In recent times, online learning has become the new normal and people are more interested in learning new skills through online platforms.
These online platforms make it easy for students to learn new skills effectively. They are flexible and more accessible to a wide range of society and thus have seen a huge growth in the past few years. As per recent research, the eLearning market is climbing to $325 Billion by the year 2025.
The major role in the online learning industry is played by online platforms that provide a variety of courses. Be it Marketing, Finance, Business, the students can enroll in the courses and start learning right from their bedroom.
In this brand story, we will be looking at the story of one such popular platform, Intellipaat, providing professional training courses and certifications.
💡 Intellipaat combines a unique approach to the ideation and creation of the course content. It then collaborates with SMEs for training. Further, it offers its learners lifelong support and lifetime access to the course materials.
Intellipaat, as a startup, has quickly established itself as one of the trailblazers when it comes to the highly competitive field of e-learning and developing courses in collaboration with multinational IT giants such as IBM, Microsoft, etc.
‘We believe that everyone has the right to quality education, so we strive to provide quality training at the lowest cost.’
The platform has over 150 technical training courses, including Data Science, Big Data, Hadoop, Cloud Computing to name a few. To date, Intellipaat’s subject matter experts have successfully trained more than 600,000 freshers and professionals alike.
The training courses provided by Intellipaat are not only comprehensive but also, effectively fill the gaps in the skills demanded by the job market. The trainers are highly skilled and experts in their own right with 20+ years of experience in the industry, which makes them highly capable trainers.
Intellipaat’s Mission And Vision
Intellipaat started from a passion to give something back to society. They believe in changing the education culture to be reflective of an open-source collaborative environment. Hence, the effort made towards providing quality training at a competitive cost is an effort made towards the democratization of the education sector.
💡 Quality, not volume—this is what separates Intellipaat from others.
🏷️ Their Tagline: Educate needy professionals
About The Founder And Their Team
Diwakar Chittora – CEO, Intellipaat
A true visionary, tech-enthusiast, and strategist, Diwakar Chittora is a jack of all trades. Hailing from Jaipur, he started his professional journey in Bangalore. Prior to Intellipaat, he has worked at Wipro and has experience working with Fortune 500 companies—Mercedes Benz Research, Amex, etc.
His knack for compiling all technical fields like Cloud, Big Data, Data Science, etc. to come up with hands-on training solutions has tremendously added value to the growing corporate needs for certified resources.
He has kept Intellipaat up to date with all the technological advancements and this has helped him consistently stay on top of his game. He is known for his incredible job of collating course lines and leading Intellipaat’s technical and marketing initiatives.
Shilpi Jain – Director, Intellipaat
With 15 years of IT experience in her bag, Shilpi Jain has worked at IBM, Microsoft, and Nelson Mobile before her journey with Intellipaat. Right from 2011 when Intellipaat just started, Shilpi Jain has been responsible for its establishment and operations. She is single-handedly responsible for launching and growing many course lines at Intellipaat.
Shilpi is known to inspire and encourage her employees to reach their full potential. A realist with an unwavering personality, she is quite different from Diwakar but shares the same professional wills and goals. She adheres to her motto: ‘We must be the change we want to see in the world.
Intellipaat’s Story and How It All Started
In 2011, when on a search for a Hadoop course in India, led Diwakar Chittora and Shilpi Jain to realize that there were none, they seized this untapped opportunity to start a collaboration with a freelance Hadoop trainer.
At that time, an email sent through LinkedIn surprisingly had 10 positive responses within just 48 hours towards their first Hadoop training endeavor.
Within 3 months of launching their first course, Ericsson, a leading network and telecommunications company was willing to train its employees on Hadoop. Intellipaat seized its first opportunity to train 200 employees. This proved to be a key milestone that revolutionized e-learning.
📊 Major Challenges Faced During The Initial Stage: To make people understand that online education can replace the traditional classroom learning experience
🏆 Their Growth: Since its inception, Intellipaat as a company has become a pioneer in developing courses in collaboration with IT moguls such as IBM, Microsoft, etc., and rendering 150+ technical training courses, including Hadoop, Big Data, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Salesforce, and more! To date, Intellipaat has trained more than 600,000 happy learners. It has established itself in the highly competitive field of e-learning.
How Intellipaat As a Platform Works?
Each and every course content is a result of careful ideation and creation by industry experts who have been in the industry enough to know what skills are essential and crucial. The objective is to ensure that learners find their strengths and are handed the course materials, tutorials, videos, and other paraphernalia to resolve their weaknesses.
The SMEs then start their training process on the LMS. The courses are both instructor-led and self-paced. The LMS not only makes it convenient for students to conveniently attend their classes from anywhere in the world but it is also possible for them to view the recorded version of a lesson should they happen to miss a session.
The trainers are easily approachable and learners can access the 24/7 learning support to clarify any questions they might have. The courses come with lifelong support as well as lifetime access to the course materials and their upgrades.
Learners can also look forward to the career support and job assistance offered by Intellipaat after a course is over. Mock interview sessions and resume building are a few of the key features of Intellipaat’s courses to help students and professionals land lucrative jobs in top MNCs.
“At Intellipaat, we focus on what, why, who, and how. With an excellent line of courses, a learner walks away with a smile and a deeper understanding of the concepts.” – Diwakar Chittora – CEO, Intellipaat
What Is Their Business Model?
Intellipaat combines a unique approach to the ideation and creation of the course content. It then collaborates with SMEs for training. Further, it offers its learners lifelong support and lifetime access to the course materials.
💰 Revenue Generation: By Providing courses to professionals, they need to pay the fees for the courses.
💰 Intellipaat’s Funding: The business is currently working on a bootstrapped model.
💡 Future Plans: To democratize education and provide world-class quality education to professionals across the globe and help them to grow professionally.
🏆 Major Competitors: The major competitors are Simplilearn and Udacity
Frequently Asked Questions About Intellipaat
What is Intellipaat?
Intellipaat is an online learning platform that provides professional training courses and certifications. To date, Intellipaat has trained more than 600,000 happy learners and has established itself in the highly competitive field of e-learning.
Who is the Founder of Intellipaat?
Diwakar Chittora is the Founder and CEO of Intellipaat. Hailing from Jaipur, he started his professional journey in Bangalore. Prior to Intellipaat, he has worked at Wipro and has experience working with Fortune 500 companies—Mercedes Benz Research, Amex, etc.
What All Courses Does Intellipaat Provides?
Intellipaat provides more than 150 technical training courses, including Hadoop, Big Data, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Salesforce, and more.