Google and Coursera are launching an almost free 12-month course that "will get you a job in a large IT company"

At Google attended to a more serious retraining of the staff and together with   the most popular platform of online education Coursera, they developed a massive training course that will allow   zero get the basic skills needed for a career in   IT.

Google and Coursera are launching an almost free 12-month course that "will get you a job in a large IT company"

Since " these robbery creeps " take away our work (cf.   The last season of " South Park " ) in   Google attended to more serious retraining. Together with   popular platform Coursera online education, they developed a massive course "of   rode in   coders for   12   months " , which will allow   zero get the basic skills needed for a career in   IT.

ABOUT   What will be the training course?

Google says that this training course was designed for   her   own methods of training the company's support staff. AND   he   will be slightly different from   most courses on   Coursera. In addition to the theoretical part in   There will be a lot of practice in   virtual laboratories of the company. For example, a student may be asked to find a hole in   code for Linux, then   The laboratory will provide it with the necessary software   and   information.

What are the prospects for   finished the course?

AT   Google assures that in 8 - 12   months, everyone who completed the course will be able to qualify for   vacancies in   large IT-companies . AT   first of all we are talking about   work with   technical support. What to learn next (and   is worth   Do you   are already free to choose themselves. The initiative has already been supported by the Bank of   America, Walmart and   Sprint, who announced   willingness to hire staff with   such certificate

How to get there?

Go to   link to   Coursera and   register in   project. The first 7 days are given on   To understand, you need to   Is it you. Then the study will cost   $ 49, which, in   in general , a penny for IT-courses . At the same time, the student is free to choose the speed of his studies in order to learn   behind   12   months, and   behind   6 - 8, having spent on   study less money.   As well as   at   any other Coursera course, in   the student passes the exams and   receives a certificate of   ending.

No technical knowledge to start   necessary. A   it's nice to know English you need.

Why is Google?

According to the company's research, its   innovation in   realm of AI   annually leave behind   thousands of technical specialists from the primary and secondary   intermediate level. Inside Google itself, never   there are many good techies. That is why the current CEO of Sundar Pichai in   last October announced the   their plans to allocate $ 1   billion for   project on   retraining of workers " who lost their jobs because of the transition to   digital economy " . Training course with   Coursera will become one of the   steps in   this side.

Source: Bloomberg

Read in Russian: Google и Coursera запускают почти бесплатный 12-месячный курс, который «позволит получить работу в крупной ИТ-компании»

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