Virtusa Recognized as ‘Champion of Learning’ for Fourth Consecutive Year
Hyderabad: Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, announced it was recognized for its Learners’ Week 2020 by the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Virtusa received the Champion of Learning certificate for the fourth consecutive year. The company’s Learner’s Week event took place from December 7 – 11, 2020.
Virtusa Learners’ Week is an annual event that showcases all the company’s educational programs, providing attendees an opportunity to take the next step toward reaching their learning goals. This year’s program offered 240 courses and covered various offerings across technical, process, domain, behavioral, and communication disciplines. Over 3,500 participants logged over 7,500 hours of training.
The program encourages team members to learn from Virtusa leaders and experts and participate in exclusive ideating sessions with peers where they can exchange valuable insights.
Topics discussed in detail included:
– Gamification in learning programs focused on self-enhancement, audiobooks, web-series, and hands-on application simulations
– Deep learning models for different use cases such as face mask detection
– DevOps to speed up cycle times with customized applications
– Data Analytics to improve forecasts by using AI to formulate datasets
At the conclusion of Learners’ Week, Virtusa presented the program to the ATD and received the Champion of Learning certificate for the fourth consecutive year. The certificate celebrates organizations participating in ATD’s Employee Learning Week, where companies have the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to talent development and to remind team members about all of the learning and development opportunities available.
“Team members at Virtusa demonstrated their commitment to advancing their skills by taking part in our learning curriculum,” said Sundar Narayanan, EVP, chief people officer, Virtusa. “Despite the challenging conditions the world faced over the last year, more than 3,500 team members across the globe clocked over 7,500 hours of learning over five days. This underscores the importance of providing team members with development experiences that are compelling and accessible from anywhere, including the remote office, in this changing business environment.”