As the industry leader, Arena has taken an initiative towards furthering the cause of multimedia through its recent alliance with the premier Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), which has lead to the launch of B.Sc. in Multimedia. A boon for students choosing to pursue global careers in Multimedia, this is a three-year, 6-semester program, wherein students pursuing Arena’s comprehensive career program, the Arena Multimedia Specialist (AMS) course, can enter into B.Sc. in Multimedia course offered by SMU. Students get a degree from SMU after successful completion of the course plus AMS certification from Arena. This alliance integrates the best of theoretical, technical and practical training, thereby providing a strong foundation in core concepts and application.
Explaining the significance of this alliance, Sudhir Mathur, Senior Vice-President & Head, Global Marketing, Arena Multimedia says, “Being the leading multimedia training provider in Asia, Arena Multimedia continues to expand the horizons of multimedia usage and training. B Sc. in Multimedia from SMU and AMS certification from Arena Multimedia will empower Arena students to achieve the best multimedia careers globally. The alliance provides the students access to the highly researched curriculum by the university, which makes them future proofed and conversant with the latest “Industry relevant” technologies. It offers a perfect blend of conceptual and practical input to students, making them technically well rounded professionals. ”
Ms. Neelu Kapoor, Centre Head said, “Multimedia has been one of the few rare fields that has generated regular employment opportunities. We hope this to continue, as this has been an area where a lot of Outsourced work is being directed to India. Some women have even been able to use this education to successfully work from home.”