Partnership with TalentSprint brings Pegasystems education and certification program to premier universities to improve student employability and earnings potential
HYDERABAD, 23 November, 2016: Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced a major expansion of its University Academic Program (UAP) to enhance the skills and readiness of next-generation engineers in India. Pega has partnered with TalentSprint, a leading youth career accelerator, to deliver Pega application education and professional certifications to students at premier engineering universities across India. This provides university graduates with more access to valuable training on the industry’s most used tools and applications.
Commenting on Pega’s UAP expansion, Suman Reddy, MD, Pegasystems India, said, “India’s developer ecosystem is rapidly expanding, and with the world’s focus on India as a R&D hub, there is definitely a demand for highly-skilled talent. Through this large-scale expansion, we want to take our existing training module and target the core of the issue we face as a country, which is up-skilling. This program is targeted to train and certify students to become highly skilled market-ready engineers, who are equipped with the knowledge and skillset to innovate within our complex industry demands.”
“TalentSprint is delighted to collaborate with an industry leader like Pegasystems and offer best-of-class global technology skills to young job seekers in the IT sector. This partnership is a major step towards ensuring that even fresh engineering graduates can acquire relevant competencies and certifications to configure an advanced CRM and BPM platform. This collaboration will empower progressive universities and colleges to create a future-ready technology workforce,” said Santanu Paul, Co-Founder & CEO, TalentSprint.
As an authorized Pega training implementation partner, TalentSprint together with Pega will be training up to 1800 graduates. For a nominal fee, students from institutes across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Chennai will be trained by university faculty and TalentSprint instructors using market-leading tools and applications provided by Pega. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be prepared to pass the Pegasystems’ Certified System Architect exam to receive their final certification.