Airtel partners Coursera to make its workforce future-ready

By : |November 28, 2017 0

Airtel has joined hands with ed-tech company Coursera to equip its employees with advanced skills as part of its vision to build a future ready organisation.

According to the company, 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.

“With technology changing dramatically, it is changing the way organizations operate and the role of an individual is evolving as well…We are delighted to partner with Coursera who will help us provide world-class online certification programs to our workforce. With their help we aim to create a rich pool of talent across verticals to contribute to our vision of building a digital Airtel,” said Srikanth Balachandran, Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Airtel.

The courses on offer include 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 2000 courses. Upon completion, the learners will receive certificates from Coursera, which will add to their professional credits and qualifications.

This strategic partnership will give Airtel employees in India access to Coursera’s enterprise platform,
Coursera for Business.  The platform has been adopted by over 100 large enterprise and government customers around the world, including brands such as Axis Bank, Tata Communications, Infosys, AXA, L’Oreal, PayPal, Danone, JP Morgan Chase and AIR France-KLM.

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