ISB partners with NSDC to foster new, innovative and futuristic skillsets in the country
New Delhi: The Indian School of Business (ISB) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) that is aimed at knowledge partnership, building, and enabling a thriving skilling ecosystem in India. The MoU was inked by Professor Deepa Mani, Deputy Dean – Digital Initiatives & Executive Education, ISB and Ved Mani Tiwari, Chief Operating Officer, NSDC.
As part of this initiative, ISB and NSDC will work together towards conducting joint research around labour markets, identifying and benchmarking skilling needs across occupations and sectors, enabling digital delivery of courses, and capacity building of managers, teachers, trainers and grassroot leaders in the skilling and education segment. Further, ISB in consultation with the NSDC, will drive: the design and delivery of online (jointly certified) training programmes; co-creation of research collateral; a digital learning ecosystem; sectoral assessments; entrepreneurship development initiatives and capacity building.
Commenting on this partnership, Professor Deepa Mani, Deputy Dean – Digital Initiatives & Executive Education, ISB said, “We are delighted to extend ISB’s knowledge partnership with NSDC. Backed by sound research and market insights, our collaborative efforts will include the co-creation and development of research collateral, sectoral needs assessment, and the launch of aligned skilling initiatives at scale. We believe that our partnership with NSDC would go a long way in equipping citizens to become future-ready while also catering to the growing and imminent needs & expectations of diverse stakeholders in the skilling ecosystem in the country.”