Wipro Collaborates with IISc for Online Program in AI

Wipro has announced a collaboration with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to offer eligible employees a higher education program in AI. The online Master’s in Technology (MTech) course will emphasize key areas such as AI, Foundations of ML/AI, Data Science, and Business Analytics, addressing the growing demand for skilled professionals in these domains.

Wipro’s investment in expanding its AI capabilities through skill-building underscores its commitment to cultivating a future-ready workforce. This initiative is a pivotal step towards up-skilling by engaging with premier universities and enhancing top talent through formal degree programs.

“We are thrilled that Wipro stands among the pioneers in the industry, offering a Master’s degree program to our top-performing employees, under our WILP (Work Integrated Learning Programs),” said Sanjeev Jain, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Business Operations, Wipro Limited.  “GenAI is evolving at a rapid pace, and we are confident that selected employees will gain immensely from the knowledge at IISc and develop capabilities for the opportunities ahead delivering strong business outcomes.”

As part of this collaboration, selected Wipro employees will have full access to IISc faculty members, online lectures, libraries, and alumni networks. They will also benefit from mentorship by seasoned professionals from the Data, Analytics, and AI practice at Wipro.The acceptance to the program will be subject to rigorous entrance tests and evaluations designed by IISc.

“We are happy to support Wipro in providing higher education opportunities for their employees, especially in emerging areas like data science, GenAI and next-gen communications, through the highly successful MTech (Online) program offered by IISc for the past few years,” said Prof Rajesh Sundaresan, Dean, Division of EECS, IISc. “The program curriculum for working professionals has been designed with the same high standards as our full-time programs, with our faculty members delivering content online to train students on foundational concepts and real-world applications.”

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