With online classes being the norm today, Board Infinity, a career tech startup has introduced micro-learning in data structure and algorithms, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and languages like Python for data science.
With schools and colleges across the globe have closed down its classrooms to stop the spread of COVID-19, learners and teachers are shifting their focus to focus on the online medium, and Board Infinity’s this initiative will help the sector with online courses. Apart from AI & ML, the company is also providing micro-learning courses on personal finance and investment planning, product management, and placement and internship preparation.
According to Board Infinity, these modules will be available from 10 hours to 20 hours depending upon the students’ needs. They can thus master the fundamentals from the comfort of their home and at an affordable cost. On successful completion, the students will also receive a digital certificate for each program.
Additionally, the students have the advantage of attending live classes and avail benefits of being mentored by industry experts to strengthen the fundamentals of each course. The experts include Rahul Baid, a senior consultant, at Deloitte Consulting; Yashwant Pachisia, the AVP of commercial banking at HSBC; Ashish Anand, the marketing director at Droom Technology; Mirza Rahim Baig, an analytics leader at Flipkart; Kunaal Naik, an analytics practitioner and evangelist at DELL EMC; Ruble Joseph the vice president of eClerx; Naggapan Ramaswamy, the product manager of Razorpay; and Aditya Mehta, a data scientist at General Mills.
Speaking on this occasion, Sumesh Nair, co-founder of Board Infinity stated that this COVID-19 pandemic had thrown life out of gear for everyone, whether it is business, parents or students. However, thanks to technology, students can enhance their skills and continue their education.
“Keeping this in mind, we have introduced a shorter duration program for students and working professionals to continue their learning and get accustomed to new-age skills. This is a great time to upskill until the market picks up in the upcoming quarters,” said Nair.
He further added that since the lockdown, we had added more than 8000 learners and there has been a surge in traffic from cities other than the top 10 such as Madurai, Nagpur, Jalandhar, Calicut, Belgaum, Raipur, Udaipur, Ranchi and Kanpur.