Professional digital-skills training company Simplilearn today announced the launch of a new course category –Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Revolutionizing businesses and quickly becoming one of the quintessential technologies changing the face of IT, RPA accelerates digital transformation, automating manual, repetitive tasks, giving back time to professionals to achieve their true potential. To help professionals stay relevant in the digital age, Simplilearn will be offering three courses ranging from foundation to practitioner levels: Introduction to Robotic Process Automation (RPA), the RPA using UiPath Training Course, and the Automation Anywhere Certified Advanced RPA Professional Training Course.
Simplilearn has partnered with Automation Anywhere, the leader in RPA, to deliver the Automation Anywhere certification course. The partnership will provide access to official Automation Anywhere content with co-created real industry projects and certifications from the market leader.
Commenting on the launch of the new course category, Simplilearn’s Chief Product Officer, Anand Narayan, said “We see a huge opportunity as RPA is changing the future of industries. There will be an increased need for professionals who have the skillset to design, build, manage and analyze how RPA fits into their business strategies. Through our association with Automation Anywhere, we aim to a step ahead in preparing the future IT workforce with relevant skillsets.”
As per the Grand View Research, the global market for RPA is expected to grow at a CAGR of 31.1 percent and the market size is projected to reach $3.11 billion by 2025. Industries such as BFSI, retail, telecom/IT, BPO, healthcare and manufacturing have seen an increase in adoption of RPA owing to the increase in efficiencies, time-sensitivity and automation of mundane tasks. Responding to this overwhelming requirement and assessing the skill gap currently prevalent, Simplilearn collaborated with Automation Anywhere to launch the advanced curriculum in Robotic process automation.
“As more organizations adopt RPA to automate business processes, it is important to build domain expertise using the latest technology,” said Arvind Thothadri, Vice President – Global Training and Certification, Automation Anywhere. “Automation Anywhere University transfers RPA knowledge and skills to professionals worldwide to help them thrive in this new workforce. We are happy to partner with Simplilearn to offer these valuable training courses to prepare the next generation of successful business leaders for the new era of global work.”
The course caters to the upskilling needs of IT Professionals between the mid-management (program/project managers) and the CXO levels, across development, business, operations and support roles, including solution architects, software developers, business analysts, RPA infrastructure administrators, customer support specialists, sales engineers and system administrators. After completing the course, the learner would be qualified as an Automation Anywhere certified RPA professional.