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Simplilearn sees huge demand from professionals to upgrade skills

The edtech firm is doubling down on global expansion in markets such as the Middle East, Africa and the Far East, and expects to cross Rs 500 crore revenues in FY2020-21

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Simplilearn | EdTech | Online education

Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru 



Krishna Kumar, founder and CEO, Simplilearn
Krishna Kumar, founder and CEO, Simplilearn

At a time when the Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the jobs market and resulted in layoffs, salary freezes and pay cuts, firm is witnessing an increasing demand from professionals to upgrade their skills.

The firm, which provides digital skills training, is “doubling down” on its global expansion, especially in markets such as the Middle East, Africa and the Far East, where it is observing most of the demand for its products and services. The firm said the pandemic had accelerated demand for skills in areas such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data science and cybersecurity.

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First Published: Sun, August 30 2020. 19:45 IST

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