News: Manipal Global partners with Salesforce to build talent pool of certified professionals

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Manipal Global partners with Salesforce to build talent pool of certified professionals

The programs will be delivered in two models-the B2C (Business-to-Consumer) model and the B2A (Business-to-Academia) model.
Manipal Global partners with Salesforce to build talent pool of certified professionals

Manipal Global, a provider of quality business and marketing solutions in higher education is collaborating with Salesforce, to launch a skills initiative to build a talent pool of Trailhead certified professionals with a B2C (Business-to-Consumer) and B2A (Business-to-Academia) model. 

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

Manipal aims to integrate the program in the final semester of the course curriculum providing students with the opportunity to secure employer connections for internship and job opportunities designed around the platform.

Commenting on the initiative, T. V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services, said, “This collaboration is a step towards closing the gap between the current educational reality and the business need, by training young learners in advanced technology skills. With the post-pandemic world driving digital adoption on a massive scale, the world needs a huge pool of future-ready, highly skilled digital-savvy employees who can work on leading-edge technology platforms. 

The programs will be delivered in two models-the B2C (Business-to-Consumer) model, which upskills professionals for their next job, will be a Certification Program targeting an audience with 0-4 years of experience will be available in India. The model will cover four modules, and Manipal Global will be providing job assistance as a value add to the certification within the Salesforce Ecosystem.  Under the B2A (Business-to-Academia) model that skills students for their first job, Manipal plans to introduce entry-level Developer and Admin programs in the student’s curriculum within the University’s campuses across India, and potentially Middle-east and South-Asia. With the industry-academia skill gap prevalent, Manipal aims to integrate the program in the final semester of the course curriculum providing students the opportunity to secure employer connections for internship and job opportunities designed around the platform.

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Topics: Talent Management, #SkillUp

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