IISc, TalentSprint join hands to offer Advanced Certificate Programmes

By Author  |   Business Bureau  |  Published: 26th May 2020  5:23 pm

Hyderabad: The Indian Institute of Science has signed a multi-year partnership with TalentSprint and the Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Health & Imaging is the first programme to be launched under this partnership, starting July 2020.

Targeted towards professionals keen to master cutting edge tech solutions in eHealth, personalised healthcare, biotech, medical devices, wearables and digital therapeutics, the six-month program will be offered in a hybrid format suitable for executive education. Applications are now open for the first cohort of select 50 candidates.

Professor Anurag Kumar, director, IISc, said, “The partnership with TalentSprint will allow us to open up executive education to individual learners. The debut program, Advanced Certification Program in Digital Health & Imaging, is at the intersection of data sciences and biomedical sciences.”

Dr Santanu Paul, co-founder and CEO, TalentSprint, said, “The first programme reflects the current reality of acute global disruptions in healthcare, and the demands of the emerging $280 billion healthtech industry. This program is ideal for current and aspiring professionals in Clinical Data Science, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, InsureTech, Medical Science and Start-ups for whom digital healthcare will certainly be the new normal.”

The Advanced Certification Program in Digital Health & Imaging will be led by Dr Phaneendra Yalavarthy, Associate Professor at the Department of Computational & Data Sciences, IISc. He will partner with a team of top-tier IISc faculty to teach this course in executive format, starting July 2020. Professionals interested in the Advanced Certification Program in Digital Health & Imaging should apply for selection at https://iisc.talentsprint.com/digitalhealth/.


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