Mercedes-Benz India and MBRDI launch state-of-the-art EV course at RV College of Engineering
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) has partnered with Mercedes-Benz India to introduce the brand new EV module in the Advanced Diploma Automotive Diploma (ADAM) course offered at RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru. MBRDI has also contributed a hi-tech EV Lab to upskill the talent pool in the country and help the industry move towards electric mobility.
Driven by the idea of delivering world-class training, and an opportunity for experiential learning using state-of-the-art technology, Manu Saleh, MD & CEO of MBRDI; Shekhar Bhide, Vice President, Customer Service & Corporate Affairs, Mercedes-Benz India; Dr. MP Shyam, Chairman, RSST and Dr. KN Subramanya, Principal, RVCE Bengaluru launched the one year advanced comprehensive module and inaugurated the first of its kind EV Lab in the campus.
Manu Saleh, MD & CEO, MBRDI, said, “The Indian automotive industry is rapidly shifting from conventional vehicles to electric vehicles. This transformation is anticipated to be accompanied by considerable changes in technology, manufacturing methods and consumption patterns. A sustainable and attractive A strong and future-ready workforce is critical for establishing an EV environment.
He added, “Through this advanced program and with access to an EV lab, we aim to provide a comprehensive and experiential learning environment with the hope of empowering and inspiring students to learn and innovate for a future of smart and sustainable mobility. Looking forward to providing you the opportunity. ,
Manu Saleh of MBRDI: “To establish a sustainable and attractive EV environment, a strong and future-ready workforce is critical.”
Providing global standard knowledge on EVs
The EV module will be a part of the 12-month Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics (ADAM) course, a first-of-its-kind public-private collaborative effort aimed at providing a holistic understanding of the latest state-of-the-art EVs. technologies, at par with global industry standards. The all new EV Lab is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and simulation dynamics of EVs to provide live demonstrations and training to build the talent pool and support the ecosystem.
Shekhar Bhide, Vice-President, Customer Services & Corporate Affairs, Mercedes-Benz India said, “Electric is the future, and it is imperative that we lead the way with upskilling and re-skilling initiatives for our talent pool, so that they can compete in the industry. Get ready for. and build a strong e-mobility ecosystem. The newly enhanced EV module of the ADAM curriculum leverages Mercedes-Benz’s global expertise to provide world-class training to our young generation who aspire for an automotive career The current academic curriculum needs to keep pace with the rapid transition and emerging needs of the Indian EV industry. With the introduction of advanced EV modules, we are addressing this specific need to support the transition to e-mobility. have been
Bhide further added, “Our continued association with RVCE, Bengaluru is a testament to our commitment to foster a culture of diversity that provides equal opportunities to young aspirants to excel in the field of automotive mechatronics. We are confident that the introduction of advanced EV modules jointly with MBRDI will be beneficial, given that their skills will be in high demand for the emerging requirements of the automotive industry.
Automotive mechatronics is a lifecycle activity that involves the multidisciplinary integration of automotive mechanical and electronic systems. This unique course provides vocational competencies that enable students to learn modern automotive technology and make them skilled personnel in the global market.
Dr. MP Shyam, Chairman, RSST said, “We are glad that the first Advanced EV Module in ADAM curriculum has been introduced at RVCE. As the automotive industry is witnessing a demand for EV-trained workforce, this module will provide a competitive edge to our students and create good career opportunities. Since its inception in 2018, the ADAM course at RVCE has found unparalleled success among the students of our institute, who are aspiring to pursue a career in the automobile industry. The hands-on, hands-on training experience has proved to be a boon to their learning as well as job prospects.
Launched in 2006, ADAM curriculum is an initiative by Mercedes-Benz which is running successfully in nine technical institutes in different cities across the country. It provides an advanced level of systems awareness in the vehicle, the HV system and its measurement, as well as practical insight into personal and vehicle safety. This initiative has shown 100% results and employment potential since its inception. Till date, over 1,200 students have benefited from the ADAM curriculum, many of whom have gone on to successful industry placements.