KPIT Technologies Collaborates with KLE Technological University to Offer an Undergraduate Engineering Programme to Employees
Pune: KPIT Technologies, a global technology company specialized in software solutions to the automotive and mobility industry has announced its collaboration with KLE Technological University (KLE Tech),Karnataka, India. Through this collaboration KPIT and KLE Tech will come together to co-deliver an undergraduate engineering degree programme (BE in Electronics and Communication) for KPITs’ diploma engineers, which they have designed and developed together. The course will bring a holistic focus on imparting technical, domain, process and behavioural skills.
The programme aims to empower employees to advance their domain skills in the changing industry landscape and acquire higher academic qualifications, while they continue to work. In light of the current situation the program will be delivered virtually and in future enable in person engaging projects
Kishor Patil, Co-founder and CEO of KPIT, said, “Its our mission to make KPIT a best place to grow. Upskilling is a foundation of growth. Owing to the successful collaborations with Coventry University, UK and other programs we have, we wanted to introduce similar programs for our employees who join us after completing diploma. We are delighted to collaborate with KLE Technological University. The association combines our domain knowledge of the automotive and mobility industry with KLE Tech University’s best learning platforms. It will benefit many KPITians, offering them new technical skills and industry-centric knowledge to grow in their careers and contribute significantly to the exciting work KPIT does in new-age mobility.”
Employee training and upskilling have been key focus area for KPIT. Over the years, KPIT has partnered with Coventry University, UK to offer two specialised programmes—MTech in Automotive Electronics and MBA in Strategic Engineering Management—exclusively for KPIT employees. KPIT has also collaborated with Udacity to upskill and build the engineering talent ecosystem for Autonomous technology.
Dr. Ashok Shettar, the Honorable Vice Chancellor of KLE Technological University, Hubballi said” KLE Technological University believes that industry and academia need to work in tandem to not only push the frontiers of knowledge but also to develop people with skills and competencies required as new technologies transform markets and industries. The BE (E&C) industry integrated program launched in collaboration with KPIT is one such unique initiative to create opportunities for the Diploma candidates to pursue their higher studies. The program is co-developed and will be co-delivered by the faculty of KPIT experts and University faculty.”