Coimbatore, July 19, 2019: EMURGO Academy, the education arm of EMURGO, announced its collaboration with PSG College of Technology, Peelamedu, Coimbatore to offer course in blockchain technology today. Blockchain, touted as the most sought-after advanced technology, have ignited a keen interest amongst students looking forward to building their careers in this emerging technology. EMURGO Academy Ignitive Labs offers an internationally aligned curriculum, designed by subject matter experts from the industry, provides a holistic understanding of blockchain technology and trains through blended learning approach.
Leveraging its expertise in the Blockchain R&D space, EMURGO Academy Ignitive Labs provides an opportunity to the students to be part of their R&D advantage and to work on real time projects. This course also offers access to employers across the globe through its internationally accredited digital certificate. Performance tracking, evaluation and screening will help them gain internship opportunities and junior fellowship programs.
Commenting about the association with PSG College of technology, E Venkatesan, CEO, EMURGO Academy said, “Blockchain technology is gradually gaining momentum in both public and private sectors in India. We are already witnessing an increased demand for blockchain experts and we are sure, it will grow further in the future. However, India is still facing a talent demand and supply gap and it can only be addressed when we have more students enrolling for these courses and get trained. EMURGO Academy Ignitive Labs aims to train students who are willing to explore their career in blockchain space and make them industry-ready.”
On the increasing requirement of including such courses in the college curriculum, Dr. K. Prakasan, Principal (In charge), PSG College of Technology shared, “New age technologies are playing a key role in transforming the tech and other sectors in India. With a mission to provide world-class education to our students and introducing them to innovative and advanced technology for their better future, we are planning to introduce blockchain course in association with EMURGO Academy. We are sure that our students will benefit from this course and will be the future innovators in the blockchain space”.