IBM has successfully delivered its third phase of EDU-SAT satellite based education programme comprising of over 100 hours of live lectures transmitted to over 120 Schools in Karnataka (India).
IBM has organised these lectures in cooperation with Viswesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum (VTU). Around 15000 engineering students attended these lectures. The course module, easily adaptable and integrated into ongoing lectures, covered technologies and skills such as System Z, Java, Web 2.0, Eclipse, Cell Architecture, SOA, High Performance Computing, Linux, DB2, Autonomic Computing, Rational, AIX, and Enterprise Applications. The programme was an effort to enhance the technical knowledge and skills of post-graduate university students, giving them the market-driven knowledge that better positions them for jobs in the ICT market.