The certification course will be offered combined with live online and in-person and on-campus classes.
.@tech_mahindra and @idealabsftv launch first-of-its-kind ‘Industry-Academia’ Collaboration Model to Grow Blockchain Talent Pool in India! Learn More: https://t.co/Vx6yZwS0pe#BlockChain #Innovation #TechMNxt pic.twitter.com/Dq9RF4dgww — Tech Mahindra (@tech_mahindra) May 30, 2020
Students enrolling for the course will learn on topics such as blockchain foundations, Ethereum, smart contracts, decentralized apps and Hyperledger Fabric, etc.
The partnership intends to build a talent pool for the blockchain industry that could meet the rising job demands.
The official web page for the blockchain courses highlights that there has been a 290% increase in the number of blockchain jobs over the last year.
Tech Mahindra adds:
“There is a huge demand for blockchain talent as the scope for the technology is very wide, touching a variety of sectors like finance, healthcare, manufacturing, education, retail and telecom.”
Tech Mahindra itself could hire candidates certified from its certified course.
We're Live with the launch event of Certificate program on Blockchain by #Idealabs and #TechMahindra. @PankajDiwan takes the virtual stage to set the tone for the launch. #BlockChainCertification #BlockChainCareers #Blockchain #BlockchainJobs pic.twitter.com/pEl6e5i35t — IDEALABS (@idealabsftv) May 30, 2020
Tech Mahindra’s blockchain leader Rajesh Dhuddu:
“It will provide exciting learning opportunities for students and help Tech Mahindra with access to readily deployable resources on blockchain.”
Tech companies and universities all over the world are coming up with new blockchain courses in recent times as the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have heightened the demand for blockchain technology and experienced professionals in the industry.