IBM collaborates with IFIM Business School

This is a physical lab where IBM will provide relevant software for CEBT trainings, to address the increasing need for T-shaped skills in the global market place.

May 09, 2013 4:17 IST | India Infoline News Service

IBM has partnered with IFIM Business School (IFIM) Bangalore to help students enhance their skills in areas of managerial decision making and strategy. This program initiated by Career Education for Business Transformation (CEBT) focuses on the major areas of business transformation where software plays a critical role.

The key features of the CEBT Program include setting up of IBM Business Analytics Lab within the premises of the institute. This is a physical lab where IBM will provide relevant software for CEBT trainings, to address the increasing need for T-shaped skills in the global market place.

Under the CEBT Program, IBM will collaborate with IFIM Business School (IFIM), to help students and faculty members understand the power of information and use software tools that are critical for smarter business outcomes. This association also seeks to address the increasing need for multi disciplinary skills by complementing the existing management education offering with the CEBT course.  

The IBM Career Education Program for Business Transformation (CEBT) is an instructor led comprehensive software education curriculum designed by IT Professionals, for students and faculty members in business schools. This will help to accelerate their skills and knowledge in relevant high end software concepts & tools so that they succeed in this dynamic industry and ramp up business growth. The program brings together the latest software content, real-world industry experiences, hands on lab course, best practices and case studies all into a single unique education program.

Course completion certificates will be awarded by IBM to all participants completing the course

“The Career Education for Business Transformation (CEBT) Program is a perfect example of IBM’s commitment to software education. The CEBT framework for business schools from IBM is a bold leap in the academic industry collaboration, to help educational institutes position themselves for the future. 

Programs like these are aimed at developing students to become more knowledgeable in Analytics, Service Science Management Engineering, Service Oriented Architecture, Social Marketing and IBM Watson.” says Karthik Padmanabhan, Country Manager - ISV & Developer Relations, IBM India.

Commenting on the collaboration with IBM on the CEBT Program, Sanjay Padode, Secretary of the Governing Board of IFIM, said, ‘In today's world students need to be equipped with skills that will make them continuously industry relevant.  At IFIM we believe in a curriculum that is a perfect blend of knowledge dissemination and skill development which will lead to the holistic development of a student. IBM has several years of experience in providing data analytics solutions and it is a great honor for us to be chosen as their partner’

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