BANGALORE, July 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Online training provider Simplilearn announced today its partnership with Lovely Professional University (LPU) to offer certification courses in a variety of high-demand digital technologies to their undergraduate and postgraduate Engineering and Science students as part of LPU's online internship program.
With a joint focus to make students job-ready with the latest digital skills, the partnership will allow students to access a blend of online self-learning, live instructor-led classes and hands-on practical training. All students of LPU's online internship program will be required to enroll in their choice of Simplilearn's digital technology courses. Upon completion of the course, they will receive certifications from Simplilearn and relevant industry bodies. Designed by industry experts who work in their fields of study, all courses are supported by 24/7 online teaching assistants and include assessments and hands-on capstone projects that will provide the students with the real-world experience that is sought after by employers.
"The next generation of talent needs to be armed with emerging digital skills before they enter the competitive workforce, and we are proud that this partnership with Lovely Professional University to make this possible," said Simplilearn Founder & CEO, Krishna Kumar. "It's encouraging to see that universities are taking measures to prepare their students for the jobs of the future on their own rather than depending solely on hiring companies to train them."
LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said, "LPU is a university which is closely working with industry. The present collaboration with 'Simplilearn' will definitely help our students to be job-ready as per the latest requirements of the industry. Thus, this initiative is to prepare students industry ready from day one of their career start and get absorbed on high pedestals even in the initial stages. I also want to share that LPU is already tied up with Google, SAP, Microsoft and more to work closely with industry so that innovative ideas of production be brought forth."
In addition to training working professionals and enabling enterprises to build a digital-ready workforce, Simplilearn has partnered with leading universities and colleges in the United States to help students build industry-relevant skills and achieve their career goals in high-demand fields such as Big Data, AI & Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Digital Marketing, Cyber Security and other technologies.
About Lovely Professional University
Lovely Professional University (LPU) is India's Largest University in terms of on-campus 30,000+ full-time students studying in 200+ programs offered at Doctorate, Post Graduation, Graduation and Diploma levels. The strengths of the education delivery system at LPU has attracted students from 29 states of India and 70+ countries like USA, Australia, Germany, Iran, Iraq, China, Tanzania , Rwanda, Mongolia, Thailand, Ghana, Cameroon and more.
LPU is also the only university in the world to have the honour of having two Presidents of the great nations on a single event in a university campus. In addition, seven heads of the states are also LPU's Honorary Causa Doctorate Degrees recipients. LPU is also ranked among top universities in India, and in the recent 2018 'NIRF' ranking by Government of India LPU has been ranked second in the outreach and inclusivity parameter across India. LPU has set various placement records, and has been ranked as the top university in North India for higher placements. Its alumni-network is spread across the globe, and from Google to Microsoft, LPU alumni are working at top positions.
Simplilearn enables professionals and enterprises to succeed in the fast-changing digital economy. The company provides outcome based online training across digital technologies and applications such as Big Data, Machine Learning, AI, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Digital Marketing and other emerging technologies. Based in San Francisco, CA, Raleigh, NC and Bangalore, India; Simplilearn has helped more than one million professionals and 1000+ companies across 150+ countries get trained, acquire certifications and reach their business and career goals. The company's high-engagement curriculum blends self-paced online learning, instructor-led live virtual classrooms, hands-on projects, student collaboration, and 24/7 global teaching assistance. Simplilearn is a GSA IT-70 contract holder and was recognized by Training Industry as a Top 20 IT Training Company for 2017. For more information, visit https://www.simplilearn.com/.