Bharti Airtel partners with Coursera

Bharti Airtel partners with Coursera

Bharti Airtel Limited on Tuesday announced its partnership with online education company Coursera, to equip its employees with advanced skills.

This strategic partnership will give Airtel employees in India access to Coursera's enterprise platform,  Coursera for Business, and equip them with relevant emerging skill sets.

A wide range of courses on the Coursera for Business platform have been specially curated for Airtel in order to develop expertise across domains ranging from emerging technologies, network technologies, cloud computing to leadership and softer skills as well, a company release said.

Coursera will offer a plethora of courses on Machine Learning, Data Science, Digital Technology, Cyber Security, Cloud, IoT  along with some soft skill courses like leadership, HR skills, among others, from its repertoire of more than 2,000 courses. Upon completion, the learners will receive certificates from Coursera, which will add to their professional credits and qualifications, the release added.

Srikanth Balachandran, Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Airtel  said, "With technology changing dramatically, it is changing the way organisations operate and the role of an individual is evolving as well. We have always promoted a strong culture of learning within our organisation as we feel that it is imperative to equip employees with specialised skills of the future."

"Keeping in mind the emerging technologies, it is of foremost importance for companies to keep the workforce ready for the future.   For an organisation like Airtel, it is critical to keep up with the pace of change. We are very confident that we can help Airtel drive their learning objectives much like the way we have for prominent IT companies, telecommunication brands across the globe, to provide courses and specialisations to address the skill gap through our enterprise platform,  Coursera for Business." said  Raghav Gupta, India Country Director, Coursera.

 

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