Wiley has partnered with new-age digital education services company, GreyCampus, to launch a series of online and classroom training programs in India on IT Certifications for in-demand skills like Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobile Development, Project Management and Cyber Security, among others. This agreement, that was signed on the 6th of Dec-2013 at New Delhi, will form the backbone for the launch of a series of highly interactive online and offline courses, that will include video lectures, simulations, labs, along with reference material and assessments that create a high-quality comprehensive educational experience step for learners.
According to Vikas Gupta, Managing Director, Wiley India, "I believe this initiative marks a new major step in the changing landscape of today's education and learning scenario - demonstrating as to how Wiley and GreyCampus, with expertise in their respective fields, could pool in their knowledge and experience to bring today's student a value-added learning experience like never before.
As regards the main content, the Wrox International IT Certifications are designed as a unique set of global end-to-end Training Certification Solutions for IT industry aspirants, as well as for existing professionals. Focused on building notjust technical expertise but also industry awareness and professional competencies, these Certifications aim to close the talent gap in some key and emerging technology areas such as Big Data, Cloud and Mobile applications development, etc. Leveraging the internationally respected Wrox knowledge resources, these vendor-neutral certifications develop outcome-oriented and industry-relevant skills to build or enhance employability in some key IT job profiles. We are confident that the Wrox IT Certification Solutions will not only enable participants to carve successful career-paths in niche technology areas, but also create an efficient eco-system for training talents for the global IT industry." We believe that this collaboration will herald a new era in IT education, and prove a trendsetter for Industry on the whole.
Vijay Pasupulati, CEO, GreyCampus, said, "Wiley-GreyCampus partnership brings together Wiley's strong learning resources and GreyCampus's next-generation technology and delivery capabilities to offer a learning experience like no other. These courses have been carefully designed and developed to address the professional needs of the learner and skill-needs of the industry. These courses offer a great opportunity for professionals and students to invest in their career enhancement."
These training programs would be offered by GreyCampus, along with Wiley's WROX certifications in India from next month. These would be high quality training programs offered to individuals and institutions at affordable prices. GreyCampus is anticipating an overwhelming response for these courses from professionals and students across India.
Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Wiley's Professional Development business creates products and services that help customers become more effective in the workplace and achieve career success. It brings to life the ideas and best practices of thought leaders in business, finance, accounting, workplace learning, management, leadership, technology, behavioral health, engineering/architecture, and education to serve these communities worldwide.
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb), has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia.
GreyCampus is a leading provider of online tutorials and blended training workshops for professional certifications and competitive examinations. GreyCampus works with leading publishers, authors and content partners to develop and deliver high quality online and classroom training programs. GreyCampus is also a Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider, and an Accredited Training Organization from APM Group, UK.
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