New Delhi, October 23, 2015: NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, has been awarded the 'Franchisor of the Year Award 2015,' under the category 'Vocational & Skill Development Training Institute' by Franchise India, India's leading Franchising publication. NIIT has received the coveted award for its path breaking work in skilling and demonstrating the best franchisee business model in the skill development space.
The Franchise India Awards is an industry platform that recognizes excellence in the development of the franchise industry in India. The Awards identify the initiatives and success of entrepreneurs and companies that have contributed to the development of the franchise and retail sector in India.
On receiving the trophy at the award function, held in New Delhi on October 19, 2015,
Mr. Sanjay Bahl, President & National Channel Head, Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Limited, said, "We are honoured to receive the prestigious 'Franchisor of the year Award 2015' under 'Vocational & Skill Development Training Institute category'. It gives us immense pleasure to see that our relentless efforts and tremendous support extended by each NIITian to enhance our Business Partner Centers' Growth and Profits continue to be recognized by the industry."
Mr.Shivan Bhargava, Group President, Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Ltd. said, "NIIT has been at the forefront of skills and talent development not just in India, but around the world. We have been working with a vision to offer viable career options and provide vocational training and skill development through a unique franchisee model. NIIT will continue to play a pioneering role in the talent development space."
NIIT, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world's leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 40 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions through an extensive franchisee network.
Franchise Awards 2015, India's topmost honour in franchising, highlights those remarkable organizations that have demonstrated successful franchisee models to deliver excellence in business. The Franchise Awards put standards, ethics and best practice at the top of their agenda. Through positive recognition of those that lead the way, the franchise awards are seen as the industry's top accolade.
Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.
NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery, Strategic Sourcing, Learning Technology, and Advisory Services. With a team of some of the world's finest learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the sound principles of 'Running Training like a Business', NIIT's Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realise measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.
NIIT's Skills and Careers Group (SNC) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. These programs are delivered through a hybrid combination of the 'Cloud Campus' online platform, satellite-based 'Synchronous Learning Technology' and a physical network of hundreds of learning centers in India, China, and select markets in Asia & Africa. The flagship multi-disciplinary course offerings include the industry-endorsed RevGNIIT program and a set of Post Graduate Programs for students from different streams, apart from a wide range of specialist short duration programs.
To further strengthen its SNC portfolio in India, NIIT has tied up with industry majors like ICICI Bank for NIIT Institute of Finance Banking Insurance& Training Limited, IFBI; leading business schools in India for NIIT Imperia; Genpact for NIIT Uniqua; and a joint venture with NSDC for NIIT YuvaJyoti Limited. Besides this, for the China market, NIIT has tied up with governments and software parks in Guian, Chongqing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Changzhou, Zhangjiagang, Haikou and Dafeng, for state-of-the-art public-private partnership centres.
NIIT's School Learning Group (SLG) has been providing technology based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools in India, Bhutan, South Africa and the Middle East. The futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software.
As the Most Trusted Brand in India for 3rd year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2015), NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past seven consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. USA. Further, leading Indian ICT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the 'Top Training Company' award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category. NIIT YuvaJyoti Ltd was recognized as the Best Vocational Education and Skill Development initiative at the World Education Summit, 2014
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