The aim is to build competency in the area of Big data and Analytics
Bangalore, 13th July, 2017: IFIM Business School, a leading private B-School in Bangalore, has partnered with NASSCOM SSC to become their first Licensed Training Partner (LTP) in Karnataka.
This strategic alliance between NASSCOM and IFIM Business School aims to offer Associate Analytics, Junior Data Associate and Associate Recruitment courses to all graduate students as an add-on course to enhance their employability skills primarily in IT/ITes Sector. IFIM will follow the curriculum and course content developed by NASSCOM which will further assess and award certificates to the successful candidates along with IFIM via NSDC’s SDMS (Skill Development Management System).
The offered training programs are positioned at level 7 in National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF), which is a post graduate level. IFIM, through this association is all equipped and committed to train 10,000 students and professionals across state. Educational institutions can sign up with IFIM Business School to get their faculty and students trained and certified in turn jointly by NASSCOM and IFIM.
While talking about the MoUs Dr. Sandhya Chintala, Executive Director, SSC NASSCOM & Vice President, and NASSCOM said, “Enabling students with both the foundational and high end requirements of Data Science and Big Data Analytics is strategic move for IFIM. These QPs will enable students to deal with huge volumes of unstructured and structured data, capturing and warehousing data in ingenious ways, combining them with statistics, mathematics, programming, problem solving etc. This will provide them with the ability to look at things differently and analyze insights which can lead to better decision and strategic business moves; assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing that enable enhanced insight, decision making, and process automation. We congratulate IFIM in this endeavor, to enabling this umbrella of techniques for candidates under its care.”
In line with this Mr. Sanjay Padode, Secretary CDE, IFIM Institutions, expressed his happiness on the association and added that “It is one of the milestone in the IFIM history and can be looked at strategically from IFIM’s view point”.
Dr. Abhishek Nirjar, Director IFIM Business School, further added “The Indian education ecosystem has been experiencing a continuous shift. In order to meet the industry demands, we have collaborated with NASSCOM to bridge the skill gap in the analytics domain. The Institute has a dedicated Center of Excellence in Analytics and an IBM analytics lab, equipped with latest s/w. Having immensely experienced and skilled faculty with right mix of corporate and academia, the Institute has a proven excellence in offering courses on Business Analytics and Big Data. By associating with NASSCOM, it will help us to create a sustainable industry-ready talent pipeline by scaling quality capacity, to enhance employability at all levels.”
ABOUT IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL:
IFIM Business School, located in Electronics City, Bangalore is one of the top business schools in India. Consistently rated as ‘Bangalore’s No.1 Private B-School’, the Business School was awarded the Best Institution for Promoting Industry- Academia Interface at the National Education Excellence Awards 2015, organized by ASSOCHAM India and the ‘Most promising B-School with Excellent Industry Interface in Karnataka’ at the Asia Education Summit this year.
IFIM offers three core programs that are AICTE approved — PGDM, PGDM-Finance (recognized by CFA Institute) and PGDM-IB (International Business). IFIM Business School is accredited by South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) and is also ISO 9001:2008 certified. The School is a member of AACSB. Differentiators that propel IFIM in a stratosphere far above its peers in India include a faculty with a perfect blend of industry and academic experience, international collaborations with American and European top B-Schools for faculty and student exchange programs and its internationally recognized curriculum.