Genpact, Amrita University join hands to prepare data scientists

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New Delhi | August 31, 2016 4:32 PM

The global business process management company Genpact on Wednesday announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Coimbatore-based Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) for preparing data scientists.

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will become eligible for employment in Genpact's analytics practice. (Source: Website)Upon successful completion of this programme, students will become eligible for employment in Genpact’s analytics practice. (Source: Website)

The global business process management company Genpact on Wednesday announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Coimbatore-based Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) for preparing data scientists.

Aimed to develop industry-oriented knowledge and skills in analytics through guest lectures and workshops, the collaboration will help students gain thorough knowledge and exposure to real business challenges.

“The partnership will help us build a sustainable talent pool in niche analytics areas. We envision helping young professionals build a deeper appreciation of analytical tools and their application in an increasingly data-driven and technologically-connected world,” said Sudhanshu Singh, COO, Analytics and Research, Genpact, in a statement.

Besides working with experts on solutions to analytics business challenges, students will also get periodic opportunities to visit Genpact offices for gaining exposure to industry work environment and typical deliverables.

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will become eligible for employment in Genpact’s analytics practice.

“Amrita University is happy to partner with Genpact to help students develop skills in analytics and making them market-ready by providing industry-oriented knowledge,” added P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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