The Rochester Institute of Technology of Dubai (RIT Dubai), a leading educational institution in the region, announces the addition of the sought-after certifications for new technologies and micro-certifications to its educational offer thanks to its new partnership with CertNexus.
As companies navigate the fourth industrial revolution, multi-vendor and open source solutions are the norm for achieving world-class results. Whether it is about using Artificial Intelligence (AI) or data science to grow a company, implementing a high-quality innovation with an Internet of Things (IoT) solution or maintaining secure access to protect customer data through security protocols, it are those responsible for maintaining and implementing the solutions that offer a company the greatest value and risk. As technology becomes the de facto solution in all industries, the need to standardize capabilities is more important than ever.
CertNexus is committed to providing certification programs that ensure employees have the best in-class skills that align with their company’s mission-critical technology solutions. CertNexus’ certification programs in Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Data Science, Internet of Things, Cybersecurity and Secure Coding expand the knowledge of data, developer, IT and security professionals and validate their skills against globally recognized curricula and challenging exams. CertNexus micro-credentials provide business leaders, project managers, and compliance workers with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions and lead projects. Whether introductory information, deeper insights into special subject areas or compliance training, micro-credentials are the right size for the needs – they validate focused knowledge.
Billions of dollars will be made and lost over the next five years as technology changes business around the world. According to Gartner, the IoT industry will quintuple by 2025 with an estimated 75 billion devices. IBM). For a company to thrive in this environment, skill training and validation is the best investment for growth.
“There is an urgent need to train the next generation workforce to meet the changing demands on businesses due to the introduction of new technologies. We find CertNexus certifications are well positioned to help students looking for a competitive edge when entering the world of work, ”said Dr. Yousef Al Assaf, President of RIT Dubai.
“There is a growing shortage of skilled talent in data-driven technology roles, which could slow growth,” said James Varnham, managing director of Logical Operations & CertNexus, and to that end, science needs to be agile in providing industry-based training and certification opportunities Undergraduate and postgraduate students to ensure they have the skills required of their future employers in the private or public sector. RIT Dubai has proven that it provides the academic thought leadership necessary to bridge the gap between academic achievement and the ever-evolving need for skills that the private sector is crying out for. “