PR Newswire | 07 May, 2014
NEW DELHI: NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation, today announced the launch of 'ReVOLUTION GNIIT'- a path-breaking GNIIT program that maximises career opportunities for class XII and college students by offering a range of future-ready courses in Banking and Finance, Digital Marketing and Social Media, Cloud and Mobile Software Engineering, Big Data and Business Analytics, e-Commerce and Business Administration and Cloud Computing and IT Management. For the first time ever, this offers students the flexibility to choose options from a range of multiple new-age career programs, aligned to the evolving needs of the knowledge economy.
The industry-endorsed new GNIIT program enables students to acquire necessary skills to aspire for new-age jobs and professions. Furthermore, well-structured communication and professional skills combined with a year of professional practice helps create well-rounded professionals. The new curriculum lays emphasis on industry specific competencies with higher exposure to hands-on practical knowledge. The programs can be pursued along with graduation, thus giving students the benefit of dual certification.
Furthermore, the new GNIIT program opens up exciting exit profiles like - Data analysts, Retail banking professionals, e-Business operations executive, e-Commerce specialist, Social Media specialist, SEO specialist, Data Web Traffic analyst, Mobile App development, Cloud Application developer and software tester to name a few.
Speaking on the occasion, Amitabh Lahiri, President, Career Building Solutions, NIIT Ltd. said, "Over the years, GNIIT has played a key role in creating a pool of trained professionals for today's globalized knowledge economy. It has been our constant endeavor at NIIT, to introduce programs which prepare students to take on best global career opportunities. Continuing with the commitment, we now launch new-age ReVOLUTION GNIIT which will provide flexibility to students to choose from a range of careers as per their interests and career goals."
The ReVOLUTION GNIIT program aims to strengthen the basic communication and professional skills of students by breaking the core syllabus for each program and spreading it across all the semesters. GNIIT in Big Data & Business Analytics not only enables students to understand the science behind data management and develop rich Business Intelligence but also helps them acquire the new-age skills on the latest analytics tools and techniques.
The banking industry is expected to double its business to USD 2 trillion over the next 5 years and GNIIT in Banking & Finance prepares undergraduates for various functional roles in BFSI sector. The program covers modern-day banking, insurance and financial services by developing competencies in 4 dimensions - domain, technology, application and customer-service.
GNIIT in e-Commerce & Business Management allows youth to acquire knowledge and skills required in prominent business functions to manage different processes of an e-business. The program in Digital Marketing and Social Media enables students to develop creative, technical and business competencies to empower their career as digital marketers. GNIIT in Cloud and Mobile Software Engineering enables aspirants to acquire the essentials skills to develop various applications like web, mobile and cloud using prominent technology platforms.
NIIT Cloud CampusTM enables students to learn from the best teachers irrespective of their geographical location. They can also get hands-on practice through lab exercises in machine rooms at the NIIT centres. It has an innovative 'Anywhere Lab' feature, which allows students to practice the application of concepts learnt in class, from any part of the globe, while chatting with experts to seek answers to their queries.
Cloud-enabled learning, owing to its 24x7, any-time, anywhere availability and scalability, can prove to be a big boon for the Indian education sector. This makes it possible to take high-quality education-including content, and instruction-to the far reaches of the country, using the cloud platform.
Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions across 40 countries. Leading IT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the 'Top Training Company' award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category.
NIIT's training solutions in IT, Banking, Finance and Insurance, Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO), Business Process Management (BPM), Executive Management Education, Vocational Skills, School Learning Solutions and Communication and Professional Life Skills has impacted over 35 million learners since inception.
NIIT's Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT - GNIIT and Edgeineers for IT professionals. The company has introduced "India's first cloud campus", through its new-age GNIIT program. This offers students a higher mobility as they can access courseware using Netbooks to connect seamlessly to NIIT's Cloud Campus network.
NIIT's Corporate Learning Solutions offers managed training services including integrated learning solutions (strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, universities, technology companies, training corporations and publishing houses.
NIIT YuvaJyoti, a joint venture between NIIT and NSDC, offers vocational skills training programs to enhance employability of youth across India.
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to around 15,000 Government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms, Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School (Education Resource Planning software).
NIIT Imperia - Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Learning Programs in association with leading Business schools in India, KPMG, Google India and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), using the synchronous learning platform.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (NIIT IFBI), formed by NIIT with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and corporates in banking, financial services and insurance. NIIT Institute of Process Excellence Limited, a NIIT-GENPACT venture (NIIT Uniqua), offers complete training outsourcing services to the business process, knowledge and technology services industry to create business models that enhance productivity and lower costs.
In recognition of its people centric policies, which foster an environment of growth and career development, NIIT has been ranked as the 4th Best company to work for in India 2013-14, by Great Place to Work InstituteÂ®.
Media Contact: Prateek Chatterjee, firstname.lastname@example.org, +91 124 4293041, Vice President, NIIT Limited