MGMU Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College in association with Tech Mahindra.Ltd leading providers of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions has designed a first-of-its-kind PG program M.Tech in Digital Transformation approved by All India Council of Technical Education AICTE. JNEC Computer Science & Engineering and Tech Mahindra.Ltd has partnered under Mahatma Gandhi Mission University (MGMU) the best infrastructure in region, centrally located in Maharashtra. The custom curated curriculum is aimed at addressing the industry-academia skill-gap in new-age technologies including digitalisation, mobility, artificial intelligence and machine learning among others.
Tech Mahindra’s research and development arm, Makers Lab will be working closely with JNEC on reviewing the format of the course and helping them to create an environment of learning and innovation. As part of this course, students will be trained to work with dynamic, diverse, and agile teams to find solutions that will benefit people, society, and industry. This interdisciplinary course is aimed at providing holistic training to the students by imparting skills in competencies around digital transformation and technologies and cultivating an environment of entrepreneurship and design-led thinking.
Nikhil Malhotra, Global Head of Makers Lab, Tech Mahindra, said, “Digitalization is fundamentally changing the way organisations engage with both, their customers and their workforce. As part of our TechMNxt charter, we are investing heavily in reskilling our employees in next generation digital technologies. The inter-disciplinary course gives students an opportunity to look beyond existing expertise and discover how digital transformation is re-shaping the businesses of the future. Through this one-of-its-kind course, we aim to collaborate and co-create digital-warriors and nurture their talents and bridge the skill-gap.”
The course is based on four main pillars – offering software engineering with relevant processes, methods, and tools to upskill students in new age technologies, helping students hone their skills in designing and applying digital systems, involving people as co-producers by focusing on user- centred development processes and lastly, equipping students in transversal skills with special emphasis on project work and hands-on training, which accredit students with relevant competencies for job market and a progressive attitude.