CIMA Announces Training Partnership With Infosys BPO
Bangalore, India - March 9, 2010: Infosys BPO, the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, today announced a training partnership with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Infosys BPO will adopt and incorporate the CIMA qualification as part of their continuous learning and development program for their supervisory and management team engaged in providing BPO services in the Finance and Accounting function to their clients both outside and in India.
"We are delighted to announce this partnership with Infosys BPO. This partnership is a part of CIMA's endeavor to support organizations globally, in recruiting, retaining and training their human resources for the business needs of today and the future. We believe that the partnership will help them drive business performance, especially in the areas of business analysis, decision support and risk management. Infosys BPO's choice of CIMA as a training partner highlights the emphasis that the organization places on global quality," said Mr. Aubrey Joachim, Global President, CIMA, during his visit to Infosys BPO to announce this partnership.
He further added, "It is a great honor to partner with Infosys BPO on this initiative and it is gratifying to see their faith in us. We strongly believe that the Indian professional has the potential to be the best in the world, and an international, application-oriented, business-relevant qualification such as CIMA will go a long way in building that potential. CIMA students and members occupy key positions in industry and finance, the world-over, and in India. For CIMA in India, this partnership is a step towards what we hope will increase the presence of CIMA qualification in the region and will also give professionals a competitive advantage over the rest."
Swami Swaminathan, CEO and MD, Infosys BPO, said, "Infosys BPO continuously invests in developing and nurturing the talent and competencies of its employees. This partnership with CIMA will provide our employees with the necessary and business relevant knowledge and skills to help enable our clients to achieve improved efficiencies and effectiveness. We believe that this partnership with CIMA and enhanced learning will help our managers to deliver better value to our customers."
Raghavendra K, VP and Head, Human Resources, Infosys BPO, said, "With the partnership with CIMA firming up, Infosys BPO enters into the next phase of capability building and development of talent in the Finance and Accounting domain. Through such focused interventions and partnerships, we hope to strengthen our talent pipeline."