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Great Learning emerges as India’s top destination to upskill workforce

June 23, 2020

With India treating the current pandemic as an opportunity to upskill their workforce, the Great Learning Corporate Academy by Great Learning, India’s leading ed-tech company in the professional education space, has emerged as their preferred ed-tech platform for upskilling their employees. 500 plus corporates have used the academy in the last 30 days to train more than 10,000 employees. While most of this demand has come from sectors like Auto, BFSI, E-commerce, Finance and IT, the academy has also witnessed significant interest from government employees. Some of the top companies that have used the academy to train their workforce include Maruti, UST Global, HDFC Life, BPCL, ONGC, BHEL, HPCL, EcomExpress, EXL and Tech Mahindra.

Launched in April 2020, Great Learning Corporate Academy is a free online repository that offers high quality structured learning content across 30 career critical skills. The platform offers 300+ courses in domains like Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Big Data and Digital Marketing.In the last 30 days, 25% of active users have already completed at least one course, each of them spending an average of 2 hours per day on the platform.

Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder and CEO, Great Learning said, “Great Learning Corporate Academy’s purpose is to offer organizations the opportunity to help their employees develop career critical skills relevant for the digital age at zero cost. It provides them with high quality programs developed by the best of our faculty. This initiative is an integral part of our belief that everyone willing to put in the effort needed to learn should have access to the best learning opportunities. We encourage and support organizations who want to take any efforts to ensure their employees’ constant learning. The response from companies have been great so far and we look forward to more employees taking advantage of the Great Learning Corporate Academy to make the most of the present circumstances and be prepared to accelerate their careers in the future.”

In order to encourage professionals and graduating students to upskill and reskill themselves, the company has launched the academy, it’s free platform offering 100+ courses with over 1000 hours of high-quality structured learning content focused on career critical skills. Since the launch mid-March, the platform has witnessed great demand with a 100% increase in learners month on month, with a learner spending an average of 2 hours per day. While the platform offers an array of topics to choose from courses on Python, Machine Learning, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Front End Programming and Digital Marketing have been seeing maximum demand.

In addition to working professionals, it has been interesting for the company to note that 30% of learners on Great Learning Academy are college students from IITs, IIMs, NITs and top Engineering colleges in India.

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