IIIT-Hyderabad and TalentSprint have announced the all India roll out of their executive programs on AI and machine learning as well as blockchain and digital ledger technologies. A collaborative faculty model where renowned professors work in partnership with industry practitioners, and a unique five-step pedagogy of masterclass lectures, hands-on labs, guided mentorship, hackathons, and industry workshops have differentiated these programs.
The all India rollout is in response to an explosive demand for deep-tech expertise currently sweeping through knowledge professionals in all major technology hubs of the country. In particular, the demand for competencies such as AI, machine learning and blockchain has been climbing rapidly over the last 12 months, with signs of further acceleration. Analyst firm Gartner has forecasted that AI business value will reach $3.9 trillion by 2022 and blockchain business value will reach $3.1 trillion by 2030.
According to Prof P J Narayanan, Director of IIIT-Hyderabad, said, As a major research-led institution, we are gratified to see this kind of interest in our deep-tech executive education programs. Our top-ranked AI research group at the Kohli Centre for Intelligent Systems, and our emerging Blockchain Centre of Excellence, through these programs, have been able to convey the recent research advancements to the industry. In return, our researchers are benefitting from insights into challenging industry problems. By extending these executive programs across the nation.
For making the deep-tech programs perfect,2018 was the launch year for the cities Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The practice is combined with theory, Industry experience with academic rigor, onsite with online. Due to the popularity of these programs, it has provoked us to launch this update nationwide format. The click and mortar model of select campus visits and ongoing online engagement makes it very convenient for busy tech professionals, irrespective of their location as said by Dr. Santanu Paul, CEO, and MD of TalentSprint.