Wipro Ties with IISc To Offer Eligible Employees a Higher Education Program in AI, ML and Data Analytics

Wipro Limited, a leading technology services and consulting company, has recently announced a collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). This collaboration aims to offer eligible Wipro employees a higher education program in Artificial Intelligence (AI). The online Master’s in Technology (MTech) course will focus on key areas such as AI, Foundations of Machine Learning (ML)/AI, Data Science, and Business Analytics, addressing the growing demand for skilled professionals in these domains.

As part of this collaboration, selected Wipro employees will have full access to IISc faculty members, online lectures, libraries, and alumni networks. They will also benefit from mentorship by seasoned professionals from the Data, Analytics, and AI practice at Wipro.

The acceptance to the program will be subject to rigorous entrance tests and evaluations designed by IISc.

This initiative underscores Wipro's commitment to cultivating a future-ready workforce and advancing its leadership position in the dynamic realm of AI. It's exciting to see companies like Wipro investing in skill-building and up-skilling by engaging with premier universities like IISc.

As part of this collaboration, selected Wipro employees will have full access to IISc faculty members, online lectures, libraries, and alumni networks. They will also benefit from mentorship by seasoned professionals from the Data, Analytics, and AI practice at Wipro.The acceptance to the program will be subject to rigorous entrance tests and evaluations designed by IISc.

“We are thrilled that Wipro stands among the pioneers in the industry, offering a Master’s degree program to our top-performing employees, under our WILP (Work Integrated Learning Programs),” said Sanjeev Jain, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Business Operations, Wipro Limited. “GenAI is evolving at a rapid pace, and we are confident that selected employees will gain immensely from the knowledge at IISc and develop capabilities for the opportunities ahead delivering strong business outcomes.”

“We are happy to support Wipro in providing higher education opportunities for their employees, especially in emerging areas like data science, GenAI and next-gen communications, through the highly successful MTech (Online) program offered by IISc for the past few years,” said Prof Rajesh Sundaresan, Dean, Division of EECS, IISc. “The program curriculum for working professionals has been designed with the same high standards as our full-time programs, with our faculty members delivering content online to train students on foundational concepts and real-world applications.”

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