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NIIT showcases Enterprise Learning Solutions at the CLO (Chief Learning Officers) Summit India on 25-26 August, 2011 NIIT’s Custom solutions, Managed Training Services, e-learning & Synchronous Learning solutions for enterprises, lead to recognition as ‘Enterprise Training Partner’ of CLO Summit 2011NIIT’s Element K acknowledged as global Official Provider of MS Official e-Learning
Mumbai/ New Delhi, 25 August 2011: NIIT, Leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT Trainer, showcased cutting-edge Learning Solutions for Corporates at the CLO Summit India, being held in Mumbai from 25-26 August 2011. NIIT, the ‘Enterprise Training Partner’ of CLO Summit 2011, offers Learning Solutions which include customized solutions in areas of Technology, Soft skills & Management, Managed Training Services as well as Technology supported e-Learning & Synchronous Learning Solutions for enterprises. In e-learning Solutions, NIIT’s Element K offers the world’s largest library for a multitude of learning needs.
The third edition of the Chief Learning Officers (CLO) Summit India is being held in Mumbai this year from August 25th - 26th. Shri Rajendra Darda, Cabinet Minister of Education, Govt. of Maharashtra inaugurated the summit and delivered the key note address. The summit is organized by LeapVault, a premier Indian player in organization development consulting, executive coaching and creating high end knowledge platforms. The summit is supported by the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Govt of India. The mega highlight this year is ‘Unlearning Expo India’. 
Manish Mohan, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, said “NIIT’s Learning Solutions are comprehensive ranging from Technology, to Soft skills to Management, and are offered through Instructor Led, e-Learning and Synchronous Learning modes. NIIT’s partnerships with technology OEMs like Microsoft, VMware, Symantec, Citrix, Informatica, and CISCO to name a few, provides a distinct advantage to enterprise to deliver authorized training to their employees. NIIT’s Managed Training Solutions helps Corporates handle their entire training needs through one reliable and experienced training partner.”
NIIT has been successfully bagging significant, multi-million, multi-year Managed Training Services contracts from global Corporates and it is NIIT’s intention to bring all the expertise together in this field to Corporates based in India.
In another significant development, NIIT’s Element K has been recognized as global Official Provider of the MS Official e-Learning. This designation enables Element K to provide worldwide sales and distribution of the Microsoft Official e-Learning courses and virtual labs (vLabs), supporting both direct and reseller channels.
“We’re delighted that Microsoft has selected us as their go-to-market partner for official e-learning worldwide.  As a natural evolution of our long-time relationship with Microsoft, Element K and Microsoft are positioned to provide a high quality, next generation portfolio of Microsoft e-Learning solutions that will help individuals and corporations worldwide to better deploy and use Microsoft technologies,” said Paul Krause, President and CEO of Element K. "As a group company of NIIT, Element K benefits from NIIT’s strong reputation and presence across India and we expect to continue expanding our  e-learning customer base in this region.   We are particularly proud to have our Microsoft relationship highlighted at the Chief Learning Officers Summit India in Mumbai, the premier summit for learning and development professionals in the region."
Element K will be responsible for the development of Microsoft Official e-Learning courses and remote virtual labs, providing clients with a comprehensive and evergreen suite of Microsoft-related learning content.  In addition, through these offerings, combined with other learning services, Element K will support key Microsoft programmes with Microsoft e-Learning benefits, including Software Assurance, IT Academies, MSDN and TechNet.
Kumaar Bagrodia, CEO, LeapVault and Convenor, CLO Summit commented, “We are proud to have partnered NIIT as the ‘Enterprise Training Partner’ for the CLO Summit 2011.  The Chief Learning Officers Summit India is an initiative to bring focus on the important aspect of constant learning and development in the corporate world. NIIT is a recognized leader in the Corporate Learning Solutions space and Element K’s tie-up with Microsoft further establishes their leadership in this segment.”
About CLO Chief Learning Officers Summit India 2011
The importance of learning and knowledge development for all employees in any organization is paramount as India makes its presence felt in the global knowledge arena. Continuous learning and skill upgradation are the backbone for progress in R&D and innovation for sustainable growth.
The CLO Chief Learning Officers Summit India is a pioneering initiative to bring focus on this important aspect in the corporate world. Established in 2009, the CLO Summit India acts as a premier platform for learning & development, leadership and skill development community in India to discuss and deliberate various concerns pertaining to learning & development. The theme for the CLO Summit 2011 is: Organizational Learning: Impacting Business. Changing the Game. For info please visit

About NIIT
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions across 40 countries.

NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated learning solutions (including strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses.

NIIT delivers a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology and services through Element K offerings. These include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform.

Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the ‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 18 years, since the inception of this category. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT - GNIIT, Edgeineers and Global Net Plus for IT professionals.

NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT NGuru range for schools is a holistic education package that comprises Interactive Classrooms (an embedded Teaching Learning Material, that uses elements of interactivity, automation and web links library); Math lab (technology tools that enable school students to learn and explore mathematical concepts); IT Wizard (equips the students with core computer knowledge and IT skills); and Quick School (an Education Resource Planning solution for school management).

For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programs in association with IIM Ahmadabad, IIM Kolkata, IIM Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT Delhi. NIIT Imperia also offers specialized courses in Finance in association with KPMG and on Digital Marketing with Google India and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).

NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.

NIIT Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the increasing demand for skilled workers in the business and technology services industry by providing training programs in relevant areas. This is a part of NIIT Institute of Process Excellence Limited, a NIIT-Genpact venture.

NIIT’s innovative HR practices have been felicitated by Aon Hewitt as amongst ‘Top 25 Best Employers in India- 2011’; Indian Education Awards 2011 as ‘Best Education Company to Work with’; by Great Places to Work Institute as amongst ‘Top 25 India’s Best Companies to Work for’ and First in Training & Education Industry, 2011.

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