Bangalore: IT bellwether Infosys has trained about 100,000 graduates in writing software codes and formulating algorithms at its global education centre in Mysore campus during the past decade, the company said Thursday.
"As part of our foundation programme, we have trained about one lakh (100,000) engineering graduates since 2002 beginning with a modest 50 trainees, one trainer, one classroom and a vision to develop a world-class training facility and build intellectual capital," the global software major said in a statement here.
The $7-billion IT major provides a 23-week residential training programme to help graduate students transit from academic world to corporate world as qualified professionals with soft skills and leadership qualities.
"We have recognised the significance of learning for the development of individuals, our company and the country as a whole. In our endeavour to build intellectual capital, we will continue to focus on developing our workforce through corporate training initiatives," Infosys executive co-chairman Kris Gopalkrishnan said on the occasion of the company celebrating the event at Mysore, about 150 km from here.
As the world's largest corporate university, the Infosys global education centre in the 100-acre campus has 500 instructors and 200 classrooms, with international benchmarks, initiatives and values at its core.
The American Society for Training and Development and global independent research firm Forrester have recognised the company's education centre and its training initiatives.