Aims to upgrade the skills of students by offering unique courses for their personal development
by Suman Gupta
Mumbai, May, 2018: NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, has launched a set of summer programs for school kids and college students based on their interest and for their personal development. The short-term summer programs have been designed to give an extra edge to the students in today’s competitive environment by upgrading and enhancing the skills of students.
On offer are: –
- Basic Literacy Programs – involves working with Microsoft office Productivity Tools, to improve Personal and Professional productivity and learn to work in Digital lifestyle
- Fundamental IT Programs –
- Get started to the world of Programming by learning programming in C and C++.
- Learn to create Web Pages using HTML5 Programming
- Manage data using Databases with Microsoft SQL Communication and Personal Development Programs – involves proficiency in English communication for workplace and communication with an impact
- Hobby Programs – involves basics of social networking and developing your own mobile app
The duration of each program varies from course to course. Students can visit the nearest NIIT centre to apply for the programs.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Prakash Menon, President, Career Education Business, NIIT Ltd., said, “Summer is the best time for school going students to enrich their skills, enhance their knowledge base and learn new things. To this end, NIIT has launched summer break programs to help students expand their horizons by upgrading their skills.”
Summer break programs give students the opportunity to explore other subjects and interests that they wouldn’t otherwise be exposed to during the traditional school year. This helps to round out a student’s educational experiences and will be beneficial when deciding what to pursue in college and in life.
About NIIT : NIIT is a leading Skills and Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast and comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 40 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe – Corporate Learning Group, Career Education Business and MindChampion Learning Systems Limited.
NIIT’s Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The Career Education Business (CEB) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Digital Transformation, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. As NIIT’s wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative – MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL), provides futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprising, interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School – an Education Resource Planning software. The Training.com learning platform is an NIIT initiative for advanced career programs, which are delivered live by industry experts in an immersive and interactive online mode, combining instructor-led classrooms with the convenience of accessing the training sessions from anywhere.
As the Most Trusted Training Brand in India for 5th year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2017), NIIT’s learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past ten consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. USA. Further, leading Indian ICT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the ‘Top Training Company’ award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category. NIIT has also been featured as the ‘Most Respected Education Company’- 2016 by leading financial magazine, Business World. NIIT.tv – a disruptive innovation by NIIT, won the prestigious award for ‘Educational Technology, at the Indo-American Education Summit 2016.