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IIIT-H announces Blockchain course for IT professionals

Our Bureau | | Updated on: Aug 08, 2018

After receiving good response for its Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning courses, the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H) and skilling company TalentSprint will offer an Advanced Certificate Programme on Blockchain Technologies and Solutions.

The three-month programme will enable in-depth understanding of Blockchain technologies and how to develop complex solutions for integrated financial systems, supply chain and other industry applications using Blockchain. The fee will be around ₹2,00,000.

The programme will be run by faculty from the Blockchain Research centre and experts from TalentSprint.

IT professionals with a minimum one year experience can apply. We are looking at a batch of 100-125 that is kick-starting in the first week of October,” Ramesh Loganathan, Professor Co-Innovation practice at the institute, said.

Citing an industry survey, he said there was a seven-fold increase in the demand for professionals with Blockchain skills.

“We have been running courses on Blockchain for our students in the campus. We would like to offer a course for professionals, seeing huge demand for people with Blockchain skills,” IIIT-H Director PJ Narayanan said.

Published on August 08, 2018

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