NIIT announces virtual ‘FutureReady Fest’ – a nationwide initiative to empower students for Jobs of the Future
Skills and Talent Development platform NIIT Limited has announced virtual ‘FutureReady Fest’, an initiative to encourage students to enhance their knowledge on new-age skills through future ready programmes, together with their regular studies and academic curriculum.
NIIT will organise virtual sessions on NIIT Digital, it’s online platform for students nationally, wherein industry experts will deliver sessions on new-age career programmes including Full Stack Java Programming, Digital Marketing and Branding, Python Programming and Data Exploration in Python, Programme in Banking & Finance, amongst others.
During the virtual #FutureReady Fest, NIIT will also organise expert webinar sessions on trending topics including — Compliance mindset for Banking, Careers in Market research, Visual Thinking, Resume Building, SDLC Lifecycle, to help students get a peek into the careers of the future.
According to the Future of Jobs Report (World Economic Forum), jobs in digital technology will grow from 17 % in 2018 to 33 % in 2022. Estimates have indicated that 75 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in the division of labour between humans and machines, while 133 million new roles may emerge that are more adapted to this model. This demonstrates a huge requirement of skilled employees for futuristic industry 4.0 job roles.
Under the initiative NIIT is offering free Micro Programme on Digital Marketing & Branding, Information Technology, Banking and Finance, and Accounts and Analytics. These are short-term programmes, delivered by industry experts.
The duration of each programme varies from course to course. Students can visit the www.niit.com/india/Future-Ready-Fest/ to apply for the programmes. The students will receive a participation certificate after the completion of the course.
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