MIT xPRO, an online learning program that leverages vetted content from world-renowned experts to make learning accessible anytime, anywhere, has recently announced that it has partnered with Simplilearn to announce two new upskilling programmes in Executive Leadership Principles and Machine Learning for Business, Engineering, and Science. The programmes will be delivered through Simplilearn’s digital skills training platform.
According to an official statement, the Executive Leadership Principles programme is designed to enable learners to understand an array of organisational and leadership aspects. The programme offers masterclasses taught by MIT faculty and instructors, assessments, case studies, and tools. It is suited for early and mid-career professionals looking to advance their leadership and capabilities while on the job.
Through this programme, learners can benefit from an executive certificate of completion from MIT xPRO, five Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from MIT xPRO and scope to connect with an international community of professionals. Eligibility criteria requires learners to have a graduate degree; they could be working professionals with technical or non-technical backgrounds.
The Machine Learning for Business, Engineering and Science programme is designed to demystify machine learning through computational engineering principles and applications. It provides the opportunity to learn from MIT faculty, while connecting with an international community of professionals and working on projects based on real-world examples. Learners get a chance to earn a Professional Certificate of completion and 10 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from MIT xPRO. The programme is suited for professionals with bachelor’s degrees in engineering, business or physical science who are interested in knowing about the application of Machine Learning across various domains.
Speaking on the collaboration, Chief Product Officer of Simplilearn, Anand Narayanan, said:
The need to upskill remains consistent and relevant for professionals across the board. In the dynamic workplace of today, it is imperative for professionals to be able to effectively complete tasks and solve problems strategically. Ensuring to map skills and constantly upgrading oneself to match industry requirements will ensure consistent professional growth.
MIT xPRO is designed using cutting-edge research in the neuroscience of learning, It programs are application focused, helping professionals build their skills on the job. Technology is accelerating at an unprecedented pace causing disruption across all levels of business. Tomorrow’s leaders must demonstrate technical expertise as well as leadership acumen in order to maintain a technical edge over the competition while driving innovation in an ever-changing environment. The platform uniquely understands this challenge and how to solve it with decades of experience developing technical professionals.
Announcing the launch, MIT xPRO, said:
Students and professionals today are keen to regularly upskill and up their game when it comes to strengthening their careers. There is a need to stay abreast with industry developments and be open and agile to change. In this regard, we are pleased to work with Simplilearn to curate programs that are sure to provide in-depth and comprehensive knowledge, relevant to the dynamic industry shifts. We are confident that they will assist learners in achieving their career objectives.
Founded in 2010, Simplilearn offers access to world-class work-ready training to individuals and businesses around the world. The bootcamps are designed and delivered with world-renowned universities, top corporations, and leading industry bodies via live online classes featuring top industry practitioners, sought-after trainers, and global leaders. From college students and early career professionals to managers, executives, small businesses, and big corporations, Simplilearn role-based, skill-focused, industry-recognized, and globally relevant training programs are ideal upskilling solutions for diverse career or/and business goals.
Based in San Francisco, California, and Bangalore, India, the startup creates its programs in collaboration with educational institutions including Caltech CTME, MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, UMass Amherst and the Isenberg School of Management, Purdue University, Wharton Online, IIT-Roorkee, and IIT-Kanpur, and companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, and KPMG.
Last month, Simplilearn announced the launch of ‘SimpliRecruit’, a new platform to help recruiters find the best tech talent. This helps freshers and professionals alike to be discovered by recruiters for promising career opportunities in the fields of Data Science, Full Stack Java Development, Digital Marketing, and many others.