Oracle Academy and the ICT Society (ICTS) of Karnataka have announced a three year collaboration to incorporate Oracle Academy curriculum into the institution’s academic program.
Through this relationship, the Government of Karnataka will provide relevant industry skills and upgrade skillsets of the existing as well as future workforce in the state. This will help in increasing the productivity and employability of the state’s working population, both in the organized and unorganized sectors.
Working with the ICTS, Oracle Academy is set to facilitate a ‘Train-The-Trainer’ course to ramp up skillsets of 120 faculty representatives in over 60 colleges, over a period of three years. As part of this collaboration, these colleges will be able to leverage the resources of Oracle Academy in areas such as Java Foundation, Java Fundamentals, Java Programming, Database Foundation, Database Design and Programming amongst many others.
Commenting on the relationship, Damian Haas, JAPAC Regional Director, Oracle Academy said, “With this collaboration, Oracle remains committed to creating a future-ready workforce and thereby, address the skills gap challenge.”
“Oracle Academy offers a wide range of courses, self-study instructions, workshops and resources that can prepare students to meet the increasing demands of the IT industry. We are excited to work with Oracle Academy to design a specialized curriculum that will help us achieve our objective of creating a globally competitive workforce in a dynamic world economy,” said Priyank Kharge, Minister for ITBT & Tourism, Government of Karnataka.