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A Commitment to Collaboration

UChicago partnership underscores commitment to providing world-class educational programs that meet global industry needs.

Challenge

Hero Vired needed a university partner that could supply an accessible analytics program designed especially for mid-level ambitious coders and programmers who want to pursue a career in data science.

Solution

Hero Vired partnered with the University of Chicago to launch the Advanced Certification Program in Data Science & Analytics. Online learners now have the chance to be at the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of data science.

Results

"This collaboration underscores our commitment to providing world-class educational programs that are not only academically rigorous but also relevant to industry needs,” said Mary Morley Cohen, Managing Director of University of Chicago Professional Education.

Building on a commitment to extend the University of Chicago’s signature education as broadly as possible, UChicago Professional Education has partnered with Hero Vired, a premier learning-technology company in India, to contribute to the launch of the Advanced Certification Program in Data Science and Analytics.

Powered in part by live classes led by University of Chicago instructors, the nearly year-long program will give ambitious coders and programmers the core knowledge and tools that they need to break into the fast-growing field of data science.

“This collaboration underscores our commitment to providing world-class educational programs that are not only academically rigorous, but also relevant to industry needs,” said Mary Morley Cohen, Managing Director of University of Chicago Professional Education. “With Hero Vired's expertise in India's digital economy and our University's deep understanding of data science, we are confident that this program will equip the learners with the skills they need to lead in an increasingly data-driven world.”

This industry-focused program helps learners build an enduring foundation in the fast-evolving field of data science, while also giving them hands-on experience in key growth areas that are driving the field today, such as data warehousing, the cloud, and deep learning. By fusing an academic superpower like the University of Chicago with Hero Vired’s deep on-the-ground expertise in India, the program offers a singular opportunity for up-and-coming data scientists.

“With this partnership, our world-class institution, the University of Chicago, joins forces with a premier Indian EdTech company to do more than either of us could have done alone,” said Matt Cohn, Senior Director of Program Strategy and Innovation. “We are global leaders in data science and professional education in data science, and Hero Vired brings deep expertise about the unique needs of aspiring data science professionals in India. The output is a very special program that is tailored to the needs of learners and will help them break through to the next level professionally.”

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the University of Chicago, one of the world's most influential institutions of higher learning. We will jointly deliver advanced analytics capabilities to our learners and keep them at the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of data science.

Akshay Munjal, Hero Vired’s Founder and CEO

For India’s rapidly evolving digital economy, Akshay Munjal, Hero Vired’s Founder and CEO, believes the Advanced Certification Program in Data Science and Analytics is an ideal fit for their mission. Through partnerships with world-class universities, the Hero Group startup-venture seeks to accelerate learners’ careers by offering rigorous skills-based programs that can galvanize overall professional development.

“At Hero Vired, our top priority has always been our learners, and we are committed to equipping them with critical skills and knowledge they need to prosper in their careers,” said Munjal. “That is why we are thrilled to announce our partnership with the University of Chicago, one of the world's most influential institutions of higher learning. We will jointly deliver advanced analytics capabilities to our learners and keep them at the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of data science.”

Ultimately, the programs from UChicago and Hero Vired aim to give learners the edge that they need to excel in today’s data-driven landscape and become the leaders of tomorrow.

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About this Partnership

Hero Vired is India's premium LearnTech Company that offers career-relevant programs in partnership with world-class universities to make learners more competent and industry-ready for emerging jobs and skills of the future. Hero Vired recently announced its collaboration with the University of Chicago to launch the Advanced Certification Program in Data Science & Analytics. The program is curated for mid-level working professionals to accelerate their career trajectory and aims for students to embrace skills pertinent to the data science domain. This ten-and-a-half-month, part-time program includes 228 hours of live sessions, UChicago instructor-led classes, comprehensive career services, and placement assistance.

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