Classroom education is important for learning new technologies, but when it comes to learning a complex field like mainframe technology, there’s no replacement for the value of on-the-job training. With its Mainframer in Training (MIT) program, U.K.-based service provider RSM Partners aims to add structure to this process, addressing the industry’s skills gap by developing future mainframe specialists from the ground up.
The MIT program – not to be confused with the U.S. university – offers comprehensive, multi-year training. The objective is to develop its trainees into professionals who not only have a well-rounded set of skills in mainframe technologies, but also have the requisite specialist knowledge and soft skills needed to become service consultants.
Read on for more information from program organizer Jennie Holpin.