Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) today announced that it would train 100 students from China at Infosys' Global Education Center as a part of the Memorandum on Understanding (MoU) between Infosys and Government of China.
Commenting on the initiative, an official from Ministry of Education of the Peoples Republic of China said, "We see science and technology as a key area of collaboration with India and look forward to working with Infosys. We will continuously encourage and support this program in order to strengthen the collaboration between the two entities."
The internship program will run from September 2005 to March 2006. China Scholarship Council together with Infosys has selected 100 undergraduate students in their fourth year from leading universities in the software engineering field. The program involves a three-month intensive training course on interpersonal and technical skills at the Global Education Center at Mysore, and a four-month internship at Infosys' development center in Bangalore. The training will be conducted by the Education & Research Department at Infosys, in association with the Infosys Leadership Institute.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. James Lin, Chief Executive Officer - Infosys Technologies (Shanghai) Co. Limited (ITSCo) said, "We believe that a truly global company has a global view of not only markets, but people and culture. Through this initiative, along with our investments in China, we hope to provide Chinese software professionals with an opportunity to train on cutting edge technologies."
The training program concludes with students submitting a project report, a case study and taking a comprehensive examination.
About Infosys China
Infosys Technologies (Shanghai) Company Ltd (ITSCo), is the China subsidiary company of Infosys Technologies Ltd, a global provider of consulting and information technology services. ITSCo offers end-to-end software services to domestic as well as multinational companies in China. ITSCo is a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys and its head office is located in Shanghai.
About Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Infosys (NASDAQ:INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT enabled business solutions. These provide our clients with strategic differentiation and operational superiority, thereby increasing their competitiveness. Each solution is delivered with the industry-benchmark Infosys Predictability that gives our clients peace of mind. With Infosys, they are assured of a transparent business partner, business-IT alignment with flexibility, world-class processes, speed of execution and the power to stretch their IT budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model that Infosys pioneered. Infosys has over 39,000 employees in over 30 offices worldwide. For more information, visit
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