Editorial Team

GITAM (Deemed-to-be-University) today extended its ISDC (International Skill Development Corporation) partnership to its Bengaluru campus by signing a Memorandum of Understanding, to provide degree programs integrated with global professional qualifications. ISDC is the UK headquartered skill development and education company to organisations worldwide. The new and student-centric partnership focuses on delivering quality education and skill development programmes and trainings, aimed at equipping students with future-ready career skills and expertise.

The MoU was signed between Dr. Shailendra, Director, GITAM (Deemed- to- be-University) Bengaluru and Mr. Rajesh Poonia, Manager-Partnerships, ISDC. Through the MoU, ISDC, in collaboration with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), will enable GITAM to offer ACCA integrated B.Com International Accounting & Finance program to its students, along with global expertise in international Global Accounting, Taxation, Risk Analysis, Risk Management and more. The programme will embrace the advanced knowledge, current tools, techniques, and strategies and equip the students with skill-sets and expertise that can help them find, evaluate, and resolve the global industry-centric issues.

The MoU allows students of GITAM to get access to in-depth understanding of industry-oriented finance and analytic tools, strategies, and management at an international level through regular and intensive training and webinars. It provisions Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) to enable the faculty of GITAM to upgrade themselves.

Dr. Shailendra, Director, GITAM (Deemed- to- be-University) Bengaluru said, “We are happy to join hands with ISDC. The partnership will bring immense knowledge onto our students’ table. Right from cutting-edge degree programmes to international professional qualification, our students will have huge benefits. The mentoring, coaching and career guidance provided by the subject experts of ISDC will certainly add value to our students and empower them to deal with career challenges confidently in future.”

Mr. Tom Joseph, Executive Director for Strategy & Development, ISDC said, “We have been working with GITAM (Deemed-to-be-University) since 2018. After our successful collaboration with its Hyderabad campus, we are now extremely delighted to partner with its Bengaluru campus. We hope that our niche and uniquely crafted programmes blended with national and international elements will strengthen the students of GITAM to take learning to the next level.”

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