As part of the programs offered for working professionals, REVA Academy for Corporate Excellence (RACE) inaugurated the September 2019 Business Analytics and Cybersecurity batches recently. Over 50 working professionals from various organisations signed up for the programs and attended the inaugural event.
Welcoming the dignitaries and program participants, Dr.S.Y. Kulkarni, Vice Chancellor delineated the importance of RACE programs in shaping the careers of today’s tech-savvy individuals. Hon’ble Chancellor, Dr.P.Shyama Raju, presided over the function and formally inaugurated the programs by lighting the lamp along with the dignitaries. Speaking on the occasion, he highlighted the world-class lab facilities built by the University for RACE program participants and the importance of upgrading skills-sets among working professionals. He also highlighted the significance of Jagruti, a campaign initiated by REVA University towards creating awareness on global-warming.
Chief Guest Dr.Rajiv Ratan Chetwani, Director – Directorate of Information Systems and Management, ISRO shared his thoughts on the importance of analytics and cybersecurity in today’s digital world. Vaidyanathan Iyer, Security Software Leader – IBM India and South Asia, the Guest of Honour for the event expressed his critical insights on why the world today needs skilled professionals and how the programs designed by RACE are creating appropriate opportunities for the working professionals.
After the inaugural event, the sixth batch of PGDM in Business Analytics, the third batch of PG Diploma in Cybersecurity and the third batch of MBA in Business Analytics were commenced with special knowledge sessions led by the industry leaders. Registrar Dr.M.Dhanamjaya, Directors of various schools and dignitaries representing several organizations attended the inaugural event.