What’s New @ FutureSkills | March 2020 Edition

Furureskills March-2020

The coronavirus crisis is perhaps the most serious global health threat we have seen in the recent times. Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak, and we also take this opportunity to shout out for thousands of unsung heroes - Healthcare Workers, IT Services Professionals, Technicians - who are on the front lines, working relentlessly to help us deal with the pandemic.
Watch this Video This month’s edition, we provide our readers with some insights into how we can mitigate the evolving coronavirus outbreak together. You must have heard about the need to Flatten the Curve to curb the spread. Everyone is talking about it. If you’re looking for fact-based information about this, we recommend you to Watch this Video

Plus, we also bring to you, our picks of top 5 free courses that you can take on FutureSkills right now, in these uncertain times to stay relevant. Read on for all this and other updates!
 Courses on IOT
Courses on Cybersecurity, IoT & Linux: Recently added Free Courses from CISCO Networking Academy at no-additional cost for FutureSkills subscribers.

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Cybersecurity Foundation Course by Pearson: Get an overview on the fundamental concepts of Cybersecurity. This is a SSC Validated & Industry recommended course at an all-inclusive offer price of INR 11,681.
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Learning Pathway on COVID-19: Got questions regarding the COVID-19 outbreak? Want to learn more about it? Highly recommend this learning pathway curated with handpicked nuggets of information.
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All non-subscribers can reach out to us Here to understand how their organization can avail these courses for their employees/students.
They say, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade! Lifelong learners can’t hit the pause button on continuous learning, so make the most of this time with these top 5 free courses made available exclusively for FutureSkills subscribers at no-additional cost. So stay relevant and keep on learning.
Foundations of Artificial Intelligence Program more
Big Data Foundation Course more
Foundation IOT Program more
Speaking Effectively Course more
Course on Embracing Change more

Launch of NASSCOM Report on Future Skilling for the Digital Economy
An industry delegation comprising of key thought leaders & influencers met Shri R K Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State, MSDE on 28th Feb 2020 to understand how the industry can work together with the government and academia to make Skilling a key priority for India. The NASSCOM Report on Future Skilling for the Digital Economy was also unveiled on the occasion that highlights the journey of the industry on reskilling and understands how we are faring in equipping our people with the skill sets required for jobs of the future. The report is out. Grab Your Copy Now!
AI Base Module with Niti Ayog
Another exciting development, perhaps in a first-of-its-kind collaboration, where the industry got together with NASSCOM as the lead, to jointly create an AI resource for the students under the ambit of Niti Ayog’s Atal Innovation Mission for K12 students. The AI Base Module co-created by the Government, academia and industry was launched on 27th Feb 2020 for over 2M students of Atal Tinkering Labs. The module contains activities, videos and experiments that enable students to work through and learn the various concepts of AI. To get a sneak peek into the Module Click Here.

Conducting Virtual Instructor Led training
Webinar on Conducting Effective Virtual Trainings & Presentations:
Unlike popular belief, virtual sessions can be as effective as classroom or face-to-face meetings, provided that it is supplemented by right techniques & tools. With COVID-19 crisis, our world has turned virtual and the need to conduct virtual meetings for client presentations, demos and student trainings cannot be overemphasised. So, block your calendar for an exciting webinar series starting from 3rd April 2020 that intends to introduce the world of virtual instructor led training and bust some myths around its effectiveness.
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Conducting Virtual Instructor Led training Cyber Security Skilling: A Trinity Force at Work:
Department of Collegiate Education (DCE), Government of Karnataka & SSC NASSCOM signed a MoU to increase employability of non-engineering students in first-grade government colleges of Karnataka by skilling 300 faculty members on Cyber Security & Associate Analytics course curriculum developed & validated by SSC NASSCOM that conforms to industry hiring standards. Once trained & certified, these faculty members will be training 10,000 students. These are standardized assessment certifications that will be undertaken by the students in addition to their Degree courses. Write to Us to know more.
Webinar on Blockchain
Webinar on Blockchain in the 2020s:
The decade of the 2020's is expected to witness successful implementation of Blockchain in many sectors. In this webinar, our expert panel would deliberate upon New blockchain paradigm: from experimentation to true business value; discuss market trends, share stakeholder perspectives and some best practices. Get insights into what’s in store for the future and key areas of growth & opportunity for the sector. Does this excite you? Join us on 7th April 2020 for this webinar.
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