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Gear up for the new normal | New Foundation Courses on Cloud Computing & Cyber Security | Read on for all this & much more | What’s New @NASSCOM FutureSkills | June 2020 Edition

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Furureskills May-2020

As we head towards the ‘new normal’, the way we teach and learn will undergo a massive change. From virtual classrooms, byte sized learning to self-paced curriculum, the future of education and training is full of surprises. Having classrooms on the go, learning lessons at your own pace and re-reading the concepts as and when you like –these are just a few glimpses of what’s in store in the future. The future is different and leading towards a bright change. Gear up for the new normal. You can’t drive forward looking through a rear-view mirror!

Read on for more insights & updates in this edition of What’s New @ NASSCOM FutureSkills!

Bosch India Foundation
Bosch India Foundation has partnered with NASSCOM Futureskills
to on-board 500 vocational trainers (as a pilot). The collaboration intends to enable skilling of these trainers on select emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, Big Data Analytics along with critical professional skills such as communication, collaboration, etc. Once trained, these master trainers will leverage the curation capability of the platform to curate customised learning content to upskill students as part of their CSR initiative. If you have not yet explored how FutureSkills can help organizations build and strengthen its digital talent, there might be a lot that you are missing out. Explore Now
SSC NASSCOM Assessment & Certification
First batch of Employees at CYIENT take up SSC NASSCOM Assessment & Certification
Industry aligned foundation courses on technologies like AI, BDA, IOT have been immensely popular amongst the FutureSkills community of learners. With Quality Control through SSC NASSCOM Assessments, these FREE courses have inspired employers to get their workforce learn what it thinks is good enough to be job-ready. We’re delighted to announce that CYIENT got its first batch of employees take the SSC NASSCOM Assessment & Certification on AI Foundation. It has helped employers get skilled & qualified candidates thereby increasing the talent pool on emerging technologies by many-fold. Explore how your company can benefit from these industry recommended certifications. Get in Touch with us.
 Cybersecurity Foundation Course
SSC NASSCOM recognised Cybersecurity Foundation Course by SkillsDA
The course focuses on fundamental concepts of Cybersecurity and is intended for STEM students, working professionals and Cybersecurity enthusiasts. The course is available on FutureSkills portal and is free for a limited time period for all FutureSkills users.
Cloud Competency aligned course
SSC NASSCOM recognised Cloud Competency aligned course from Qloudable
Another course added recently to the portal aligns to Industry designed & SSC NASSCOM recognised Cloud Competency standards. This course takes a hands-on approach to understand & implement cloud solutions using core Azure services around deployment, computing, networking, security & monitoring along with advanced principles around multi-cloud scalability and resiliency.
New Pathway on Professional Skills
SSC NASSCOM recognised Cloud Computing Foundation Course by Jigsaw-Manipal
This Foundation course is designed to help learners to understand the fundamentals of Cloud Solution Architecture, various Cloud Data Storage, Cloud Networking and Cloud Security, Cloud Migration and Cloud Monitoring Operations. Learners will learn to access AWS public cloud. The course is free for a limited time period for all FutureSkills users.
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NASSCOM FutureSkills Perspective Series:The Power of Online Content Curation
As learning moves online, finding curated content from the tsunami of material available on the Internet is a mind-boggling exercise for any learner. And for an organization content curation involves expertise, and is a significant expense too. Read on to learn how FutureSkills platform can drive collaborative learning, collective intelligence and knowledge sharing in the exponentially growing digital space by Venkatraman Umakanth, Member Success Lead, NASSCOM FutureSkills in this latest piece. Learn More
Let’s Simplify: Universalizing Learning, Talent Sourcing & Development
The agile nature of technology has had the most momentous impact on the way we work. Companies are struggling to get skilled talent whereas potential employees are struggling to figure out courses and certifications that land them their desired jobs. What would help both is creation of standardised hiring and assessment criteria. NASSCOM FutureSkills webinar ‘Let’s Simplify: Universalizing Learning, Talent Sourcing & Development’ focused on the gaps between talent sourcing and highlighted how competency standards could help make talent sourcing, development & assessment easier for employers. Our panelists Jagdish Mitra, Chief Strategy Office & Head of Growth, Tech Mahindra; Ronnie Screwvala, Chairman & Co-founder UpGrad; Anil Santhapuri, Director, Learning & Development-APAC, CGI; PB Kotur, General Manager & Global Head Fresher Engagement program, WIPRO; Mani Subramanian, Head of Analytics, BigBasket highlighted the need to shift from a degree focused culture to a skill focused culture as a skilled person with practical knowledge is more productive than one with just theoretical knowledge. For more such insightful takeaways, Click Here
Impact of COVID-19 on Employment
Impact of COVID-19 on Employment
High tech industries like Software and Internet, Consumer Electronics, Telecommunications, Peripherals and Storage have faced relatively low disruption as compared to industries like automotive, aerospace, transportation, mining etc that have suffered severe contraction. COVID-19 has led to increasing digitization across various industries, thereby having positive impact on the digital talent demand across Technologies. In fact knowledge of digital skills could be the difference between having a job and not having one. How’s your industry impacted? Check this Infographic
Data Science
Webinar Alert: Career Opportunities in Data Science in Post COVID-era | 7th July 2020
Data is the new oil. It is shaping our world and opening doors to different career paths. What are the steps for making a career in Data Science? Join us to understand the skills that matter and how tools are the means to an end.
Speaker V. Shekhar Awasthy,
Partner & Principal Consultant, Facts ‘n’ Data®
Register Now
Application of Machine Learning Techniques & Explainable
Webinar Alert: Application of Machine Learning Techniques & Explainable AI frameworks to Mitigate Risk | 17th July 2020
In this hands-on webinar powered by ATH LEAPS, you will be introduced to how ML models and Explainable AI frameworks play a vital role in controlling the risk across domains like BFS and Healthcare.
Speaker Lakshmi E, AVP,
Client Solutions & Lead Innovation & SME Group, Analyttica Datalab
Register Now
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