East Point College of Engineering & Technology, Bangalore, announced the signing off an Agreement with UiPath, the global software company that develops a platform for Robotic Process Automation (RPA). The agreement under UiPath Academic Alliance program will help East Point ramp up educators with skills of the future and also offer courses related to Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to its students. East Point will receive curriculum, course content, learning materials, regular educator training and software tools, to provide training to their students. UiPath will also provide program support in terms of examination papers and sample assignments. UiPath will be able to leverage the competency of students in Artificial Intelligence & Automation.
Fourth Industrial Revolution is disrupting and reshaping every industry. Technologies like artificial intelligence and automation are driving productivity and redefining future of work. RPA is playing an instrumental role in helping humans automate mundane tasks and free up time for higher-level works. RPA is also anticipated to create new jobs requiring higher-level cognitive thinking and creativity.
UiPath Academic Alliance program was launched in September 2018 with a vision to create an automated and fully-employed world. The Academic Alliance program empowers people from all walks of life - university students, educators and business professionals alike - to access automation training and leverage it in the workplace of the future. Under its Automation First initiative, the UiPath Academic Alliance is committed to serving more than one million students and one thousand schools in the next three years.
UiPath is leading the ‘Automation First’ era – championing one robot for every person, delivering free and open training and collaboration and enabling robots to learn new skills through AI and machine learning. Led by a commitment to bring digital era skills to more than a million people, the company’s enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform has already automated millions of repetitive, mind-numbing tasks for business and government organizations all over the world, improving productivity, customer experience and employee job satisfaction.
Recently named by comparably as the 6th happiest place to work and recognized as having the 11th best company culture among large businesses, UiPath has become one of the fastest-growing enterprise software companies in history. The company is backed by over $400 million in funding from Accel, CapitalG, Credo Ventures, Earlybird’s Digital East Fund, IVP, Kleiner Perkins, Madrona, Meritech, Seedcamp and Sequoia.