“Employees in India are looking forward to picking up new-age skills to make themselves more relevant in the current workforce. upGrad’s highly engaging online learning solution along with CohortPlus’s deep penetration in the community of Data Scientists and Product Managers, will allow us to reach a much larger and relevant audience,” Ronnie Screwvala and Mayank Kumar, Co-founders, upGrad said in a joint statement, published by yourstory.
Bengaluru-based CohortPlus was founded by Srinivasan Narayan in 2015. It is an online community, which brings together like-minded career aspirants on a single community platform, where they can network with each other, ask and clarify doubts, and be abreast of the latest events in the field of data science and product management.
On the other hand, according to the Talent Supply Indes (TSI) by Belong, India has seen more than 400 per cent rise in demand for data science professionals across varied industry sectors at a time when the supply of such talent is witnessing a slow growth.