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Wednesday November 09, 2011 09:30:34 AM, IANS

Kolkata: Britain-based Bournville College of Further Education's training and consultancy arm will collaborate with companies here for upgradation of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and work on the skills of nearly 1,000 people in the first year of its operation in India.

Bournville Training & Consultancy, a training and consultancy arm of the Bournville College of Further Education, Birmingham, Tuesday announced the start of its South Asia operations with Kolkata as its hub.

It aims to spread across India, providing a holistic training programme with globally recognised certifications to ITIs.

Bournville provides consultancy programmes focusing on the three key aspects of training - content, infrastructure and technology.

It will also bring in its international partners - Shepherd Construction for Infrastructure Development and Broadway Malyan for Architectural Development. The institution itself will provide content.

It announced its first strategic collaboration in India with the Globsyn group.

It will work on the development of six ITIs of this group, offering to train around 1,000 people. The content will be modified according to the necessity and demands of the state and region.

"West Bengal came out as a perfect choice to commence our operations in South Asia as the state has high demand of company products and services, business objectives synergies, low competition and proximity to the ASEAN countries," said Bournville College principal Norman Cave.

Said Sudeshna Chatterjee, director of the institution's South Asia Development: "We are expecting to work with 50 ITIs across India by 2012... We will build capacity and capabilities by creating a 'cache of super trainers' which will then help catalyse and downward filtration process."

The trainers with specials skills would be given a teacher training programme in Britain, she added.

Chatterjee said trainers would be deployed to India and students exchange programmes for MBA aspirants are also in the offing.

"The current infrastructure for skill development in India is seriously lacking and there is a growing demand by both public and private sectors for overseas expertise and experience to make businesses globally competitive," she said.






 

 
 

 

 

 

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