NASSCOM, Deakin Varsity Offer Courses for IT-BPM Industry Workforce
NASSCOM FutureSkills and DeakinCo., the corporate division of Deakin University, Australia, have collaborated to offer free courses in communication for skilling, reskilling and upskilling programs in India, to help individuals and organizations prepare for now and future work trends in IT-BPM sector.
The virtual launch was conducted in the presence of His Excellency, A Gitesh Sharma, Indian High Commissioner to Australia and His Excellency, Barry O’Farrell AO, Australian High Commissioner to India, S Ramadorai, Former Vice Chairman, TCS alongside other senior representatives from Deakin University and NASSCOM.
The strategic association aims to facilitate a Skill Development and Continuous Learning Framework by making available DeakinCo. short courses that focus on content, high quality delivery and industry connections, to enable the skilling/re-skilling and up-skilling imperative for the IT-BPM industry and related stakeholders in India.
Under the partnership, DeakinCo. will create the short courses with a focus on the essential skills mandated by emerging technologies coupled with COVID-19 induced lockdown, which have transformed the future of work.
Responding to industry needs, DeakinCo. has developed two short courses focused on communication skills, initially at the foundation level (early careerists) and proficient level (team leaders), for the IT-BPM sector. Delivered completely online and based on a self-paced format, the programs will be available on the FutureSkills platform. Further, as an indication of DeakinCo.’s commitment to this new association with NASSCOM FutureSkills, the courses will be available free of cost for the first six months