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NIIT launches specialised IT centre in Vietnam’s Hoa Sen University

March 10, 2017

According to an official release on March 9, Gurgaon headquartered NIIT Ltd, a global leader in skills and talent development, has unveiled its first specialised IT centre in Hoa Sen University, Vietnam to create talent pool for digitalisation of Vietnam. The centre will deliver futuristic IT training programmes to school pass outs, university students and working professionals under the LEAD (Learn, Enhance, Aspire, Deliver) methodology. NIIT will be delivering these programmes through innovative blended learning process comprising both online and offline model which will give students flexibility of time and place.
The specialised NIIT IT centre is being launched in Ho Chi Minh City with state-of-the-art products, for a career in IT ranging from data science to networking to software engineering. The NIIT centre will offer programmes on technologies such as Office 2013, Java 7, Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012,, MVC 4.5, HTML 5, JQuery, Java Script, Infrastructure Management to enable students to learn Office 2013, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft Share Point 2013. Besides these, various rapid employability and career enhancement programmes will also be offered by NIIT. Key technologies acquired during the courses include tracks such as 12C, MS Server 2012, Jelly Bean, Kit-Kat, Oracle, CCNA & CCNP, A+ & N+, Web Design & Development, Graphic Designing, MIS, and Project Management, among others.

Programmes under – a multi-modal learning platform by NIIT, will be made available to help individual, corporates and universities. With its thrust on curriculum development and regular faculty training, NIIT will offer the most sought after IT programmes to the Vietnamese youth.

Speaking on the occasion, Prakash Menon, president, Global Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Ltd., said, “The world is going through an intensive phase of digital transformation. All existing industries and economies are being disrupted. Physical economy is being replaced by a digital economy. We have launched the specialised IT centre in Hoa Sen to help Vietnam transform into a digital economy. With our keen understanding of the changing skills requirement of the industry, NIIT is committed to support Vietnam to create a talent pool to facilitate digitalisation of the country.”

Information technology has changed the way people work and the next ten years will be about transforming the businesses across all industry sectors. According to industry experts, digitally transformed organisations are 26 percent more profitable than their industry counterparts. Global spending on digital transformation technologies is expected to cross $2.1 Trillion by 2019. By 2018, 35 percent of IT resources will be spent to support the creation of new digital revenue streams, and by 2020 almost 50 percent of IT budgets will be tied to digital transformation initiatives.

NIIT’s new venture multi-modal learning platform, a direct-to-device initiative for advanced career programmes will make cutting-edge blended learning programmes available to professionals in Vietnam in partnership with world’s leading universities and education institutes. The programmes on are targeted at working professionals who want to take their careers to the next level by enhancing their knowledge of the latest business concepts.

Sanjay Tickoo, head, International Education Business (Emerging Markets), NIIT Ltd, said, “This is indeed a very proud moment for NIIT as we are at the threshold of a transformational change in the Digital Learning space, driven by upskilling and talent development requirements for Digitalisation of Vietnam. Towards this, we have launched Big Data, Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps and diginxt-MMS to help create a talent pool armed with futuristic skill-sets aligned to the industry needs. We look forward to further strengthening this initiative, by empowering more and more students in the coming years.”

Additionally, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) entered into a tie-up with Hoa Sen University (HSU), one of the leading private universities in Vietnam to empower the Vietnamese society with futuristic learning programmes. To this end, NIIT Data Research Institute was set up at HSU as a step towards making cutting-edge education and training available to the masses. Under this tie-up, student exchange programmes between NU and HCU will be organised regularly. The universities will work together to develop new programmes that are aligned to the digital economy. Incubation centre for collaborative projects between NU and HCU will also be set up.

Speaking on the occasion, Nguyen Thanh Duy, president Hoa Sen College said, “I congratulate NIIT and our team on the launch of IT centre and collaboration with NIIT University for establishment of Research Centre in HSC Vietnam. Together we hope to transform Vietnam into a digital economy.”

NIIT established its presence in Vietnam in the year 2000, becoming the first Indian IT enterprise to do so. Over the years, NIIT has been training skilled IT professionals for the Vietnam IT industry. With support of its outstanding partners and institutions, it has trained more than 50,000 students in the country. NIIT has also been the winner of Vietnam’s ICT Gold Award for 7 years.

Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Hoa Sen is a leading university in Vietnam known for quality in education, training, and internationally recognised research for the community.

Set up in 1981, Gurgaon headquartered NIIT is a leading skills and talent development corporation that aims at building manpower pool for global industry requirements.

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