Salesforce, the world’s leading customer relationship management (CRM), has partnered with TalentSprint, a tech ed-tech platform owned by the NSE group. The collaboration is focused on expanding the Salesforce skills of college graduates for future jobs.
The partnership is intended to train aspiring college students with a computer science/information science background and BTech, MCA, and BCA students to become top-class software developers, prepare to be in a leadership role, and carry out Salesforce implementation for global clients.
According to IDC, Salesforce is projected to create 4.2 million jobs globally by 2024. In India alone, the company aims to create 5,48,400 direct jobs by 2024.
Arundhati Bhattacharya, the CEO and the chairperson of Salesforce India, said, “The pandemic has prompted both digitalization and collaboration. As technology adoption continues to grow, we are committed to addressing training and re-skilling. We are delighted to partner with TalentSprint.”
Dr. Santanu Paul, CEO and MD, TalentSprint, said: “The Certiﬁed Salesforce Professional Programme provides experiential learning, multiple globally relevant certiﬁcations, and systematic preparation for starting tech careers with top-tier IT ﬁrms straight out of college or university.”The Certified Salesforce Platform Developer Program will train over 700 Salesforce developers in the first year, with internship and placement possibilities in the Salesforce partner ecosystem. According to a press statement, “the program is already taking applications for the first batch, which will begin in September 2021.”