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Salesforce: SEED Infotech

SI Edu Team
Monday, December 19, 2016
SI Edu Team
As technology develops at an unprecedented rate so does the needs of the industry such as human resources trained with the expertise of latest technology and thus the best of readily employable resources. Currently, SEED Infotech claims to be one of the best organizations in technology training. Established in 1994, SEED Infotech is one of leading solution providers in information technology training, staffing, products and tools consulting services in both ends of the industry from students, professionals and individuals to corporate clients.

The organization takes pride on being associated with Salesforce and is one of two partners in the country with their trainers being trained directly by Salesforce. "Being associated with Salesforce elevates us to the standard of a quality expertise provider and enhances our belief in the ideology to provide knowledge beyond books, knowledge beyond boundaries," boasts Narendra Barhate, MD & CEO, SEED Infotech.Salesforce Certification communicates expertise. They have various technology certified courses and leaders in customer relationship management tools which is provided on cloud as a software service. They have their own cloud which provides opportunity to create an app and make available through the cloud. It is one of the fastest growing CRM organizations in the world and has a monopoly in the region.

Among the various services SEED provides, each of them are being delivered by certified trainers and the curriculum and teaching methodology plays an equally important role.The course content is in sync with the requirements of corporate customers and offers latest technology training.A unique methodology for teaching and learning is followed, which they call as the collaborative learning process."The latest research in Cognitive Neuro Science has realized that Gurukul form of learning is the best form of learning even better than the classroom based learning," shares Barhate. At 'SEED Classroom' which is referred to as the classroom program of the organization, they allow reading and learning at home, discussions with trainers and group discussions among the peers for the classroom and the trainer not only plays the role of the trainer but also a facilitator. Here a trainer teaches a student and then the student teaches their peers which is believed to affect the learning process miraculously. Also, a concept of Synergogy talks about group learning as beneficial to learning concepts easily. As the training continues 'SEED Employability quotient' involves some unique ideas including some comprehensive tests to gauge their employability.

SEED Infotech has an enviable placement record since its inception. Every year they create over 50,000 new job opportunities through various Mega Job Fests and Pool Campuses across the country and also attend to technology placement drives which occur according to the need for placement. The organization organizes four times a year where30-40 organizations such as HP, Deloitte and many more organizations participate from the industry. SEED's students receive an average salary of Rs. 2.5-3 lakhs p.a. in software development, Rs. 3.5-5.5 lakh p.a. for SAP and Rs. 4.5-6.5 lakh p.a. for Salesforce.

Enhancing placements the organization has built strong associations with reputed organizations from the industry over the years. Global Technology Leaders such as Microsoft, Oracle, RedHat, Salesforce, SAP, HP, Hortonworks, Peoplecert and EC-Council and testing & assessment services through Prometric, Pearson-Vue, Kryterion and many more are undoubtedly their core strengths.

From providing only training services, SEED Infotech has expanded into providing services on software development, software testing, databases, Microsoft and CISCO certification. Also, they have added Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile Computing, Internet of things and many more to their list of services. As far as the need for employability is concerned SEED believes that students require hard, soft and deliverable skills before they look out for employment and knowing technical skills are advantages which brings them great job opportunities.

As Barhate speaks more of the current scenario he adds that they are here to upgrade global technology workforce which is also their mission statement. The company has a geographical reach in South East Asia, Middle East, Europe and the U.S. In last 22 years, 7 lakh students have been made employable by them through 50 centers across the country and the company trains 40000 students every year altogether in centers and college campuses. SEED takes pride in calling themselves the second best training organization in the country.

Recently, they have become an NSDC partner, so they are looking to put growth to Skill India Initiative through this association. Certified by Yashwantrao Chavan Open University, Maharashtra, SEED will be offering U.G and PG courses at seven centers in the immediate future. They also look forward to expanding geographical reach and offering online courses to more people under the three year strategy plan. To mark their name as Leader in technology training in the country SEED has set a journey for a promising delivery of services to youth and professionals connecting dots of employment rate of the nation.

Narendra Barhate, Managing Director & CEO
An M.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Bombay, Barhate has over 35 years of professional career.An entrepreneur, his expert skills and interest include Quantum physics, Neuro Psychology, management classics and many more.

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