Future-ready MBA Program Launched
NIIT Technologies and NIIT University partner to bridge the skill gap in Intelligent Data Science
Noida | INDIA, March 15 2018: NIIT Technologies Limited, a leading global IT solutions organization, and NIIT University (NU), a reputed higher education institute today announced the launch of a two-year work-integrated Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in Intelligent Data Science.
On the partnership, Sudhir Singh, CEO, NIIT Technologies said, “Today’s tech economy is heading towards Industry 4.0 and the success of this shift rests on the availability of talent with skills that intersect technology, business and Artificial Intelligence. Through this program our goal is to be the frontrunner in building Intelligent Data Science capabilities to meet the demands of businesses globally.”
The program’s curriculum is focused to nurture talented professionals to become next generation data science leaders who will drive business transformations. First year of the program will be facilitated at the state-of-the-art NU campus and is designed to develop industry focused intelligent data science and Artificial Intelligence skills covering domain, programming skills and machine learning. Second year of program will offer full time internship at NIIT Technologies along with an opportunity to work with its global client base across focus verticals including Travel, Insurance and Banking and Financial Services in real business situations.
Commenting on the new program, Prof V S Rao, President, NIIT University, said, “We are extremely proud to introduce an industry-focused data science program that is well-aligned to train talent for the jobs of the future workplace. We are confident that the graduates of this program will be proficient to help businesses unlock the true potential of data empowered decision-making in the future.”
Conceptualized as an institution of excellence, NU provides exceptional education based on the Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless. NU is dedicated towards building strong industry linkages and this ensures that NU is connected to the best organisations and institutions both in India and globally. The centre for Industry Collaboration (CIC) assists students in their endeavours. For more information on the course program, prerequisites and how to apply, you can visit the website http://DataScience-MBA.niit-tech.com.
About NIIT Technologies
NIIT Technologies is a leading global IT solutions organization servicing customers across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. Differentiated on the strength of its industry expertise, NIIT Technologies services clients in travel and transportation, banking and financial services, insurance, manufacturing and media verticals, offering a range of services including Application Development and Maintenance, Infrastructure Management, and Business Process Management. Focused on Digital Services, the Company is helping businesses design agile, scalable and digital operating models. NIIT Technologies adheres to major global benchmarks and standards of quality and Information Security. For further information, please visit www.niit-tech.com.
About NIIT University
Established in 2009, NIIT University (NU) is a not-for-profit University covered under section 2(f) of UGC Act and notified by the Government of Rajasthan. A premier institution of higher learning and research, NU seeks to create original thinkers who will lead the knowledge society of the future. The University inherits three decades of rich expertise and global know-how of its principal sponsor, the NIIT Group.
Nurtured by some of the foremost thought leaders and corporate-practitioners of the country, the multi-disciplinary University focuses on emerging areas of technology and management. NIIT University is a part of a 100-acre campus at Neemrana, Rajasthan, 90 minutes from Delhi Airport.
Nestled in the Aravali hills, the fully residential green campus offers an idyllic and intellectually vibrant environment for pursuing higher education and research. Set up with the vision to be the role model of learning, research, innovation and sustainability, for the knowledge society, NU is dedicated to building great careers and ensuring excellent job opportunities to all its students. It has been developed as an institute of excellence to provide exceptional education based on its Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless.
NU offers the entire spectrum of academic programs. At the undergraduate level, it offers B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Biotechnology), BBA (Marketing & Marketing Analytics, Family Business & Entrepreneurship, Finance, Banking & Fintech, Business Analytics, Communication & Media Studies and Digital & Social Media Marketing), 4-year Integrated M.Sc (Computer Science), 4-year Integrated BBA - MBA, and 5-year Integrated B.Tech - M.Tech and M. Tech (Educational Technology and Geographic Information Systems). NIIT University also offers a 5-year dual degree B.Tech & M.S program (In collaboration with University of Missouri, Kansas City) wherein students undertake academic work at NU for 3.5 years and then continue at UMKC for 1.5 years. In addition, NIIT University also offers MBA, Ph.D programs and several Industry Sponsored Programs.
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