Genpact and BITS partner to build talent in the field of analytics

NEW DELHI: Genpact (NYSE: G), a global leader in digitally-powered business process management and services, today announced a partnership with premier technical education university Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) for offering training programs in the field of analytics.

“The emergence of big data, regulatory changes and social media are causing a big shift in the way businesses operate. This partnership is yet another step towards providing learning opportunities in the analytics domain,”said Sidhartha Shishoo, Vice President and People Function leader, Analytics and Research, Genpact.

As part of the collaborative arrangement, BITS will design and operate world-class educational programs for Genpact. These programs will lead to specific degrees awarded jointly by Genpact and BITS through its Work Integrated Learning Programs and will be equivalent to the corresponding degrees awarded by BITS.

Leveraging Genpact’s broad suite of analytics solutions and rich experience of serving multiple industries globally, the customized proprietary training programs will enable employees to get a better understanding of the tools and techniques, synergize theory with practice on a sustained basis, and learn about the latest business applications and industry trends.

“This will help young professionals build a deeper appreciation of analytical tools and their application in an increasingly data-driven and technologically connected world,” said Sudhanshu Singh, SVP and COO, Analytics and Research, Genpact.

Students from BITS receive opportunities for long-term internships at various Genpact offices every year. Further strengthening the ties, Genpact will extend support in planning, organizing and implementing the Practice School program of BITS, which allows its students to apply the knowledge acquired in the classroom to the real-work environment at Genpact under the supervision of BITS faculty.

“This collaboration will open new vistas of industry relevant continuing education for employees of Genpact and also provide rich experiential learning opportunities to the BITS students,” said Professor G. Sundar, Director Off-Campus Programs and Industry Engagement, BITS.

In addition to this, Genpact and BITS intend to build a broader learning platform for analytics, which includes capability development and innovation in the analytics domain as well as incubation of new ideas and joint research for a larger ecosystem around data-enabled decision-making.

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