upGrad announces 3 certificate programs in partnership with Purdue University
Mumbai, March 2, 2022: upGrad, Asia’s leader in superior EdTech, today announced a partnership with Purdue University – one of America’s top 10 public universities – to offer three certificate courses focused on hot technology topics like Blockchain, Full Stack Development and Cloud Back-end Development. The EdTech major expands global academic partnerships and product portfolio to help working professionals launch their careers in specialized technology fields, with the latest curriculum, quality pedagogy, and dedicated professional support.
Recognized as one of the top public universities and ranked among the 10 most innovative universities in the United States by US News & World Report, Purdue University and upGrad will enable India’s workforce to develop technological skills of niche through a mix of asynchronous and live courses. . The three blended courses last nine months each and involve a cumulative total of 1100 hours of learning. The Full Stack Developer Certificate Program and the Cloud Backend Developer Certificate Program each include 10 assignments, to provide a hands-on learning experience. The Blockchain Certificate Program offers 4 assignments as part of the program.
Phalgun Kompalli, co-founder of upGrad, said, “We operate at a time when the latest technologies dominate job specifications and encourage professionals to acquire cutting-edge skills to meet the challenges of the market ahead. Recruiters are constantly on the lookout for digital technology talent who is well-versed in evolving programming languages and technological nuances to drive maximum business growth. Therefore, the newly launched program in partnership with the elite of Purdue University, will further propel quality and utility-oriented learning for millions of people, which can be pursued alongside lucrative employment.
Earlier this year, upGrad partnered with Fullstack Academy, a leading New York-based technology education provider, to introduce two new Caltech certificate programs in cybersecurity and data analytics to the platform. These programs are designed for professionals with little or no technical background, teaching skills that qualify its participants for high-paying and in-demand tech jobs in India and beyond. Therefore, upGrad is gradually adding the full range of the latest industry-relevant technical skills programs to its product portfolio, to democratize cross-border learning for the global learner base.
“The pandemic-induced demand for cloud-related roles has widened the skills gap in the country and as a result, with the right set of programs and a strong academic network, we are poised to create the largest portfolio of programs technologies of the country, which is not only accessible but extremely profitable,” concluded Phalgun.
Click here to learn more about the programs:
Full Stack Development Certificate Program: https://www.upgrad.com/full-stack-development-certificate-program-purdue/?utm_source=PR&utm_campaign=IND_BRD_WEB_PR_HT_ALL_ALL_upGradAndPurdueUniversity_ALL_ALL
Cloud Backend Development Certificate Program: https://www.upgrad.com/cloud-native-backend-development-program-purdue/?utm_source=PR&utm_campaign=IND_BRD_WEB_PR_HT_ALL_ALL_upGradAndPurdueUniversity_ALL_ALL
Blockchain Certificate Program: https://www.upgrad.com/blockchain-certification-program-purdue/?utm_source=PR&utm_campaign=IND_BRD_WEB_PR_HT_ALL_ALL_upGradAndPurdueUniversity_ALL_ALL
upGrad – launched in 2015 – is a pioneer in the online education revolution, focused on the career success of a global workforce of over 1.3 billion people. It is one of the few integrated lifelong learning technology companies in the world – spanning from college student to working professional in the 18-50 age bracket and through first grade courses. undergraduate, Campus & JobLinked programs, Study Abroad, short form Executive Programs to Diplomas, Masters and Doctorate – with a learner base of over 2 million in 50 countries and over 300 university partners and a robust company with a customer base of 1000 companies worldwide.
upGrad’s global learning engine is built on four pillars – (a) its vast repository of original and proprietary content and intellectual property – (b) its own proprietary, best-in-class technology platform – (c) its human-led delivery and supported by coaches and mentors – and – (d) an 85% course completion record, backed by a guaranteed performance of 80% additional career outcomes.
Already dubbed a top EdTech leader in Asia, it has offices in the UK, US, Middle East, India, Singapore and Vietnam, and a presence in many other countries.
Purdue University is a leading public research institution that develops practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. Ranked in each of the past four years as one of the 10 most innovative universities in the United States by US News & World Report, Purdue delivers groundbreaking research and groundbreaking discoveries. Committed to hands-on, online, real-world learning, Purdue provides transformative education for all. Committed to affordability and accessibility, Purdue has frozen tuition and most fees at 2012-13 levels, allowing more students than ever to graduate debt-free. Find out how Purdue never stops in the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap at https://purdue.edu/