Simplilearn and Koneru Lakshmaiah University partner to offer digital and software certification programs for students

Bangalore: Simplilearn, an India-based global ed-tech company, today announced its partnership with Koneru Lakshmaiah University (KLU) located in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, India. Through this collaboration, Simplilearn will offer both digital and software certification programs to the university students pursuing Computer Science engineering. Through this skilling program, students will be equipped with the relevant skill set required to be job ready.

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and in the process creating new job roles which demand specific skills to keep up with industry requirements. This program offered by Simplilearn will give students an opportunity to upskill and get certified in popular domains such as Project Management, Big Data, Data Science and Business Intelligence, AI & Machine Learning, Digital Marketing, Cyber Security, Software Development, Salesforce, Quality Management and IT Service & Architecture. Each of these certification programs are designed on Simplilearn’s online bootcamp model, which blends online self-paced modules and live virtual classrooms (LVCs) led by global instructors, with teaching assistance, projects, and assessments.

Speaking on the launch of the program, Mr. Krishna Kumar, Founder and CEO, Simplilearn said, “There is a rising need to close the chasm between higher education and vocational readiness, both in India and abroad. With technology becoming an integral part of our lives, we can be sure that the need for engineers will not fade soon. This in turn, is also building the need for our future engineers to equip themselves with the skill set needed to work with cutting-edge areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning and others. We believe that this partnership with KLU will allow the students to explore and qualify themselves with the necessary skills and create a compelling profile for the jobs of the future.”4

“As an institution, KLU has always strived to offer the best of education to its students. We believe that education is the tool which creates the leaders of tomorrow. Through this collaboration with Simplilearn, the program will equip and prepare our students with the desired skill sets to help them bag their dream job”, said Mr. Hari Kiran Vege, Associate Dean -Academics and Head of Department Computer Science and Engineering, Koneru Lakshmaiah University.

Simplilearn continues to maintain its leadership position in offering digital skilling programs to individual learners and enterprises. Today, Simplilearn has helped more than 1,000,000 professionals across 150 countries to upskill and prepare for the digital future.


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