CUX Award for Corporate College Partnership Best Practice bagged by WIPRO BITS Pilani Rajasthan Collaboration WASE
Released on: February 14, 2008, 4:06 am
Press Release Author: Dr BR Natarajan
Press Release Summary: The Corporate University Xchange (CUX) Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Corporate Learning honor learning organizations whose programs improve employee and business performance.
Press Release Body: Building a Bridge between Business and Learning, Corporate University Xchange (CUX) Harrisburg, PA (USA) is the leading provider of corporate university research, benchmarking, and advisory services for helping organizations transform corporate learning.
Founded in 1997, the aim of CUX research and services is to maximize corporate investments in training and development to deliver improved business results. Over the years, benchmarking studies and annual awards programs of CUX have set the standards for the learning industry.
Industry thought leaders from JetBlue, Wharton, Duke and Becton, Dickinson joined CorpU to honor the elite group of award winners in \"the only independently judged awards program in the industry\" - The 9th annual CUX awards sponsored by ACS, Fortune Money Group, Wharton School & Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania Learning Leaders Conference and Awards Gala on February 5th in Atlanta, Georgia.
Working in partnership with BITS Pilani which is one of the top ranking universities in India today to address critical business challenges, Wipro had showcased the WASE for the CUX awards and bagged the Best Practice Award for Corporate College partnership for 2007. Peter Degnan Executive Director Wharton Business Education and Patricia \"Patty\" Coopersmith, National Defense University - Project Manager were the judges for this category.
IT Major Wipro Technologies, in line with its innovative culture, started a pioneering initiative in the field of higher education through WASE - Wipro Academy of Software Excellence an innovation in talent farming in the year 1995 for giving motivated and meritorious BSc graduates the right kind of training for facing the challenges of the dynamic Information Technology world. Wipro Bangalore signed MoU with Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani Rajasthan in September 1997 for offering a collaborative 4 year MS Software Engineering degree for the WASE BSc graduates
In India today, this award for the WASE Wipro BITS Pilani collaboration marks yet another milestone in industry university collaborations.
About BITS Pilani: Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani Rajasthan which has set a bench mark in industry university collaboration is one among the top ranking universitiesin India today offering degrees in various branches of Engineering, Management, Economics, Pharmacy, Sciences, Engineering Technology, Information Systems, General Studies, Finance, etc presently at Pilani, Dubai, Goa campuses and in the near future at Hyderabad campus apart from an array of work integrated learning programmes for HRD of a vast spectrum of Indian corporates.
Web Site: http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/dlp-home
Contact Details: Dr BR Natarajan Professor & Dean BITS, Pilani (Rajasthan) 333031 India Phone:91-1596-242210 Fax: 91-1596-244183 Email:email@example.com