The Skills Revolution in HR Tech: CII and PeopleStrong Academy Join Hands

The Skills Revolution in HR Tech: CII and PeopleStrong Academy Join Hands

PeopleStrong Academy

National, July 3, 2024 – The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and PeopleStrong Academy, the education arm of PeopleStrong (Asia’s leading Enterprise Work and HR Tech company), today announced an MoU (Memorandum of understanding) to empower youth with industry-relevant skills, especially in HR Technology.

The alliance will leverage PeopleStrong Academy’s extensive HR Tech courses and CII’s industry leadership to provide unparalleled learning opportunities for students, professors, and HR professionals, across India and the Middle East. The academy courses will be aligned under the ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? and students will receive credit-based certifications under the new ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????.

“Empowering the Indian workforce with advanced HR technologies is vital for global competitiveness. Through this dynamic collaboration with PeopleStrong Academy, professionals will gain cutting-edge skills to lead in the digital HR era, driving innovation and excellence in the industry” said Sougata Roy Choudhury, Executive Director – Skills at CII.

PeopleStrong Academy aims to upskill more than 100,000 people in the next three years to enhance employability, foster growth, and drive productivity, contributing to India’s journey of becoming the world’s 3rd largest economy through specialized training and certifications. The academy offers a comprehensive range of HR Tech programs, has trained over 13,000 professionals, and delivered 1 million hours of training. With this collaboration with CII, the academy will be accredited on behalf of the National Council of Vocational Education and Training (NCVET).

“Collaborating with top HR leaders from over 500 enterprise customers across various industries, we’ve identified a significant need for upskilling both professionals and students in emerging HR technologies. In recent years, HR has evolved from a support function to a key player at the CEO’s table. PeopleStrong Academy is our initiative to give back to the HR industry by nurturing HR leaders proficient in both technology and theoretical concepts. We are excited to partner with CII and NCVET towards this end and accelerate our mission to train people.” said Amit Jain, Chief People Officer at PeopleStrong and Head of PeopleStrong Academy.