Simplilearn, an edtech company, has announced the launch of a free learning platform — SkillUp that has been designed to offer courses and learning materials for individuals to get started with their career amid this competitive environment.
In a recent LinkedIn post, Krishna Kumar, the CEO of Simplilearn, stated that SkillUp is yet another milestone in Simplilearn journey. According to the post, with this platform, one can choose from over 300 of today’s top skills like data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, software development, project management, IT service and architecture and others, and can learn them on this free platform via self-paced video courses, created by some of the best minds of the industry. The curriculum for this initiative has been designed by industry experts and course advisors like Ronald van Loon, Marc Weaver, Dean Pompilio, and Matt Bailey.
What’s even better is that the platform can be accessed from any device, whether it be the website or mobile devices. It comprises over 1,000 hours of learning and tech skilling programs covering massive in-demand skills. This initiative aims to help the young talent as well as working professionals identify their interest and provide them with upskilling options to enhance their career. The launching of this platform cannot happen at a better time, as it is now more than ever required for professionals to work towards achieving specific career goals, especially in a post-pandemic.
According to the news media, the programs offered by Simplilearn allows learners to have access to on-demand video-based content, that will help in building strong foundational tech skills for career growth. Not only they will get their hands on some of the comprehensive programs created by industry experts, but will also have access to free guides on career paths, salaries, interview tips, and more to help them make more informed career decisions. Considering these programs are designed online, it can be explored and accessed from anywhere at any time, without disturbing the current schedule of the learners.
Adding to these, Kumar stated that, with this initiative — SkillUp, Simplilearn “intends to break the entry barrier for anyone today to enter any area of technology or grow in their selected ones.” With these free courses, the fresh graduates can explore advanced topics early in the career; young professionals can explore niche areas to enhance their career; and experienced professionals can gain the knowledge to dominate the field of their choice.
Designed for anyone willing to learn the latest digital skills, the programs include topics like data science, cybersecurity, project management & leadership, cloud computing, digital marketing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and much more. These courses can be taken from beginners, students to experienced developers, engineers, managers, and executives.