NIIT Technologies Limited, the IT solutions organization, and NIIT University (NU), the higher education institute 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, machine learning. Second year of program offers full time internship at NIIT Technologies along with an opportunity to work with global client base in real business situations to implement data science skills across its focus verticals Travel, Insurance and Banking and Financial Services.
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 endeavors.