Roorkee: In an endeavour to upskill the workforce, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with on-line studying platform-Eckovation to undertake collaboration on offering a platform for launching govt programs. The MoU was signed between Prof. Manish Shrikhande, Dean, Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, IIT Roorkee and Akshat Goel, Founder &Chief Technical Officer, Eckovation. IIT Roorkee has additionally launched two on-line courses- ‘Advanced Certification Program in Cybersecurity’ and ‘Professional Certification in Supply Chain Management & Analytics’, an initiative of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Management Studies respectively in addition to an E-learning centre at IIT Roorkee on Eckovation.
The MoU entitles each organizations to undertake collaboration in analysis growth and consultancy work, facilitate the trade of educational and analysis supplies and joint publications, cooperate in initiatives, analysis actions of mutual curiosity, and take part seminars, colloquia, and different sorts of educational discussions.
The programs might be a mixture of theoretical ideas and sensible functions akin to Project Work and a 3-day immersion module at Noida or Roorkee campuses of the establishment. The candidates might be awarded a certificates upon completion of the course together with placement help by Eckovation.
“The MoU with Eckovation is a step forward towards our efforts to enable learners to upskill themselves as per the needs of the industry. COVID-19 has prompted a reassessment of the existing global supply chain. The course is designed to help mitigate risks and address uncertainties” stated Prof. Ajit Ok Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee
The programs might be of round six month’s period. They might be taught by the college and trade specialists via a web based mode on an e-learning platform- Eckovation. There can be a provision of a scholarship of INR 50,000 primarily based on the candidate’s educational file and related work expertise. Attractive financial institution financing choices can be found (facilitated by Eckovation with main banks) to allow accessibility of the course for a better variety of learners.
“Online education has emerged as a panacea to sustain the momentum of academics amid the COVID-19 crisis. It has disrupted the education landscape due to its convenience, on-the go-access, and versatility. The collaboration with IIT Roorkee will help us leverage its technical expertise and competent faculty and facilitate knowledge sharing worldwide to prepare the futuristic workforce” stated Akshat Goel, Founder &Chief Technical Officer, Eckovation
IIT Roorkee is already providing a number of programs akin to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science on Cloudxlab. It has lately signed an MoU with Coursera to supply on-line programs from subsequent 12 months onwards.