India's largest online higher education company upGrad enters Bangladesh to create an immersive learning experience with the latest technology, pedagogy and services.
The platform will be available for individuals in Bangladesh through Advance IPSC Limited, as the two organisations have inked an agreement for channel partnership under an agreement, said a press release.
The agreement was signed by Arjun Mohan, CEO India of upGrad and Md Nahidul Islam, CEO of Advance IPSC Limited, and the partnership aims to bring a new dimension to the academic area where the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education is relatively low.
Talking about the partnership, Arjun Mohan said, "Realising the low employability of South Asian graduates due to lack of skill, upGrad with this strategic move aims to enable youngsters and seasoned professionals with the new-age skillsets to meet the rapidly evolving industry requirements and prepare them for a job-ready future. Now even in the remotest corners of Bangladesh, upGrad will support individuals to upskill without having them to worry about traveling amid such pandemic-induced conditions"
Md Nahidul Islam, CEO of Advance IPSC Limited said, "Advance IPSC Limited is happy to partner with upGrad, one of the fastest emerging edtech companies in India. Now, learners from Bangladesh can benefit from state-of-the-art product offerings that are the most relevant and accessible online. By this venture, we address the gap in the education system and bring future of education to the doorstep of a learner that helps them become most relevant to the need of industry & economy."
upGrad is leading the online higher education space with a plethora of online programs in partnership with top-notch national and international universities across management, data, tech, and law. The programs are well structured suiting the industry requirements and demands and is available for professional with a brief to extensive work experience and to the first-time job seekers. With a world-class learning platform available at their disposal, learners can easily shortlist programs based on their competencies and career prospects that shall help them achieve meaningful career outcomes.