Manipal Global Education Services collaborates with Salesforce to launch Skill Development Academy for Graduates and Young Entrepreneurs

Bangalore, 16 November 2021: Manipal Global collaborates with Salesforce, a global leader in CRM, a leading international provider of quality business and marketing solutions in higher education, to launch a skills initiative to build a talent pool of trailhead certified professionals with B2C (business-to-customer). And the B2A (business-to-education) model.

Through this initiative, Manipal Global will build a talent pool of Salesforce Trailhead qualified professionals taking advantage of Manipal Global’s best practices focused on the future needs of higher education.

Recent Research The Salesforce Ecosystem will create 1,328,200 jobs in India by 2026, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). This year, 24% of the new jobs created in India in the salesforce customer base take advantage of significant digital skills – such as using automation tools, Internet of Things (IoT), and other complex applications. The programs offered are designed to meet the significant increase in demand for trained professionals.

V. Mohandas Pai, President of Manipal Global Education Services said, “This collaboration is a step towards bridging the gap between current academic reality and professional need by training young students in advanced technology skills. While the post-epidemic world is adopting digital on a large scale, the world needs future ready, highly skilled digital savvy employees who can work on leading technology platforms. With this collaboration, MAGE and Salesforce are in a unique position to meet the demands of future ready digital skills.

The programs will be distributed in two models.

  • The B2C (Business-to-Consumer) model, which enhances the skills of professionals for their next job, will be a certification program targeting an audience with 0-4 years of experience available in India. The model will include four modules and Manipal will provide job support as a value addition in certification in the Global Salesforce ecosystem. The B2C partnership will feature curated projects and use cases that will give students an in-depth bootcamp experience combined with real-life case studies. This will allow aspirants to qualify for ambitious jobs among top system integration partners as well as key end users of the Salesforce platform.
  • Finally, under the B2A (Business-to-Academia) model that gives students skills for their first job, Manipal plans to introduce entry-level developer and administrator programs on university campuses across India and possibly in the curriculum for students from the Middle East and the South. -Asia. While the gap between industry-academic skills is wide, Manipal aims to integrate the program into the final session of the curriculum, providing students with job opportunities designed to secure employer connections for internships and around the platform.

Ravi Panchanadan, Manipal MD and CEO of Global Education Services said, “The rapid shift to the cloud has opened up many opportunities for businesses and aspirants who want to pursue a full career. Many companies have re-emerged from a stronger epidemic than ever before, making a profit and creating job opportunities. While there are plenty of opportunities, there is a big difference between the skills the industry needs and what it has to offer to aspirants. In collaboration with Salesforce, we will work to bridge the skills gap. Students will benefit from the vast experience Manipal offers in providing quality training in vocational education and emerging technologies. This certificate will give future proof to his career. “

Arundhati Bhattacharya, CEO & Chairperson, Salesforce IndiaSaid “COVID-19 has accelerated the rapid, decade-long digital migration of our planet. Seismic digital-first shifts have already resulted in increasing the gap between large skills. Commitment to bridging this growing gap is fundamental to the future success and prosperity of our world. We are delighted to be partnering with Manipal Global Education in our efforts to democratize digital skills, nurture people for the future and bridge the gaps in skills. ”

The program will be distributed online. Learning will be at hand, with emphasis on mastering the skills, rather than just learning the skills. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will be ready to sit for the Salesforce Certified Administrator and Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I Product Certification exams.

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