Simplilearn strengthens collaboration with IBM to upskill over 20,000 professionals in 2021

IBM & Simplilearn will co-develop courses in Data & AI for working professionals


Simplilearn, the world's number one online bootcamp for digital economy skills training, today announced an extension of their collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to provide curated learning programs in Data & AI for working professionals. Simplilearn will collaborate with IBM to curate an in-depth, industry-focused curriculum and introduce industry-focused training programs in Data Analytics, Data Science, AI & Machine Learning, Data Engineering, and Business Analysis. Furthermore, learners will have access to “Ask Me Anything” mentorship sessions with IBM leaders, IBM hackathons for intensive problem-solving sessions, and customized masterclass sessions to share experiences and real-time scenarios.

All learning programs integrated with IBM’s course content will be delivered through Simplilearn's bootcamp-style training delivery model. This ensures that the learners develop an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals and have abundant opportunities for hands-on practice and coaching to enhance employability. They will receive industry-recognized certificates from Simplilearn and IBM upon course completion. 

Krishna Kumar, CEO, and founder of Simplilearn said, “We are excited to extend our collaboration with IBM and to leverage their expertise in one of the most in-demand categories - AI and Data Science. Expanding Simplilearn’s alliance with IBM reinforces our mission of working with some of the most forward-thinking organizations to bring our students the most comprehensive training programs available. Together, we will address some of the biggest challenges faced by students when starting careers in the fields of AI and Data Science.”

“The world is in the digital transformation era, and professionals must equip themselves with the right skills to remain ahead of the curve. Through our enhanced collaboration with Simplilearn, we look forward to offering more comprehensive benefits to the learners and provide them an opportunity for career growth in the fields of AI and Data Science,” said Devkant Aggarwal, Leader, Growth Initiatives, Career Education, IBM ISA.

IBM and Simplilearn began their collaboration in 2019 to introduce four master’s programs with live virtual classes and video courses for working professionals. To date, Simplilearn has helped more than 2,000,000 professionals and 2,000 companies across 150 countries to get trained, acquire certifications, and reach their business and career goals.

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