IBM today announced the launch of an education programme that it said would enable IT professionals and students to come to India and receive IBM certified training here.
To avail of this offer, an individual needs to register for a course from the IBM Power and IBM System Storage Curriculum, the company said in a statement.
All visa formalities, tickets and accommodation requirements are arranged and facilitated by an IBM training partner, it said.
The IT education tourism programme, slated to start next month, is a unique initiative where IBM has partnered with Stratom IT Solutions, India to introduce IT education tourism as a package for global students and IT professionals.
IBM plans to target around 300 participants in India for a minimum of 30 days this year.
As part of the programme, IBM would offer a comprehensive portfolio of technical training and education services for systems designed for individuals, companies and public organisations to acquire, maintain, and optimise their IT skills, the statement added.