courses in the cutting edge technology areas of Cloud Computing & Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things and Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence under B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) program, to provide students with the needed skills to make them industry ready.
As a part of the IBM Innovation Centre for Education program, IBM will support Great Lakes International University in design and delivery of innovative curriculum. IBM faculty will also participate in these courses through webinars and seminars and connecting subject matter experts from the industry. The students will be able to access online course material, other online collaborative learning tools and be a part of discussion forums to learn real-time.
Great Lakes International University aims to provide world class learning experience to the students in their campus at SriCity, Andhra Pradesh. Great Lakes International University recognizes that the biggest challenges facing society today are too complex to be tackled by any single discipline and has imbibed a multi-disciplinary approach to its education and research. Its innovative undergraduate programs – B Tech. and BBA offer fusion of liberal studies as foundation, business perspectives and specialization in new age technology areas.
Great Lakes International University has been established by Great Lakes Institute of Management, India’s leading business school which was founded by Management Guru Dr. Bala V. Balachandran in the year 2004 and has been consistently ranked among the top 10 business schools in India.
Dr. Parag Diwan, Founder & Vice Chancellor, Great Lakes International University said, “The Great Lakes International University-IBM B.Tech programme is a perfect blend of academic rigour and industry excellence and is designed to serve the future needs of the IT industry. The University is now positioned to transform the skills and innovation landscape of India. The partnership will enable our University to create skills among all our students which are appropriate for today’s digital economy. With growing uncertainties, the industry is transforming itself to seek the newer opportunities in areas of Cloud Computing, Analytics, IoT, Machine Learning and AI. These are precisely the skill sets we seek to develop in our students”.
“The IBM Innovation Center for Education initiative will equip Great Lakes International University students to adapt to the dynamics of the industry to drive technology and business innovation. The industry relevant technology courses will provide deep theoretical knowledge to the students, coupled with broad-based industry alignment, interaction, talent discoverability as well as excellence in their professional practice. Through this collaboration, we can positively impact the learning experience of the Great Lakes International University students” said, Ms. Amy Purdy Hirst, Director, IBM Technical Training, IBM USA.