Promoting Digital Transformation, FPT Software has invested more than 100 billion VND in high-tech human resource development
According to the Research and Market, by 2026, the global AI market will be worth a total of $ 300 billion compared to $ 55 billion in 2021. Meanwhile, the workforce in data science - the critical factor in creating AI - continues to be among the most sought after by technology businesses around the world.
Investing in human resources to bring the best work experience to employees is one of the long-term development strategies of FPT Software (a subsidiary of FPT Corporation). Having an awareness of globally emerging technologies such as AI, Big Data, Cloud, Blockchain..., FPT Software has invested early in developing the quality of data professionals in order to provide consulting services, technology solutions, and digital transformation services.
FPT Software engineers will have nearly 9,000 scholarships for Nanodegree courses on Udacity. These scholarships are part of a 3-year cooperation agreement between FPT Software and Udacity.
Nanodegree are intensive courses directed by lecturers working at the world's leading technology corporations in Silicon Valley or the prestigious Stanford University.
The curriculum is designed to provide practical skills through hands-on exercises. The lecturers accompany students in solving the assignments designed based on their long-term experience working at foremost technology companies and universities in the US.
This online learning platform also designs course contents according to the needs of high-tech industries from the market, such as front-end, back-end, mobility... and certifications exclusively for FPT Software's employees.
The Udacity's representative, Mr. Marc Jones, Vice President of Regional Cooperation, expressed his excitement to partner with a global human-centric business. With this potential cooperation, Udacity aims to join FPT Software to create success in terms of business and social impacts.
Nguyen Khai Hoan, FPT Software’s Chief Finance Officer (left) with Marc Jones, Regional Vice President of Udacity
According to Mr. Nguyen Khai Hoan - Deputy CEO of FPT Software, the company has continued to expand operations to all continents. In that context, the human resources investment has been implemented synchronously to enhance technology capacity, ensuring world-class IT services and becoming the strategic partner of billion-dollar enterprises globally.
The cooperation between FPT Software and Udacity started in 2021 and will last for three years. Both sides have agreed to expand training to new employees and cooperate with tech schools to prepare students with career readiness.
In 2021, the two sides conducted a training program for a group of data science engineers and analysts with a graduation rate of 94% and more than 3,000 student projects completed within 12 months. According to participants' responses, the program with detailed guidance and extensive support from instructors and experts made a difference. In addition, the practical courses with graduation certificates accepted by major technology corporations provide competitive advantages for the business and also for each participant.
Udacity is a global online learning platform that focuses on digital technologies on demand, supporting students with project-based practice taught by experts in the industry. Courses include real-world content for job-ready skills in AI, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Systems, and Cloud computing ... Udacity has more than 100 corporate clients, including Airbus, Bertelsmann, BNP Paribas, Leidos, Mazda…. In addition, Udacity partners with more than 200 global industry entities, including Google, Mercedes-Benz, and NVIDIA, to enhance technical education. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, the private company has operations in the UK, Egypt, Germany, India, and the United Arab Emirates.