UpGrad to Upskill 10,000 Professionals
Ronnie Screwvala-founded online education startup UpGrad will upskill 10,000 professionals through 800 hours of free online learning courses. The initiative, with an earmarked spend of .₹ 25 crore, will be a part of the UpGrad ‘Learning Week’ from February 13-19. The .₹ 25-crore spend will entail content and courses, the technology platform, marketing and selective scholarships. “We aim to break stereotypes associated with online education, establish e-learning for working professionals, and take online learning to the masses through interactive and engaging experiences,” said Screwvala. People signing up during the week will get free access to all the modules across digital marketing, data analytics, product management and entrepreneurship programmes.