FAQs – Expert Programmes

FAQs – Expert Programmes


Types of Courses

 

Q: “Expert Programmes” (EPs) refer to what types of courses?

Answer:

EPs currently encompass online pure distance learning courses in partnership with Simpilearn, including courses referred to as “Master Programmes” by Simplilearn (which are renamed as “Master Certification Programmes” on our website for clarity) & other online courses. There are currently mainly 2 types of EPs:

(1) Courses in Partnership with Simplilearn, which is Collaborating with Its Partners

(2) Simplilearn’s Courses Collaborating with Professional Bodies

 

Q: How are these 2 types of online courses PTI in partnership with Simplilearn different?

(1)  Online Courses Simplilearn Collaborating with Its Partners, and 

(2) Online Courses Simplilearn Collaborating with Professional Bodies?

Answer:

For (1), the Collaborating Partners of Simplilearn include large cos, such as:

 

 

For (2),  the online courses collaborating between Simplilearn and Professional Bodies usually are in alignment with & may prepare you for professional exam of the Professional Body, e.g.:

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Axelos

Open Group

IASSC
CompTIA
IIBA etc.

 

However, EP course category (2) cover online courses only, the professional exam would require separate enrolment by course participant directly with the Professional Body.

 


Subject Areas

 

Q: What areas are included for courses of Expert Programmes (EPs)?

Answer:

Our EPs currently cover below areas:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Big data
  • Block chain
  • Cloud computing
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital marketing
  • Project management
  • Quality management
  • Sales
  • Technology etc.

 

Please read the online course description carefully before enrolling.

 


Enrolment

 

Q: What are enrolment procedures for EPs?

Answer:

 

(1) Courses in Partnership with Simplilearn, Which Is Collaborating with Its Partners

 

(2) Simplilearn’s Courses Collaborating with Professional Bodies

          (a) Online Course Only (Excluding Professional Qualification Exam)

 

For (1) & (2) (a), for enrolment of online courses only, please click here.

 

          (b) Professional Qualification Exam

For enrolment of professional qualification exam of respective Professional Body,  pls. enrol with the Professional Body directly & separately.

 


Qualifications & Awards

 

Q: What qualification will I get after passing a course of EP?

Answer:

Each course may lead to different certificates & qualifications. Pls. read course description carefully, including award & qualification requirements etc.

 

(1) Courses in Partnership with Simplilearn, Which Is Collaborating with Its Partners

Examples of such Collaborating Partners of Simplilearn:
• IBM
• AWS Learning Partner
• Google Analytics
• Google Ads
• Facebook Blueprint
• Azure learning partner etc.

 

(2) Courses in Partnership with Simplilearn, Which Is Collaborating with Professional Bodies

For Simplilearn’s course content in alignment with professional qualification exams of Professional Bodies, the course may prepare course participants for the respective exam.

However, our course fee does NOT include professional qualification exam fee. Separate enrolment of the professional exam directly with the relevant Professional Body by our course participant is required.

 

Remark:

For both (1) & (2),  depending on the course, & subject to fulfilling relevant course completion criteria / certification requirements of the online course,  different certificates may be issued.
  • •  For some courses, you would be awarded certificate with logos of both Simplilearn and its Collaborating Partners/Professional Body. 
  • •  For other courses, separate certificates may be issued, each issued by Simplilearn and its Collaborating Partner respectively.
  • •  In addition, there are also courses which entitle you to Simplilearn’s certificate only.

 


Assessment

 

Q: What is/are assessment(s) for EPs?

Answer:

For both (1) Courses in Partnership with Simplilearn, Which Is Collaborating with Its Partners, and (2) Courses in Partnership with Simplilearn, Which Is Collaborating with Professional Bodies, assessments may consist of:

  • •  Short quiz at end of each lesson/section, and
  • •  Assignment(s), &/or
  • •  Practice Project(s), &/or
  • •  Business Project(s) etc.

Assessment may differ for each of the online courses. Please read the course description before enrolling.

 


Course Delivery

 

Question: How are the courses of EPs delivered?

Answer:

For both course categories (1) & (2), course delivery includes:

  • •  Pre-recorded online classes – Accessible for 1 year from enrolment date
  • •  Live classes for selected topics held at predetermined date(s) & time
  • •  Access to online lab – Accessible for 1 year from enrolment date

 


Access Period

 

Q: How long is the access period to the EP courses?

Answer:

Online courses (including pre-recorded courses, labs etc.) in partnership with Simplilearn: One year after enrolment date