About the companyGreat Learning is an ed-tech company. They offer digital learning programmes in the critical competencies needed for career advancement in the digital world. Their mission is to enable career success in the digital economy by enabling professionals to achieve successful career progression. KOIS invested in Great Learning in 2019, as part of its commitment to advance education & employment opportunities for all.
Great Learning's inception year
KOIS investment year
Targets tech and IT professionals, and fresh graduates
Available online and in classrooms in Bangalore,
Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai
Accelerating career progression with market-relevant learning
In 2019, KOIS invested in Great Learning, convinced by its innovative platform for blended courses in the latest tech-related fields. KOIS believes such services can help bridge the skill gap between tech professionals and the rapidly changing needs of the job market in India.
Great Learning provides an opportunity for IT/Tech professionals and fresh graduates to accelerate their career progression. Through outcome-linked, market relevant digital learning, users can enhance their employment opportunities. This can strongly benefit millions of tech professionals & graduates in India.
Great Learning’s digital learning platform aims to empower working professionals to develop competencies to accelerate their career progression. And it has already shown great success. In fact, thousands of professionals globally have already benefited from Great Learning’s programmes. They allow professinals to build competencies in emerging areas such as Analytics, Data Science, Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Full Stack Development. This, in turns, improves their job security and career advancement opportunities.
Great Learning believes that the only way professionals can keep up with the rapidly changing business world is through continuous learning. In this context, the company aspires to be their life-long learning partner. Unlike purely self-service offerings, its model involves aided learning. Learners receive support through the learning process, which results in better learning outcomes.
Great Learning’s impact
career transitions within 6 months of programme completion
average salary hike upon programme completion
Note: Last updated April 2020
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