IIT Guwahati to Offer Certification Course in Cloud Computing and DevOps for Professionals
Addressing the growing demand for digital expertise in the Indian job market, the Electronics and ICT Academy at IIT Guwahati has partnered with Simplilearn, an online learning platform, to create an innovative Professional Certificate Programme in Cloud Computing and DevOps. This collaborative effort aims to equip professionals with the necessary skills to excel in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.
The comprehensive 6-month blended learning program offers a diverse array of educational resources, including live online seminars, self-paced videos, hands-on assignments featuring over 40 projects, sandboxed cloud labs, and 3 industry-focused Capstone projects. By engaging in real-world Capstone projects designed to provide hands-on experience and practical application, ambitious professionals and existing Cloud and DevOps practitioners will have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and proficiency.
The program covers essential tools such as AWS Cloud Formation, SQL, Azure Resource Manager, AWS IAM, Virtual Machines, and DNS. Learners will delve into key topics such as AWS and Azure Cloud Fundamentals, AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Computing Capstone Project, DevOps on AWS, Azure Administration, and Azure Solution Architect.
Anand Narayanan, Chief Product Officer of Simplilearn, emphasized that Cloud Computing and DevOps have become crucial competencies that Indian companies seek in their workforce to drive corporate growth and success. He stated, "In response to this demand, we are excited to collaborate with E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati, on the Cloud Computing and DevOps professional certificate program. This program empowers learners to proactively stay ahead of the curve and effectively enhance their skills, ensuring their competitiveness in the job market."
Dr. Gaurav Trivedi, Associate Professor at IIT Guwahati, expressed his views on the partnership, highlighting that the program focuses on Cloud Computing and DevOps, providing top-notch upskilling opportunities for individuals aspiring to build promising careers in these burgeoning fields. He remarked, "The Cloud Computing and DevOps market in India is witnessing exponential growth, offering a plethora of job openings. With the increasing interest among young professionals to upskill in these domains, there is a clear demand for a comprehensive program that equips learners with essential knowledge and skills."