upGrad, Asia’s leading learning, skilling, and workforce development company, has introduced ChatGPT fundamentals into select course curriculums and internal academic processing to ensure application-based learning for the global workforce.
The live sessions dive into ChatGPT’s architecture and functionality while explaining the nuances of the model and also arming professionals with the capabilities to use it efficiently, said a press statement.
Known for creating innovative and industry-led pedagogy, upGrad in its next phase of GPT integration will also unveil a unique AI-powered Chatbot that will interact with its learners at all levels to understand their skilling requirements and accordingly, offer them recommendations and personalized feedback on their performance. Learners will also be able to experience simulations vis-à-vis running a company and participating in role-specific mock interviews with the AI tool to help prepare for job interviews, added the statement.
Explaining how understanding AI-powered tools will help in career growth, Mayank Kumar, Co-founder & MD, upGrad, said,
Understanding AI-powered tools have become critical to career growth. It’s important to first educate our learners about the complexities of the tool which also comes with opportunities, and if understood well, can support the global workforce in delivering exponential business solutions. We are committed towards workforce development and hence, a strong AI-enabled portfolio and experiential learning shall train our learners to tackle any business problems even on day 1 at their jobs.
According to a recent report by TeamLease Digital, around 56% of firms stated that required steps are being implemented to close the AI demand-supply talent gap. “Education, backed by evolving technology in our forte and upGrad is moving in the right direction to build an AI-ready talent powerhouse for the global economy,” added Kumar.
upGrad also rolls out frequent webinars with industry experts to address the growing misconception about ChatGPT and other AI-powered tools.
Started in 2015, upGrad is Asia’s largest integrated learning, skilling, workforce development, and placement company. The offerings range from online and hybrid degree programs to pathway and study abroad programs to certification and Bootcamps to Diploma, Master’s, and Doctorate programs for working professionals. upGrad also provides most of these programs to enterprise clients through its B2B arm along with recruitment and staffing services.
To date, upGrad has touched 7 million+ learners across 100+ countries. It boasts a strong network of 300+ direct global university partners, a wide lineup of 2500+ pathway connections, over 20,000 recruitment partners, and a robust enterprise arm with a clientele of 3000 corporate partners worldwide.