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    Great Learning looks to hire 25 people in leadership roles

    Great Learning is also looking to hire at least 270 people over the next two quarters in domains like technology, product, marketing, sales, automation and AI-related features, and business development, at the junior and mid-management levels.

    Great Learning launches SaaS-based digital campus solution

    The platform will allow universities to schedule online and classroom sessions and...

    • “Indian companies (technology firms) have scaled down in learning and development during the past few months, whereas global peers have maintained their spending in building their workforce,” said a senior executive at one of the top five digital technology course providers, adding that “they may have taken a conservative approach”.

      The programme will help learners transition to competitive roles like Data Scientist, business analyst, data analyst, data engineer, and Machine Learning (ML) engineer. Learners will be able to develop expertise on tools and technologies such as Python, Tableau and SQL.

      The company will focus on its enterprise business, venture into international markets like Singapore, Southeast Asia, UK and Australia and set up partnerships with colleges to train graduates.

      Edtech companies like upGrad and Great Learning are now introducing courses for students that cost as low as 10% of the original versions. Students enrol on the platforms directly or through the colleges. Catering to the limited time in hand, courses are designed such that they are shorter and more intensive, getting wrapped up in under six months.

      FM announced that the government will prepare Indian youth to take up jobs overseas by focusing on skill-sets needed abroad.

      There is a massive digital transformation that is sweeping across industries - driven by Analytics.

      ​​A majority of these job openings are for junior levels and the number of vacant positions has seen an increase of 45% over last year, the study shows.

      India leads the global gig economy with a 24% share of the online labour market, with demand across software developers, creative and marketing professionals.

      Companies are currently investing 4.5 times the rate of traditional IT spending in cloud infrastructure, and it is expected to grow even faster by 2020, according to a report by ed-tech platform for executives Great Learning.

      While it might push up interest rates, in many cases institutes are open to bearing the interest rates, since quick financing options give them more applicants.

      While IPL title sponsor for the year, Dream11, has come on board as co-pressing sponsor, Boost is the co-powered by sponsor for the league. Associate sponsors include MX Player, Acko, Maruti Suzuki, KhataBook, Flipkart, Swiggy, Ace23, HDFC Bank, Great Learning, Kingfisher Calendar and AMFI (Association of Mutual Funds in India).

      Haruto Iwata, a scuba-diving enthusiast, wants to return to the ocean when the pandemic ends.

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