Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Manav Rachna University is the first Int’l Centre for Outsourcing Studies

MRIU has become India’s first University which would now host & establish the International Centre for Outsourcing Studies (ICOS®). It has got under license from the global BPO standards leader, BPO certification Institute, Inc.(BCI) United States. BCI is present in more than 40 countries across the globe. It has more than 00 Certification Training Centres. Certifications of BCI include 23 professional certifications for BPO professionals which cover 6 operative levels - Entry, Specialist, Team leader, Manager, Functional Leader and business Leader.

MRIU would be launching many International certification and degree programs in BPO & Outsourcing. It even includes the internationally benchmarked Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in different areas of outsourcing. This programme gives complete employment assurance for students who achieve a BCI credential. MRIU has also become the first university in India that will offer PhD programs in outsourcing and research and consulting to the BPO Industry.

It is expected that MRIU would be instrumental in nurturing BPO talents that would be globally competitive.

BPO industry offers many career opportunities for young graduates. An average graduate, in India can earn 1.5 lakh-2.5 lakh with some training and certifications. MRIU also wants to install a process to commence talent-creation for KPO industry from the next academic year starting in July 2011.

Fee structure of the course will be announced shortly. Normally BCI entry level certification programme cost somewhere $100 and the higher level cost around $150-$500. Seven other international universities have also joined BCI. 

Source: Business Standard

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