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SOIL launches 1-year PGPM in Digital Business Leadership, powered by Microsoft 

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Date: February 6, 2020

This Digital Business Leadership program is the pioneer 1-year PGPM program in India to focus on digital models, concepts, platforms blended with business transformation and strategy.SOIL Institute of Management has partnered with Microsoft to embed this program in its curriculum for students. SOIL is known to be a pioneer in designing and delivering a unique industry relevant curriculum and is committed to providing the best in class learning experience. In line with this trend, it is now launching its new Digital Business leadership Program in collaboration with Microsoft.  Today, Digital is the need of the hour, considering that the new digital economy is powering growth across the globe. Ongoing developments in Digital will have a profound impact on industries, jobs, and skills required for success.

SOIL’s Digital Business Leadership program is aimed at developing:

  • Digital transformation & analytics skills

  • Identifying and implementing digital processes & platforms for business

This PGPM program is powered by Microsoft Intelligent Cloud Hub and will provide the following unique pedagogy to participants:

  • 60,000 cumulative hours of Virtual lab work, live projects, and industry partnerships

  • Certification from Microsoft

  • 160 hours of training by Microsoft Certified Learning partners

  • Cutting edge curriculum design with courses on Digital transformation, Business Innovation, AI for Business, IoT, Data sciences, Block chain, Cyber security along with core management subjects

The course caters to the increased demand for Digital oriented roles in the industry, such as Digital Business Analyst, Digital Product Manager, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Transformation Consultants, Digital Customer Experience Managers, Fintech consultants, E-Commerce consultants, etc.

About Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud Hub Program

Digital technology embraces every moment of our lives. The world today is rapidly transforming into an intelligent inventive society. The need of the hour is to drive innovation and creativity by amplifying human ingenuity with intelligent technologies, such as AI, Machine Learning, and IoT. The Microsoft Intelligent Cloud Hub program empowers Higher Education Institutes in India to assimilate intelligent technologies into their educational DNA. This enables educators and students to build skills for the 'Connected Intelligent World’. 

Microsoft is preparing students and the nation’s workforce to move effectively from the classroom to 21st-century careers. The collaboration with colleges and universities will ramp up institutional set up along with the educator's capability. It will provide relevant educational choices for students, helping them to acquire the expertise needed to fill the wide skills gap emerging across India and the global economy.
As part of the program, Microsoft will support the selected institutions with best-in-class infrastructure, curriculum, and content, access to cloud and AI services as well as developer support. The company will facilitate setting up of core AI infrastructure and IoT Hub as well as provide access to a wide range of AI developmental tools and Azure AI Services such as Microsoft Cognitive Services, Azure Machine Learning, and Bot Services. Training programs for faculty will include workshops on cloud computing, data sciences, AI and IoT. Additionally, the faculty of the institutions will receive assistance in strategizing content and curricula for project-based and experiential learning.