Pegasystems and TalentSprint’s Pega University Program has launched tech careers for 10,000 students over the past 7 years. Starting with 2 partner universities in 2016, this two-semester university-level curriculum on the state-of-the-art Pega platform has now spread to more than 18 partner universities in India. The holistic program enables third-year engineering college students to build robust skills in low-code technologies for a competitive career with Pegasystems’ customers and partners.
“On our quest for continued success, I would like to express my deep gratitude to our recruitment partners, implementation partner TalentSprint and partner universities/colleges. The Pega University program has proven to be extremely effective in developing certified, ready-to-work young software engineers.” said Deepak Visweswaraiah, Vice President, Platform Engineering and Site Managing Director, Pegasystems, India.
“We’ve partnered with more than 24 global blue-chip companies to run exclusive referral campaigns, resulting in a consistent referral rate of over 80%. By the end of FY23, 10,000 students will have benefited from this program with great salary growth and tremendous career impact. Our goal for 2023 is to place over 1,600 students. Our goal is to increase Pega UAP enrollment by 20% over the next year and add three to four more universities to the program. Additionally, we will prioritize talent and program quality as we implement Pega UAP India globally.”
dr Santanu Paul, CEO and MD, TalentSprint said “We are pleased to have pioneered this initiative with Pegasystems in India to develop industry-ready talent from select colleges, and the Pega University Program has been one of our most successful programs. The program boasts a 95% certification rate and world-class placement support, which has resulted in a balance between industry needs, student aspirations, and college goals. The program has launched many careers around the world and we look forward to many more.
The Pega ecosystem has created limitless growth opportunities for students, college partners, and global blue-chip companies. Many doors open for program graduates as they are carefully selected and thoroughly trained with more than 300 hours of hands-on experiential learning from qualified and certified instructors. Their exposure to rigorous and cutting-edge industry practices provides them with a significant career advantage over other students.
The Pega ecosystem ensures that industry demand and talent supply are skillfully aligned and offered free to recruiters. College partners also benefit from the world-class opportunity to nurture their students with advanced technical skills, leading to challenging internships with leading companies in a highly competitive job market.
The program recently had its Pega University Program Conclave 2022 in Hyderabad. Key stakeholders responsible for the success of the Pega University program came together at the conclave to highlight the paradigm shift in creating emerging technical talent for the industry. To learn more about the program, visit talentsprint.com/pega-colleges.dpl
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About Talent Sprint
Founded in 2010, TalentSprint is part of the NSE Group and a global edtech company providing transformative high-end and deep-tech learning programs for young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform, ipearl.ai, offers a hybrid on-site/online experience for seekers of in-depth technology know-how. TalentSprint partners with world-class academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications, and outcomes. It is a lead innovation partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, a division of India’s Department of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship. Visit www.talentsprint.com for more information