IIITH PG Certification | 9 Months | Interactive Live Online Program | Mentored Labs | Starts in June 2021
Top IoT Career Opportunities for Professionals
The global IoT market is projected to reach US$ 1.3 trillion by 2026 (Fortune). However, the growth of IoT must be seen in the context of its potential when used in combination with other technologies like AI/ML and Big Data. The existing installed base of 5 Bn plus smartphones, 2 Bn plus personal computers, and 1 Bn plus tablets, when connected, indicate a massive market for IoT transformation.
Though IoT projects are top of priority for organizations, nearly 75% of them take twice as long to complete because of IoT talent shortage, according to Gartner. The industry needs professionals with expertise in the technologies and processes around IoT to fulfill its ambitions of interconnectivity.
The PG Certificate in IoT and Smart Analytics enables tech professionals and select fresh graduates to build expertise in these disruptive technologies from IIIT Hyderabad, among India's top-ranked engineering and research institution.
Current IoT engineers looking to ride the latest tech wave
Tech professionals aiming for career transition into sectors with heavy IoT adoption
Managers and leaders who want to leverage IoT data to derive business value
Graduates actively looking forward to start their careers in IoT and allied areas
The program brings hands-on learning experience through Faculty-led Interactive LIVE Sessions, Hackathons, Capstone Projects, Master Mentors and an exceptional Peer Group. Participants will be provided with a Comprehensive Kit for hands-on learning. Outstanding projects might get the opportunity to be tested and deployed at the prestigious IIIT Hyderabad Living Lab.
IIITH is an autonomous university and the first IIIT in India. IIITH is presently ranked one of the best institutions in the country in technical education. Several world-renowned Centres of Excellence are part of IIITH’s research portfolio. It has established joint collaboration and co-innovation models with an industry outreach spanning significant national and multinational companies.
IIITH Living Lab: Where Theory Meets Practice
Outstanding projects from this program may get access to India’s one-of-a-kind IIITH Living Lab, a user-centered, iterative, open-innovation ecosystem. The Living Lab enables expertise in IoT for research and deployment, generates data for research, and provides a test bench for IoT based implementations. It is a live setup of a building, campus or facility that gets used for its intended purposes along with being a ‘living’ test bed for research and innovation. All data coming from the Living Lab is used to develop or validate new solutions and can be tested in the same live setup.
This program provides a unique opportunity for select participants to put their learning to the test in a live setting, thus enhancing the practical outcomes. They can use the Living Lab to test and deploy their projects, prepare product pitches to angel investors, and assess the product-market fit of their MVP.
IIIT Hyderabad brings an impressive faculty group bearing academic accreditation from premier institutions around the world
M.E, Anna University, Guindy
Prof. Ramesh looks over Co-innovations at IIIT Hyderabad. He has previously worked as an IT professional for more than two decades mainly, in the areas of R&D - Technology Products and Innovation Leadership. His research interests include Software Engineering, Innovation Leadership and Entrepreneurship.
Ph.D., Aalto University, Finland
Assistant Professor and Coordinator - Center of Excellence on IoT for Smart Cities at IIIT Hyderabad. He is a representative of IIITH to the Telecommunication Standards Development Society of India (TSDSI). His research interests include Next Generation Wireless Communication Systems: 5G and Beyond, IoT and Cognitive Radios.
Ph.D., NUS, Singapore
Assistant Professor at Computer Systems Group, IIIT Hyderabad. Before joining IIIT Hyderabad, he worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in premier universities across USA, Germany and Denmark. His research interests include Scalable Design and Performance Analysis of Edge-based IoT systems, Analysis and Scheduling of Real-Time Distributed Systems/Cyber-Physical Systems and Fault Tolerant System Design.
Ph.D., IIT Delhi
Professor and Head of Center for IT in Building Science at IIIT Hyderabad. His research interests include Task Control of Lighting, Heating and Air-conditioning, Smart Occupancy Sensors, Smart homes and Cool Roofs.
Ph.D., KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Assistant Professor at Center for VLSI and Embedded Systems Technologies. Before switching his career to academics, he has worked with leading companies like PwC and Analog Devices. He also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University between 2017 - 2018. His research interests include Flexible & Stretchable Electronics, IoT, Smart City Research and LoRaWAN Devices.
Note: While an applicant can choose to enrol for only Part 1 and exit after that with advanced certification, we strongly encourage completion of both parts to build a deeper expertise in the subject.
Education: B.E./B.Tech or equivalent degree.
Professional Experience: Tech professionals with basic programming experience and an interest in IoT and hardware automation
Exceptional Fresh Graduates: Aspiring to start their tech career in IoT. Applicants will have to appear for a selection test as part of the enrollment process. Only limited seats available.
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The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a mainstream disruptive technology. McKinsey predicts IoT will have an economic impact between $4 trillion and $11 trillion by 2025.
For several companies, investing in connected technologies like IoT has become a necessity for survival and business continuity. IoT is already disrupting both the consumer (retail, healthcare, and services) and industrial sectors (transportation, water, oil and gas, agriculture, and manufacturing). Increased focus on remote-based monitoring of the workforce, growing adoption of innovative payment technologies, and rising demand for wearable devices are driving IoT’s market growth.
To successfully manage and navigate such disruptions, companies need professionals with deep IoT expertise in massive numbers. Hence gaining a firm understanding of IoT computing is more relevant today than ever.
As connected devices rapidly proliferate industries worldwide, the IoT space is witnessing significant growth. It is predicted that there will be 41 Billion IoT devices by 2027 (Business Insider). According to International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide spending on software and hardware around IoT will see a growth from $726 billion in 2019 to $1.1 trillion in 2023. The total spending on consumer and industrial IoT technology is expected to pass $1 trillion by 2022 (IDC).
However, there is a severe shortage of professionals with the right expertise to manage and execute IoT projects. Research (Immersat) shows that around 47% of organizations do not possess the right IoT skills and therefore outsource everything. Gartner predicts that 75% of IoT projects take twice as long because of the IoT talent shortage. This is creating massive opportunities for companies, entrepreneurs, and professionals in the IoT space. IoT has the potential to create 10-15 million jobs (The ET) in India alone.
Hence this is the right time for tech professionals to invest in building expertise in IoT technology.
With IoT capabilities, tech professionals can explore several roles including
The 9 months PG Certificate Program in IoT and Smart Analytics by IIIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint enables tech professionals and select fresh graduates to build relevant IoT expertise and tap into promising career opportunities. The program will not only help you Understand but also enable you to Apply, Analyse and Evaluate your learnings, thereby building deep expertise in the field.