According to an official release on July 27, Bengaluru based Dayanand Sagar University has collaborated with technology giant IBM (NYSE: IBM) to launch three new post graduate programmes under the Faculty of Computer Science Engineering with specialisation in Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics and Internet of Things (IoT).
Under this collaboration and in line with IBM Education programme, the organisation will set up IBM Software Lab for Emerging Technologies at the institute’s Bengaluru campus that will help students and faculty members master advanced Information Technology (IT) skills needed for 21st century workplace.
Speaking about the collaboration, Dr. D Premachandra Sagar, pro chancellor, Dayananda Sagar University said,“DSU is an institute with a dedicated focus around technologies and practices that drive innovation. Our partnership with IBM provides our students in-depth skills in emerging technologies and enables them to explore global opportunities. The specialisations in the area of Big Data, Cloud Computing and IoT will ensure that industry gets highly skilled talent to accelerate innovation across domains.”
In addition, IBM will help develop an innovative curriculum for the programmes that will be jointly delivered by IBM subject matter experts from its software labs and university faculty. Relevant IBM software and curriculum content will be available to the faculty members and students in the lab to earn credits towards their degrees, and classes will be conducted by IBM experts. A joint committee is also being setup between the university and IBM that will continuously recommend on course curriculum, content and delivery.
“We are pleased to partner with Dayananda Sagar University, yet another partner who will help us blend technical and problem-solving skills that are necessary to prepare students for careers driven by new technologies like Cloud, Analytics and Big Data. Students will undergo experiential learning modules along with innovative curriculum jointly developed and taught by IBM and university, while working on projects that emanate from real-world business scenarios,”said Kaushik Bhaskar, vice president – Information Integration & Governance Software, and India Software Labs.
IBM Career Education Programme is a comprehensive software education programme designed by IT professionals, for graduates and experienced professionals to accelerate their skills and knowledge so that they succeed in this dynamic industry. Keeping the ‘learner’ as the focal point, the programme curriculum brings together the latest software content, real-world industry experience, hands-on lab courses and best practices, all into a single unique education programme, to prepare students to be readily placed in the IT industry and in leading IT companies.
A part of Dayananda Sagar Institutions (DSI), Dayanand Sagar University (DSU)offers the best in class education and infrastructure to its vibrant and culturally diverse student community. DSU topped the Visvesvaraya Technological University academic charts (53 university ranks in 2013) among 220 engineering colleges in Karnataka with 100percent placementsfor several years.Posted in Campus