NIIT and IBM on Friday entered into a global alliance to offer cutting edge training programs in IBM technologies. Through this strategic partnership, NIIT will offer training programmes on IBM’s CEIS (Career Education in IBM Software) framework, customised for NIIT. Initially training will be offered on curriculum from the rational brand that deals with software testing and quality assurance. The partnership will be extended in successive phases to other platforms of IBM like database administration, e-business system administration, enterprise collaboration and enterprise IT management.

Addressing a press conference here, NIIT Chief Executive Officer Vijay K. Thadani said NIIT would offer these training programs across key markets in India.

The courses will be offered as modular skill-building programmes as well as specialised job-oriented diploma programmes.

According to Pradeep Nair, Director (Software Group), IBM — India/South Asia, the partnership will enable students and professionals in India to acquire skills around our world-class rational suite.

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