IIM Jammu to launch multi-disciplinary online executive certification programs

By | August 28, 2019

IIM Jammu is all set to launch a multi-disciplinary online executive certification programmes soon. The executive programmes will be offered to mid-career professionals who are looking to train themselves and upskill themselves for growth and career in their progression. In addition to this, Indian Institute of Management, Jammu has also signed a working MoU with an ed-tech company called Talentedge, who will be collaborating with the institute to offer these online executive programmes.

Commenting on the decision to launch multi-disciplinary online executive programmes, IIM Jammu Director Prof B.S.Sahay said that over the last few years, online learning has garnered a lot of traction from different stakeholders involved in the business. He further added that the Government of India implemented different policies and initiatives to promote digital learning in the country. He also said that online learning proves to be a great alternative to scale up and expand reach while giving high-quality access to education.

Prior to IIM Jammu, Talentedge has already been running online executive programmes in association with various IIMs including Kozhikode, Lucknow, Raipur, and Rohtak. Furthermore, at the launch event, Talentedge Spokesperson Aditya Malik added that due to growing dynamic and global business environments and fast paced technological growth, upskilling and development has become a part and parcel of career growth. Upgrading their skills will help professionals stay relevant in the business over a long period of time.

He further added that online learning platforms have provided candidates much needed convenience and flexibility to up-skill without having to quit their jobs. This has led many mid-level executives to develop new skills and embark on a journey to managerial positions. He said that in collaboration with IIM Jammu, Talentedge will provide industry-relevant multi-disciplinary courses soon.

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