Schiller Institute of Business Technology seeks to turn Madrid into a ‘hub’ for technology education

Schiller International University and IBM have joined forces to create in Madrid the Schiller Institute of Business Technology (SIBT), a training center that was created with the aim of becoming an educational reference in the field of technology applied to business in Spain.

The SIBT has been presented this Thursday at the event ‘Business Technology, solutions to change the world’, at the IBM Client Center in Madrid, with the presence of the Councilor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Madrid City Council, Ángel Niño; the CEO of Schiller International University, Marta Muñiz; and the Vice President of Technology for IBM Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel, Javier Valencia.

The Schiller International University board has highlighted the campus headquarters. “This new Business Technology education hub from Schiller and IBM, reinforces the attractiveness that Madrid, in particular, and Spain, in general, already have as headquarters for entrepreneurs and technology startups in Europe“.

“At IBM we are aware of the need for companies to have profiles with knowledge and experience in technology, but also with a multidisciplinary and humanistic perspective that allows them use that knowledge to solve real problems in an environment that is constantly changing. This alliance with SIBT allows us to incorporate all our knowledge in technology and transformation into their programs “, explained the IBM executive.

The Madrid councilor agrees with Valencia, who has highlighted “the importance of having training programs and learning spaces that allow develop the disruptive technologies of the present and the future“and he stressed that an educational center like the SIBT will allow” to enhance the talent of the next generations and transfer specific and very useful knowledge. ”

TRAINING APPLIED TO BUSINESS IN SPAIN

Schiller Institute of Business Technology in partnership with IBM was born to cover the need for workers trained in new technologies. To do this, from January 2022 will offer programs training in digital transformation, artificial intelligence, disruptive technologies for business, cybersecurity and data analysis.

The programs are adapted to all types of profiles, whether they are technicians, managers, active professionals or students without work experience who want to prepare to face the new work context.

Programs will be taught initially at the Schiller International University campus in Madrid With the aim that, as of the academic year 2022/23, they will also be available on the university’s campuses in Paris (France), Heidelberg (Germany) and Tampa, Florida (United States).

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