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Udacity announces new programmes in robotics, digital marketing

IANS  |  New Delhi 

US-based edutech institution Udacity on Thursday announcement the launch of two new innovative nanodegree programmes in robotics and digital marketing for the students across the globe.

The company also announced a series of partnerships with leading players in various sectors like China's ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing, digital payment platform Paytm, online pharmacy 1mg, Zomato and others.

"Worldwide spending on robotics is set to hit $135.4 billion in 2019. In a scenario like this, we are excited to collaborate with industry leaders as our hiring partners, providing our students an opportunity to fast track their carriers," said Shernaz Daver, Chief Marketing Officer, Udacity International.

Udacity's partnership with Didi Chuxing is to encourage students to build codes for self-driving cars and provide them an opportunity to meet the experts in the industry.

The industry hiring partners for robotics programme include X, Megabots, iRobot, Bosch, Kuka, Lockheed Martin and Uber ATG.

Google, Facebook, Hootsuite, Hubspot, MailChimp and Moz have contributed to develop content for the digital marketing nanodegree programme.



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First Published: Thu, March 09 2017. 13:04 IST