Ericsson India visited Amity Institute of Telecom Technology & Management (AITTM) for the third consecutive year to launch its flagship EXCEL Professional Certification Program. Like 2010, this year also, AITTM was the first Institute visited by Ericsson to kick start the EXCEL program on an all India basis.
EXCEL Certification Program aims at helping Ericsson in creating a pool of industry-ready professionals and bridges the gap between demand – supply. EXCEL Professional Certification is a General Telecom Certification and is vendor neutral. The EXCEL program would cover basics of 2G, 3G, IP, Multimedia & VAS fundamentals. Other aspects of EMPOWER Program include Summer Internships and Final Placements for students.
The team from Ericsson India comprised of Mr. Amit Sharma – Program Manager and Ms Gishmeet Kaur Bindra - Program Executive – EMPOWER – University Relationship Program. The program started off with Ms.Gopa Das Gupta, DGM – IIC, AITTM welcoming the guests and addressing the students. This was followed by a presentation on Ericsson by Mr.Amit Sharma and EXCEL Professional Certification Program, its objective, the stages involved and its importance for the students.
Mr. Amit Sharma shared with the students how the program spans across web-based training, instructor led training, site visit and would culminate with a certification exam. All these activities of the EXCEL Program will be conducted over the next 3 months. He also shared that the same program is being rolled out globally and soon EXCEL Certification would be recognized internationally by all Telecom Companies.
Top 80 students of Final Year B Tech (E&T) were selected for the EXCEL Certification and were given detailed briefing about the program.
Ericsson has also been helping AITTM in reviewing the Syllabus since past three years.