University of Mysore launches ‘Google Cloud Centre of Excellence’

Mysru, July 25, 2021 ( The University of Mysore recently celebrated its centennial, marking 100 years of excellence in research and education. As we move forward, it is clearly visible that the global career landscape is changing, technology and data are reshaping our world and how we interact with one another; this explosion of information is opening new opportunities for study and application.

With his commitment to excellence in education and passion to make a difference to students’ learning, the current Vice Chancellor Prof G Hemanth Kumar has been leading transformative changes at the University. One such initiative is to transform the career support services provided to students; alumni of the University and its 220 affiliate colleges and to better equip them for jobs of the future or to start their own venture. As a step towards this, University of Mysore has entered into a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to give its students a head start A Google Cloud Centre of Excellence will be established in the University to provide students with access to technology and services to learn more about Google Cloud. This Centre of Excellence will run two flagship programs titled Google Cloud Career Readiness and Google Cloud Computing Foundations.
To prepare students for cloud careers in business and technical domains related to cloud infrastructure, application development, big data, and machine learning, the Google Cloud Career Readiness program offers the following tracks:
• Associate Cloud Engineer track: This track is ideal for students aspiring to launch careers in engineering and management roles related to cloud infrastructure, cloud-native application development, and data engineering.
• Data Analyst track: This track is ideal for students keen on pursuing careers in data analytics, business intelligence, and management.
The Google Cloud Computing Foundations curriculum introduces students to the breadth of cloud technology with concepts, hands-on labs, assessments, and a capstone project on topics ranging from cloud infrastructure, application development, big data, and machine learning