Tech Mahindra launches upskilling platform for a ‘fit for future’ workforce

Uaas, the learning platform developed in house, will be made available to students also

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With an aim to equip its 60,000-strong global workforce with new-age skills, IT services company, Tech Mahindra, has launched an AI-based platform. Called ‘Upskilling-as-a-Service (UaaS) , it will help build a future-ready workforce.

Developed in-house, the learning platform will be used to accelerate skill development, to meet the people supply chain needs of organisations coping with the recent business challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Company plans to make this platform available to not just employees, but also to academia so that students are industry ready when they graduate.

The intent of the upskilling platform is to empower the employees and associates with skills that will enable them to identify their goals and aspirations and make them future ready.

The platform will enhance employee competencies across emerging technologies, such as 5G, cloud, big data and robotic process automation.

The world-class content and assessments have been developed in association with 30+ partners.

With such learning interventions and accelerated skill-development initiatives, the Company is surviving the pandemic amidst the rising uncertainty. This platform also empowers employees for seamless transition to digital jobs.

Employees will be provided with a holistic learning experience across multiple domains — technical, functional, behavioural and professional. Based on their current and relevant skills, it will also recommend career paths and suitable opportunities to the employees.

The platform will help deliver value to its customers by grooming employees for current projects as well as for future engagements.