Aimed at expanding access to quality learning opportunities for students, Hughes Global Education India Ltd, today announced its partnership with edX.org, learning platform. As part of the collaboration, Hughes has also rolled out the first batch of Executive Programme in Data Science (EPDS) with a Professional Certificate program in Data Science for Executives from Columbia University on edX.org. Professional Certificate programs on edX are series of courses designed by industry leaders and top universities to build and enhance critical professional skills needed to succeed in today’s most in-demand fields.
Executive Programme in Data Science is a unique Hybrid model delivered in two parts:
Part A– Data Science for Executives Professional Certificate program from Columbia University on edX.org. Comprising of 3 modules will be taught by a distinguished team of professors at Columbia University’s Data Science Institute, over edx online learning platform.
Part B– Live labs and tutorials assistance by experts powered by Hughes Global Education. The additional learner support will enable practical application and understanding on successful completion of the modules. It will be delivered on Hughes (IOL) by eminent industry & academic mentors.
Data analytics today is used widely across healthcare, education, government, retail, e-commerce, media, manufacturing, and the service industry. The new program will cover the fundamentals of statistics, machine learning, and algorithms and provide a practical understanding of the methods used by data scientists including; statistical thinking and conditional probability, machine learning and algorithms, and effective approaches for data visualization. The course will also introduce learners to emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), or wirelessly connected products, and techniques that allow computers to summarize mountains of text, audio, and video. Interested applicants can visit Hughes Global Education to find more details about the course content, faculty, and certification.
Commenting on the collaboration, Anurag Bansal, Senior Director, Hughes Global Education said, “We are excited to work with edX. Hughes already has a strong reputation in the online learning space, and this collaboration with edX will further enhance the range of opportunities for students to enroll and upskill themselves with professional certification from Ivy league colleges. The emerging role of data in decision-making and understanding future trends has created a robust demand for professionals equipped with the right skills in data science and analytics. We are confident about the success of this tie-up and look forward to helping more professionals improve corporate decision-making and advanced their professional goals,”
Amit Goyal, Country Head, edX India and South East Asia, said, “We are delighted to announce this new tie-up with Hughes Global Education. Through this collaboration, we are providing learners all over India with access to high-quality courses and programs that will allow them to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s tech and data driven workplace.”
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