Bharti Airtel partners Coursera, the global leader in online education and learning, to equip its employees with advanced skills to build a future ready organisation.
This strategic partnership will give Airtel employees access to Coursera’s enterprise platform, Coursera for Business, and equip them with relevant emerging skill sets. A wide range of world-class courses on the Coursera for Business platform have been specially curated for Airtel ranging from emerging technologies, network technologies, cloud computing to leadership and softer skills as well.
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.
Talking about the partnership, Srikanth Balachandran, Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Airtel said, “We have always promoted a strong culture of learning within our organization as we feel that it is imperative to equip employees with specialized skills of the future. 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.”
“For an organization like Airtel, being one the leading telecom players of the country working in various domains, 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 specializations to address the skill gap through our enterprise platform, Coursera for Business,” said Raghav Gupta, India Country Director, Coursera.