IT major Infosys on Friday announced extension of its partnership with global online education company Udacity for the second year. The training project, called “Infosys-Udacity FastTrack Program”, takes students through a nanodegree course online before joining the Infosys training program in Mysore. Also Read - Work from home: Here is a look at TCS and Infosys' long-term planAlso Read - Infosys has just launched a learning app for engineering students
“Through our partnership with Udacity, we are now able to complement this learning and build a strong foundation with specialized skills training and I look forward to scaling this partnership further,” said Navin Budhiraja, Chief Technology Officer, Infosys, in a statement.
The program is built for the learners to develop in-demand skills through project-based and real-world scenarios. ALSO READ: Infosys, HP partner to offer new enterprise service
“There is great demand within the IT industry in India to upskill workers and lead the world in software development and we are excited to take our partnership with Infosys into our second year to further train their talent pool,” added Vish Makhijani, Chief Executive Officer, Udacity.
The partnership is aimed at preparing the current talent pool to work on ambitious projects and accelerate their deployment. ALSO READ: Infosys launches AI platform Nia for businesses