Partner with colleges and universities to drive open standards
Better educate millions of students for a more competitive IT workforce
Goals: The IBM Academic Initiative is an innovative program to partner with colleges and universities worldwide.
Access to leading-edge, open standards-based technology
Access to world-class curriculum
Ongoing faculty skills development
Increase in student placement
Potential partnerships with IBM customers and Business Partners
The Academic Initiative provides a broad range of offerings and benefits to faculties, including the latest technologies in open source and IBM software, hardware, course materials, training, technical support, and other resources.
Academic faculty for teaching and non-commercial research purposes
IBM certification workshops & training sessions for students and faculties
27 24 States covered 13737 11483 Teams Registered TGMC 2008 TGMC 2007
Technologies, Products & Certifications Application Servers Transaction Processing Business Integration Service Oriented Architecture Data Management Data Management Content Management Business Intelligence Social Networking & Collaboration IT Service Management IT Lifecycle Management & Governance eMail, Messaging Portal Technology Social Software Security Management Storage Management System Management Process & Portfolio Management Change & Release Management Architecture Management WebSphere Information Management Lotus Tivoli Rational ibm.com/certify
AI Workshops (partial list) Lotus Forms 3.5 Lotus Forms (2 days) SOA with WebSphere Business Modeler Service-Oriented Architecture (1 or 2 days) RSA OOAD with UML (2 Days) ITIL + TSMx + TMx + TPx Tivoli / IT (2 or 3 days) Infrastructure Workshops DB2 9 / SOA / RAD / Forms / TSM Certification trainings (3 Days each) (DB2 9 + RAD 7.5 + WAS 7) / (Lotus Forms + Tivoli CDP) TGMC Workshop (One / Two-day) DB2 9 + Eclipse/RAD + WASCE/WAS Community Edition One/Two day Workshop
Center of Excellence (CoE)
Evolve open standards-based IT skills amidst Academia
Build sustainable model for YOY trainings and update
Provide a venue for Academia to interact with business
KLN College of Engineering,Madurai
National Engineering College,Kovilpatti
Thiagarajar College of Engineering,Madurai
Tamilnadu Swami keshawanand Institute of Technology, Jaipur Rajasthan TRUBA Institute of Technology, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, Panipat Haryana Veer Narmad South Gujrat University, Surat Gujrat
How to become a member Why bother to join? Members get access to a wider range of assets, are eligible for additional discounts and assistance, and build collaborative partnerships with IBM and other institutions in the open source community. Step 1: Register for a universal IBM ID and password. You will use this ID and password each time you want to access the benefits of the Academic Initiative that are only available to program members. You can also use it to access downloads, tutorials, webcasts, and similar resources at other IBM web sites. Step 2: Apply for an Academic Initiative membership. You already have a universal IBM ID and password. Now you just need to complete the membership application and accept the terms of our Program Agreement. This application will provide us with information about you, your institution, and the courses you teach
Only two steps are needed! Becoming a member of the Academic Initiative requires the following two steps. Be sure to complete both of them. Join now
Membership in the IBM Academic Initiative is free and open to individual faculty members of qualified institutions. Membership lasts for one year but you can continually extend it by submitting a renewal form and telling us about your use of IBM software or educational materials. We will contact you twice a year for this information.
Faculty members - Click here to join http://www.ibm.com/academicinitiative So that you can download AI Courseware & software
for a universal IBM ID and password for an Academic Initiative membership Both Steps are compulsory.
Professional certification - ibm.com/certify
Student Opportunity System - ibm.com/university/opportunitysystem
Download IBM Courseware & Software - ibm.com/academicinitiative
Music Programming http://ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/algomusic
Thank you for your interest ! Contact us: Devkant Aggarwal – Manager North ( [email_address] ) Vikas K Manoria – Technical Lead North ( [email_address] ) Paramantapa Dasgupta – Manager South ( [email_address] ) Saravanan Sekar - Technical Lead South ( [email_address] ) Mohammad M Shiddique – Manager Rational Program ( [email_address] )