Bengaluru: 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 Programme”, takes students through a nanodegree course online before joining the Infosys training programme in Mysore.
“Through our partnership with Udacity, we are now able to complement this learning and build a strong foundation with specialised skills training and I look forward to scaling this partnership further,” said Navin Budhiraja, Chief Technology Officer, Infosys, in a statement.
The programme is built for the learners to develop in-demand skills through project-based and real-world scenarios.
“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.