TalentSprint and Chaitanya Education Group get serious about In-Campus Skill Development
Fri, Mar 30, 2012
1000 students to be prepared for industry in a first-of-a-kind initiative
TalentSprint, a pioneer in creating high performance professionals for the global IT and BFSI industry, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chaitanya Education Group, a provider of quality from education all the way from KG to PG. J.A. Chowdary, Executive Chairman, TalentSprint and Dr. Santanu Paul, Managing Director and CEO, TalentSprint signed the MOU with Mr. Sasi Kiran Varma, MD, Chaitanya Education Group and Mr. Ramana Sarpella, Vice President of Technology & Consultancy Services, Chaitanya Education Group.
TalentSprint will provide a full suite of employability related courses on Software Testing, Software Engineering, Aptitude Test Preparation and Business Communication Skills to students at the Chaitanya Education Group of Colleges. The classes will be delivered in blended learning mode, leveraging iPEARL, its Virtual Classroom technology. Best of breed, industry experienced faculty will be training more than 1,000 students at Chaitanya Education Group’s seven engineering colleges in Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Amalapuram and Bhimavaram.
JA Chowdary, Executive Chairman, TalentSprint quoted, “We are delighted to be associated with Chaitanya Education Group. The high standards of academic education at Chaitanya combined with our experiential industry-centric skilling will help students gain cutting edge experience. This partnership reaffirms our commitment towards bringing employability focused courses to students while they are in college.”
Mr. Sasi Kiran Varma, MD at Chaitanya Education Group, while addressing the media said, “This is a first of its kind initiative from TalentSprint and Chaitanya Education Group. It will help our student community get the industry centric skills they need which will augment their academic education.”
Dr. Santanu Paul, Managing Director & CEO, TalentSprint said, “Our PLC program, designed to provide industry-centric skill development to students while they are in college, will target 1,000 students in the first year. We look forward to this mutually beneficial collaboration with Chaitanya Education Group”.
Speaking to the media at the MOU signing, Mr. Ramana Sarpella, Vice President of Technology & Consultancy Services, Chaitanya Education Group stated, “Initiatives such as this are the need of the hour, especially in Tier II Cities and rural areas. Given the skill gap that exists between what IT companies want versus what they have to settle for, this will definitely provide the much needed quality infusion into the system.”
TalentSprint (www.talentsprint.com) is a leader in creating high performance professionals for the global industry through fast-track transformations. Focused on BFSI and IT sectors, TalentSprint has developed experiential learning programs that are based on industry-designed curriculum and are backed by national or international certifications. Taught by seasoned professionals with deep domain expertise and years of industry experience, the courses are focused on professional education and practical learning that are directly applicable in the workplace.
About Chaitanya Education Group
Chaitanya Education Group owes its intent, inspiration and success to its Founder-Chairman - Dr. K. V. V. Satyanarayana Raju. Hailing from a family of agricultural background, he became double graduate in Arts and Education to work for the cause of education. It is his firm conviction that education is the essential foundation to build a strong and self-reliant nation that has fired his zeal to set up the Chaitanya Education Group. In the pursuit of his avowed mission unto building a knowledgeable nation, he has propelled Chaitanya Education Group to great heights and glory. That Chaitanya has become synonymous with quality education at every level from KG to PG literally - is due to his unstinted commitment and unremitting efforts. Under his able stewardship, Chaitanya Education Group forges ahead fully charged to scale greater heights to win greater glories.