Helps equip learners with a rich content repository free of cost
Bengaluru, India – June 27, 2023
Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Skillsoft, a leading provider of transformative learning experiences, to revamp education and learning for students from class 6 to lifelong learners in India. Infosys will provide learners, free of cost, access to a rich repository of Skillsoft learning content designed to build technology, leadership and business, and behavioral skills through Infosys Springboard.
Aimed at creating learning and employment avenues for school students, graduates, and lifelong learners, this collaboration will democratize learning for eager minds and prepare them to be future-ready. The content ranges from Skillsoft’s basic to advanced level courses covering topics such as digital transformation, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), data science, cloud, cybersecurity, and effective communication and presentation. To cater to beneficiaries in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, all content will be augmented with commentaries in multiple Indian regional languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil and in some international languages, enabling beneficiaries across the globe to transcend linguistic barriers.
“Infosys’ collaboration with Skillsoft strongly aligns with the company’s vision to democratize quality learning for lifelong learners. This collaboration, aided by commentaries in Indian regional language and international language subtitles, will transcend geographical boundaries and offer solid learning opportunities to learners across the world,” said, Thirumala Arohi, Senior Vice President and Head – Education, Training and Assessment – Infosys.
“Like Infosys, Skillsoft is passionate about democratizing learning and providing access to upskilling and reskilling opportunities,” said, Apratim Purakayastha, Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Skillsoft. “Our collaboration with Infosys will give young learners access to quality content that will help them build mission-critical leadership and technology skills needed for success in the 21st century.”
In line with its ESG Vision 2030, Infosys aims to enable digital skills at scale and empower over 10 million people in India by 2025 through the Infosys Springboard program. Infosys Springboard continues to expand its reach to learners by growing its thriving community to more than 5.5 million registered users in India, since its launch.
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Over 300,000 of our people work to amplify human potential and create the next opportunity for people, businesses and communities. We enable clients in more than 56 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer clients, as they navigate their digital transformation powered by the cloud. We enable them with an AI-powered core, empower the business with agile digital at scale and drive continuous improvement with always-on learning through the transfer of digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem. We are deeply committed to being a well-governed, environmentally sustainable organization where diverse talent thrives in an inclusive workplace.
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