Initiates strategic focus to offer courses in high-demand IT careers of tomorrow
As part of its strategic focus to offer futuristic courses in IT under the Digital Transformation series, NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development, today introduced â€˜Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Opsâ€™ program. This avant garde program, based on student centred pedagogy of project-based learning, is the first program to be offered by NIIT under the DigiNxt portfolio. The company has recently ventured into Digital Transformation to offer pioneering programs to young aspirants wishing to enter the digital services industry, as well as to IT professionals wishing to reskill themselves for the new digital world. Starting with Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps, the company will gradually shift the whole general IT education and training modules towards futuristic technologies like Robotics, IoT, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning etc.
Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops will encompass the various aspects of enterprise app development while enabling a learner to implement these aspects through project-based learning methodology. The students are expected to spend at least 70% of their time on project work during the program. The upcoming batch would be working on two projects- Development of E-Commerce Portal and Collaboration Platform. On successful completion of the three-month program students will be offered 100% placement assistance for Java Enterprise Developer roles by NIIT. Admission to the program are currently open for the first batch starting on May 30, 2016. For more details, please visitÂ www.niitdiginxt.com
Speaking on the launch of the program Mr. Prakash Menon, President, Global Skills & Careers Group, NIIT Ltd said,â€œThe emergence of the digital era has presented us with great opportunities as well as unique challenges. While on one hand India has a strong technology ecosystem and can potentially power the digital transformation for enterprises around the world, on the other hand Indian industry is faced with acute shortage of workforce trained in digital transformation technologies. To cater to this growing demand NIIT is committed to offer a series of industry-aligned training program in digital transformation, Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops being the first in the series.â€
During the projects, the students will get to work on latest technologies like Bootstrap, Java script, JQuery, Angular JS, Hibernate, Spring and continuous Integration of code developed using Maven scripts to build responsive websites with light weight components & high security. GitHubâ€™sÂ forking tools and code management features are absolutely ingrained in the studentâ€™s daily workflow. The program follows the agile-methodologies for the projects â€“ which is the de-facto standard in todayâ€™s software development organizations. Project-based learning will ensure that the student is ready to be productive in his organization â€“ right from day one, hour one.
According to MIT Centre for Digital Business, 77% of organizations consider missing digital skills as the key hurdle to their transformation strategy. Therefore, Indian & Global IT Companies are investing heavily in building digital transformation skills to enable their clients transform digitally.Â As organizations are building talent pool, the most-sought after skill sets include: Product Engineering, Business Analytics, Cloud Technology and Architecture, Mobile Apps, Internet of Things and Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence.
To cater to this need, NIIT is introducing career programs in Java Enterprise Engineering with DevOps, Big Data & Data Sciences, Web Technologies, Databases Systems, Cloud Computing, Mobile, Infrastructure Management Services (IMS), Cyber-Security, Enterprise Application, Telecom & Embedded Systems, Project Management, Internet of Things (IOT), Visual Design, Game Development, Design Thinking, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Virtual Reality. Graduates and graduating students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will be eligible to apply for these programs.