to Equip Students with New-Age Skills and Make Them Future-ready
Delhi: April 15, 2019—Xebia Academy Global, the Education Business unit of Xebia has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SRM University, Delhi / NCR, Sonepat to launch a B.Tech Computer Science Engineering programme specialization in DevOps for the academic session 2019-20. In this collaborative undertaking, Xebia will design the course curriculum and createstudy modules containing high quality and industry-specific content along with placement support for the graduating students. Xebia will also help in strengthening their faculty—building a team of competent educators and subject matter experts.
The B. Tech program will focus on the future-oriented field of DevOps. Its course structure has been designed in a way that it addresses the talent gap by providing relevant knowledge and upskilling the students. The curriculum development, which comprises course materials, assignments, and training sessions, will be piloted under the specific guidelines and expertise of Xebia’ s DevOps practitioners.
Focusing on the changing demands of engineering and the unprecedented role of DevOps, Dr. P. Prakash, Vice Chancellor, SRM University Delhi – NCR, Sonepat, said “In a world where the development of societies and nations is based on the symbiosis of technology, the knowledge and applications of DevOps is soon going to become an indispensable part of learning for engineering students. From inventing customized solutions for businesses to developing algorithms that help in analyzing consumer behavior, the future is unthinkable without this disruptive technology.”
Giving a relevant piece of advice to the students, Brijesh Kohli, Director of Xebia Academy Global said, “Xebia is committed to leverage industries and academia with cutting-edge technologies and training programs. By introducing this program to the students, we are going to address skill shortage in the industry and make the students job-ready.”
The collaborative mission will foster the students with next-generation skills and focus on empowering them through the process of experiential learning and hands-on training. The partnership will help in developing strategies to bridge the industry-academia gap, prepare the fresh talent to tackle the real-world challenges with industry exposure and produce a skilled workforce. The association between Xebia and SRM University, Delhi – NCR, Sonepat will not only equip the students with next-generation skills, the diverse educational and cultural experience they receive will greatly enhance their perspective on how they approach critical thinking, problem-solving and handling real-world problems.