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IBM (ICE) PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • IBM & SSU Collaboration:
  • About IBM ICE Programs
  • Benefits of IBM ICE Programs
  • IBM ICE Program Offerings at SSU

IBM Innovation Centre for Education (IBM ICE) is a ‘unique global initiative’ by IBM, to offer much needed applied information technology knowledge to graduating students, in various dominant and futuristic technology areas.

IBM ICE’s cutting-edge programs shall be delivered in collaboration with Sri Sri University with IBM as the ‘Knowledge Partner for emerging technologies and Sri Sri University acting as the Academic Partner .

IBM ICE Programs on Emerging Technologies are extremely intense and delivered face-to-face in conjunction with IBM’s futuristic online delivery platform- ‘Industry-Academia Collaboration Framework’. This novel approach ensures that deep applied knowledge is delivered to students through broad-based industry alignment & interactions, leading to talent discoverability & excellence in students’ professional makeup-thus helping them to be ‘industry & future ready’.

Program wise pre-requisites for joining IBM ICE Programs being offered in collaboration with Sri Sri University are as follows:

    • B.Tech - 4 years - Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
    • B.Tech - 4 years - Data Analytics
    • MBA-Tech - 5 years - Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
    • MBA-Tech - 5 years - Data Analytics
    • MBA - 2 years - Business Analytics

Even as technology changes to keep up with the needs of a changing world, Computer Science programs are often out-of-date, and in some cases, obsolete. Students thus need significant training after employment before they can be deployed and contribute to the employer business. IBM ICE provides cutting-tech technological knowledge and Industry-specific training, with a state-of-the-art delivery model and the students are  provided with the requisite knowledge and skills to thrive in a constantly-changing landscape, allowing them to bring immediate value to their employer.

IBM Innovation Centre for Education (IBM ICE) is preparing the next generation of professionals with courseware redesigned from the ground up and a state-of-the-art delivery mechanism to allow students to learn industry-relevant skills through:

  • Unique world-class in-depth learning content on emerging technologies.
  • Strong emphasis on Project, Labs and Case Study based learning.
  • Stress on Industry aligned Curriculum & continuous Industry interaction.
  • The futuristic online delivery platform- ‘Industry-Academia Collaboration Framework’ encourages students to Learn, Collaborate and Discover.
  • Student participation in Intra-college, inter-college and global competitions.

The following IBM ICE programs shall be offered from the Academic Year 2021-22 at Sri Sri University:

  • Integrated B.Tech Program
    • Specializations offered:
      • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
      • Data Analytics
    • Integrated MBA Program:
      • Specializations offered:
        • Business Analytics

IBM ICE Programs on Emerging Technologies are extremely intense and delivered in a ‘unique manner’ and as per IBM’s Global Standards. The uniqueness & novelty of IBM’s approach ensures that deep applied knowledge is delivered to students through numerous ‘student-centric’ initiates, which not only help students in their talent discoverability but also brings out excellence in students’ professional makeup-thus helping them to be ‘industry &future ready’. Few of such unique and novel initiatives are:

  • In-depth and applied courseware exclusively available to IBM students at Sri Sri University:
    • The applied courseware is created exclusively for IBM ICE Students by industry experts and with inputs from IBMers from all over the world.
    • Vibrant Concurrency of Courseware.
    • The courses will be reviewed and adjusted at the periodic intervals for their concurrency.
  • In-depth training on in-demand cutting-edge technologies:
    • Next Generation ecosystem learning platform for the Institution which will benefit faculties & Students enrolled for the IBM ICE Program (comprising of Projects and connect with Industry for Internships, Jobs) shall also be made available to the faculty and students of IBM ICE Academic Partner.
  • Access to world class e-learning ecosystem:
    • Next Generation ecosystem learning platform for the Institution which will benefit faculties & Students enrolled for the IBM ICE Program (comprising of Projects and connect with Industry for Internships, Jobs) shall also be made available to the faculty and students of IBM ICE Academic Partner.
  • Project and Lab based learning combined with Instructor led classroom training
    • Focus on projects and applied learning shall be offered from the very beginning. Theory courses shall be augmented by adequate project and applied work, which will help the students apply the knowledge they gain in classroom.
  • Subject Matter Experts Visits & Interaction:
    • Visits to IBM ICE Academic Partner will be planned by IBM and Subject Matter Experts to Sri Sri University, so that IBM ICE students can learn from their experiences and skills.
    • There will be adequate interaction planned during these visits so that it becomes an interactive learning experience for the students.
    • This shall be part of the IBM ICE’s futuristic online delivery framework –encouraging the concept of ‘Learn, Collaborate and Discover’
  • A competitive edge over other candidates in Industry & better equipped during Interviews, Internships and International Contests:
    • IBM shall organize IBM ICE Days where students learn to collaborate and compete through Technical Poster Competitions, Hackathons, Technical Paper Presentations and Project Presentations.
    • These competitions are conducted for intra-college, inter-college & inter-country.
    • Learning through collaboration and competition on IBM ICE Days.
  • Globally Recognized Digital Badge for Students from IBM in addition to the Degree offered by Sri Sri University:
    • The coveted IBM Digital Badge directly issued by IBM directly to all graduating students.
  • Availability of Mentors to IBM ICE Students at Sri Sri University:
    • Mentoring support to students for additional and expert knowledge.
  • Industry Updates:
    • Timely updates from industry mentors and from IBM’s experts shall be made available to IBM ICE students of Sri Sri University.
  • Online / Offline Discussions Forums:
    • The learning will be further enhanced by providing adequately structured discussion forums against relevant topics / subjects.
  • Quality Management Systems & Practices:
    • IBM shall constantly monitor and advise in implementing global best practices at Sri Sri University to ensure that the best value of learning is delivered to the students.

 

IBM and Sri Sri University are coming together to launch a series of new, futuristic, Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), MBA-Tech, MBA courses which are industry aligned. The courseware is being redesigned and a new delivery mechanism is being put in place to enable the students to learn industry-relevant skill sets. As a part of the agreement, IBM ICE India and Sri Sri University will partner to upskill students by introducing ‘B.Tech. MBA-Tech, MBA in IT courses’ on the technologies which are most in-demand and the emerging growth industries of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Data Analytics, with live industry-relevant projects for the students.

Applications for 2021 Open