IBM unveils IT education tourism in India

Last Updated: Monday, July 27, 2009 - 17:56

Bangalore: IBM on Monday announced the launch of an
education programme that it said would enable IT professionals
and students to come to India and receive IBM certified
training here.

To avail of this offer, an individual needs to register for
a course from the IBM Power and IBM System Storage Curriculum,
the company said in a statement.

All visa formalities, tickets and accommodation
requirements are arranged and facilitated by an IBM training
partner, it said.

The IT education tourism programme, slated to start next
month, is a unique initiative where IBM has partnered with
Stratom IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd., India to introduce IT
education tourism as a package for global students and IT
professionals.

IBM plans to target around 300 participants in India for a
minimum of 30 days this year.

As part of the programme,IBM would offer a comprehensive
portfolio of technical training and education services for
systems designed for individuals, companies and public
organisations to acquire, maintain, and optimise their IT
skills, the statement added.

Bureau Report



First Published: Monday, July 27, 2009 - 17:56

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