HCL, Orion jointly launch BPO diploma course

Last Updated 08 March 2011, 11:47 IST

Under the agreement Orion will customize its Diploma in BPO Management (DIBM) to suit HCL’s industry specific talent requirement. This program will be called the ‘Orion Diploma in BPO Management – Powered by HCL’.

"Keeping in mind the growing demand for outsourcing across industries there is the need to nurture skilled professionals who are keen to pursue stable careers in the ITeS industry," said Subrat Chakravarty, HR Head - Business Services, HCL Technologies in a statement.

According to the terms of the partnership, selected candidates from the ‘Orion Diploma in BPO Management – Powered by HCL’ will be absorbed into HCL as project trainees.

On completion of the in-house three-month training cum probation selected candidates will be awarded the ‘Orion Diploma in BPO Management – Powered by HCL’ certificate.

These selected candidates will be made full-time employees of HCL Technologies’ business services division.

"Structured programs in BPO Management is required to address this need, and HCL is delighted to tie-up with Orion," said Chakravarty.

HCL Technologies’ business services division has instituted internal management trainee programs for its employees. The division is also looking to equip new recruits with the information so that their orientation towards the BPO industry helps them grow better in their careers.

"According to NASSCOM, only 10 to 15 percent of Indian graduates are employable in the BPO sector. Orion realizes the need to build an employable skill pool," said Manish Agarwal, Co-Founder Director, Orion Edutech.

(Published 08 March 2011, 11:47 IST)

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