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IBM collaborates with Bharath University

IBM and Bharath University, Chennai, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to provide the students with the skills which will better equip them and enhance their employability to take up job in IT.

As a part of this MoU, Bharath University will incorporate various courses offered by the Career Education program of IBM. Career Education courses are designed to develop the right skills and nurture basic competencies that are demanded by the industry. Students can take these courses starting second year of engineering and will also undergo experiential learning programs in the final year before joining the industry.

“IBM's Career Education is an adaptive program which dissolves the traditional boundaries between academic levels, education providers, and economic development initiatives to provide a single system for life-long learning, skills development, career and workforce training. ,” said Himanshu Goyal, Country Manager, IBM Career Education.

Commenting on the proposed collaboration with IBM, Mr. J. Lakshmi Narayanan, Chancellor, Bharath University said, “In today's competitive world students have to stay updated on the current standards. Imparting industry training in the campus environment will help students to better understand and relate to real time environments with ease.”

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. R. Kari Thangaratnam, Principal, Bharath Institute of Science & Technology said, “Bharath University is providing the best infrastructure and facilities to train students in various IT subjects based on their interest. Our institute has always been providing opportunities for students to go beyond text books. The training module is designed in such a way to meet the Industry requirements. The MoU with IBM will benefit students to stand out among the lot.”

For further information on Bharath University, log on to www.bharathuniv.ac.in.

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