Infosys Campus Connect - A Solution to Talent Crunch Challenge?
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One such initiative was Campus Connect launched in 2004 by Infosys, the second largest software services company in India. Infosys's Campus Connect was an Industry-Academia interaction program intended to enhance the skills of engineering graduates and to create a pool of talented industry-ready engineering graduates in colleges itself. The colleges partnering with the Infosys Campus Connect program were provided with the curriculum which included industry related data and technical advancements in IT and the requirements of IT industry. In addition, students were provided with training modules related to leadership and personality development along with subject relevant topics. Students were made to undertake certain projects which would elevate their technical knowledge and the solutions were retained by the organization for future use. Faculty members too were provided with training to deal with the Infosys curriculum. Many analysts opined that with the help of programs like Infosys Campus Connect, the requirements of IT industry and academia could be met.
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