Galvanize tackles the software engineering skills gap

DENVER – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Over the next five years, 80 percent of all employers will seek to digitize quickly, with 50 percent of all workers in need of immediate skills upgrading, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2020 report on future of employment.

To provide a simpler and more affordable way to close these skills gaps, Galvanize – the leading national provider of software engineering and data science training and a subsidiary of Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) – is expanding its program. Professional Development Hack Reactor. courses for professional software engineers that go far beyond the basics of industry and develop fundamental skills in a real-world context.

According to Future of Jobs Report, the most competitive companies will be those that choose to develop their current employees. In addition to staying on top of current technology, top business development priorities consistently include critical thinking, analysis, and problem solving.

However, where there is a lack of scalable and external career-oriented training opportunities for professional software engineers, Galvanize’s new courses offer a solution for leadership and career growth. These courses aim to introduce advanced software engineering and computer skills without requiring employees to take a career break and re-enroll in a traditional degree program.

More than half of all US companies offer tuition reimbursement as a benefit to employees, and by offering short courses at low cost, Hack Reactor’s professional development courses give students a quick and easy way to fill their skills gaps. Employers take note. To date, two-thirds of Hack Reactor professional development students have been reimbursed by their employer, including major Fortune 500 companies.

“We are delighted to see managers supporting the continuing education of their employees,” said Mike Rudinsky, vice president of professional development products at Galvanize. “We are convinced that their investment will help develop the enlightened leadership of their teams. ”

The courses offered include:

Galvanize makes it easy for employees to attend classes by offering live sessions twice a week and recording all classes, giving students flexibility if deadlines arise at work. Professional development courses last 4-6 weeks and are delivered part-time, offering evening classes to fit the schedule of working students.

To learn more about Galvanize and to register for one of its Hack Reactor professional development courses, please visit

About galvanizing

Galvanize is a tech learning community with eight physical campuses across the United States where innovative startups, aspiring students, and large corporations benefit from a vibrant and unique tech ecosystem. Galvanize is an industry leader in technology education, offering immersive Data Science and Hack Reactor Software Engineering bootcamps that propel careers and help individuals thrive in the digital economy. In addition to its physical campuses, Galvanize offers full-time and part-time immersive bootcamps to remote individuals, and tailor-made workforce training to corporate clients to meet each of their unique needs. With more than 8,000 graduates, Galvanize alumni have continued to contribute their talents to more than 2,250 companies. Galvanize is a subsidiary of Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of innovative and high-quality blended and online education solutions, programs and programs for students, schools and businesses. primary, secondary and post-secondary institutions. Learn more at

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