Even though India has the second largest higher education system, there has been a decline in the overall quality of higher
education. Critics have for long complained that India's educational system is out of tune with the needs of the job market. Corporate recruiters often complain that graduates produced by the Indian Universities lack the skills
required by the industry due to which, they have to spend precious time and resources in training them.
There is dearth of talent to fill important academic and research positions and President Pranab Mukherjee believes
that this trend needs to be reversed. The President has called for an "over-riding emphasis on quality". Expressing concern over the performance of universities and lack of a dedicated cadre of management professionals, the
President noted that no Indian university figures in the list of top 200 such educational institutions in the world. A strategy is required to make the Indian industry compete successfully with the best in the world. Healthy growth
of Indian business will be greatly facilitated by the availability of a competent cadre of management professionals.
In order to gain a deeper perspective on the same, I would like to connect you with faculty member of
Imarticus Learning, Mr Suresh Rao, Former Designation: Vice President, JP Morgan. He would be available to share his views on the following points:
What are the criteria based on which recruiters recruit employees today?
* The need for industry relevant education
* Benefits of specialised education
* Why do management students require specialized
courses than a mere MBA degree
About Imarticus Learning
Imarticus offers comprehensive industry specific training programs in
various sectors such as Financial Services.. Our first program focuses on training and providing career options within the Investment Banking industry, an attractive career choice that is currently inaccessible to many due to lack
of awareness and relevant skills. An industry relevant curriculum, distinguished faculty, innovative learning methodology and a strong relationship with the industry are our key strengths.
Imarticus has been formed to bridge
the gap between academia and industry by providing the knowledge and skill sets which are essential in today's competitive working environment. Through our programs, we aim to elevate the skill levels of our aspiring students and
job seekers thereby increasing their employability and relevance to the industry at large.
About Suresh Rao, Former Designation: Vice President, JP Morgan
Suresh Rao has 11 years of
experience in investment banking and treasury operations in companies like JP Morgan, Nomura, Lehman Brothers and ABN Amro. Suresh has successfully set up complex middle office and critical treasury functions such as corporate
actions, reference data and derivative settlements across equity derivatives and cash equities products, supporting EMEA in multiple regions across USA. His specialized knowledge is invaluable in creating and developing a marquee
industry relevant curriculum at Imarticus. Suresh holds a postgraduate management degree from Welingkar Institute of Management with a specialization in finance.
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