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Simplilearn and IITM Pravartak join forces to empower youth with essential digital skills

In response to a growing demand for digital skills, this initiative seeks to offer comprehensive training in areas such as Full-stack development-(MERN), product management, and Cloud Computing to both students and professionals

Simplilearn and IITM Pravartak join forces to empower youth with essential digital skills for success in the digital economy

Simplilearn, the world’s leading online boot camp provider for digital skills training, has joined forces with IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation, an esteemed start-up ecosystem, to train students professionals on digital skills such as product management, full-stack development (FSD) - MERN and cloud computing domains.

With this collaboration, Simplilearn and IITM Pravartak are set to introduce comprehensive programs focused on full-stack development (FSD) - MERN, cloud computing, and product management. This collaboration aims to upskill working professionals and freshers in cutting-edge skills in today's rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Full-stack development-MERN stands out as one of the most coveted fields in the current era. Statistics also highlight that full-stack development is a high-demand role among developers, in India. According to Indeed, the demand for full-stack developers exceeds 10,000 positions.

The first batch of FSD-MERN will be commencing in December 2023. Interested candidates can apply for this 6-month program through this link.

Learners also have the option to participate in campus immersion experiences, allowing them to visit the campus, engage with the incubator, and have face-to-face interactions with faculty members. This initiative is designed to accelerate learners' career advancement in high-demand skills and offer exclusive upskilling opportunities, specifically tailored for both software and non-software product management roles. As a result of this partnership, these meticulously designed programs are set to be formally launched in the coming months, following a structured timeline.

Elaborating on this initiative to upskill students and working professionals, Mr. Anand Narayanan, Chief Product Officer, Simplilearn said, "We are excited to join forces with IIT M Pravartak, an esteemed start-up ecosystem, to pave the way for the future of digital skills training. Our collaboration will empower professionals and freshers alike to embrace the ever-changing digital landscape with cutting-edge expertise in Product Management, Full Stack Development, and UI/UX domains. As the demand for UI/UX skills skyrockets and FSD and Product Management roles witness remarkable growth, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive programs and unique campus immersion opportunities. Together, we aim to accelerate learners' career growth and create a generation of skilled professionals ready to shape the digital world."

IIT-M Pravartak Technologies is a Section 8 Company housing the Technology Innovation Hub on Sensors, Networking, Actuators and Control Systems. It is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under its National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems, and hosted by IIT Madras.

Speaking about this partnership Dr M J Shankar Raman, Chief Executive Officer, of IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation said, “In light of the worldwide trend towards greater technology adoption and digital transformation across all industries, we recognize the critical importance of having a skilled and competent workforce. As we strive to create a better world driven by technology, we are delighted to announce our collaborative effort to provide relevant upskilling programs to aspiring individuals through this partnership. By harnessing the collective expertise of IITM Pravartak and Simplilearn, we are certain that learners will experience a transformative journey, reaping unparalleled benefits from these exceptional programs.”

Simplilearn conducts more than 3,000 live classes per month, with an average of 70,000 learners who spend more than 500,000 hours each month on the platform. Programs offered by Simplilearn give learners the opportunity to upskill and get certified in popular domains.

About Simplilearn

Founded in 2010 and based in San Francisco, California, and Bangalore, India, Simplilearn, a Blackstone portfolio company is the world's #1 online boot camp for digital economy skills training. Simplilearn offers access to world-class work-ready training to individuals and businesses around the world. The Bootcamps are designed and delivered with world-renowned universities, top corporations, and leading industry bodies via live online classes featuring top industry practitioners, sought-after trainers, and global leaders. From college students and early career professionals to managers, executives, small businesses, and big corporations, Simplilearn’s role-based, skill-focused, industry-recognized, and globally relevant training programs are ideal upskilling solutions for diverse career or/and business goals.

About IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation

IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation is a section 08 Company housing the Technology Innovation Hub on Sensors, Networking, Actuators, and Control Systems (SNACS). We are committed to transforming the frontiers of knowledge. Our start-up ecosystem is the nurturing space of brilliant professionals, Innovative entrepreneurs, curious young talents, and inquisitive students. With world-class infrastructure, equipment, and experienced mentors, we have everything to offer for the technology-hungry brains.

IITM Pravartak is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under its National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems, and hosted as a Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) by IIT Madras. The NM-ICPS is a comprehensive Mission aimed at complete convergence with all stakeholders by establishing strong linkages between academia, industry, Government, and International Organizations.

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