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KnowledgeHut upGrad slashes prices, offers free programs to improve employability

  1. More than 110+ key self-learning courses across KnowledgeHut platform up for grabs

  2. Up to 50% off on key learning programs and boot camps

Understanding the critical needs of the current talent market, KnowledgeHut upGrad, one of the world’s leading technology skilling providers and part of upGrad, Asia’s largest higher edtech company, has announced a massive flash sale to further accelerate upskilling and reskilling and enhance employability of employees and job seekers. As part of the sale, the edtech company will be offering its 110+ online self-learning courses for free along with the live-virtual classes that will be available with up to 50% discount.

In addition, KnowledgeHut is rolling out a slew of free live masterclasses for critical programs such as Full Stack Development, Data Science and Project Management among others. These programs come with job support where KnowledgeHut empowers learners with 360 degree immersive learning experience including interview prep and training, resume builder and support with building portfolio on platforms like GitHub and LinkedIn.

As per a report by Amazon Web Services, India will need 9X more professionals with digital skills by 2025. The recent G20 Summit also highlighted digital upskilling and reskilling as a global priority. Incidentally, taking cognizance of the need for skills of the future, the Union Budget 2023-24 announced the launch of AI excellence centres, along with unified skilling platforms. As the Indian economy continues to grow and the number of digital services and opportunities increases, digital literacy is becoming a crucial skillset, especially when it comes to access new employment opportunities.

Sharing his comments, Mr. Subramanyam Reddy, CEO and Founder, KnowledgeHut upGrad, said, “Today, the employment ecosystem is undergoing massive disruption and becoming more competitive. Even the ongoing tech turmoil and the ongoing recession is expected to change the course of jobs in the future. However, this does not mean that there is a shortage of opportunity in the workforce. Besides, working professionals or job seekers who are highly skilled pertaining to the respective domain are in high demand. To enable professionals to be market ready, integrated upskilling is the need of the hour. Our aim behind this initiative is to create more awareness about tech skilling courses and provide users with a hands-on experience of evolved learning platforms.”

We are also aware that many early career professionals, face financial and time constraints when it comes to upskilling. This is our effort to make online education more accessible to everyone. We believe that online education and certification courses are the future of higher learning. Our courses are designed with outcomes in focus, so as to help people become recession-proof and achieve their career goals”, added Mr Reddy.

Through this limited time sale, learners can get skilled, upskilled or reskilled in certification programs like Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Project Management Professional, Product Owner/Product Manager, as well as individual courses like JavaScript, AI/ML, Data Engineering.

KnowledgeHut has been running similar sales since the pandemic hit in 2020 with the aim to ensure that those affected by the economic challenges are able to find gainful employment, especially in tech. The edtech platform is giving professionals the opportunity to save money while gaining valuable skills and knowledge. The sale is likely to remain open till the end of the month.

About KnowledgeHut upGrad:

KnowledgeHut UpGrad is a global ed-tech platform, equipping the world’s workforce with the skills of the future via outcome-based immersive learning. A trusted skills transformation partner to over 250,000 professionals and 1200+ enterprises in over 100 countries, that organizations and individuals count on to innovate faster and create progress. Leveraging a state-of-the-art immersive learning experience platform, UGKH is disrupting the way tech is learned and empowering enterprises with scalable tech-driven solutions to align role-based skill requirements with desired business outcomes. Whether you’re looking to develop capabilities in Software Development, IT Service Management, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning / AI, or Data Science, upGrad KnowledgeHut is your learning partner of choice.

About upGrad:

upGrad started in 2015, is a pioneer in the online education revolution, focused on powering career success for a global workforce of over 1.3 billion. It is one of the few Integrated Lifelong Learning Tech Companies in the world – spanning the college learner to the working professional from the age group of 18-50 years and across Undergrad courses, Campus and Job-Linked Programs, Studying Abroad, Short-form to Executive programs to Degrees, Masters, and Doctorate – with a learner base of over 2 million across 100 countries, and over 300 University partners and a robust Enterprise business with a client base of 1000 companies worldwide.

upGrad’s Global Learning Engine rests on four pillars: (a) its large repository of original & owned content and IP (b) its own best-in-class proprietary tech platform (c) its high-touch human-led delivery service backed by coaches and mentors (d) an 85% course completion track record, backed by a further 80% career outcomes guaranteed performance. 

Already termed Asia’s higher EdTech leader, it has offices in the UK, US, Middle East, India, Singapore & Vietnam, and a presence in many more countries.


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