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  • WNS Creates Higher Education Opportunities for its Employees

    Published on December 2, 2010

    Mumbai :WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has organized an ‘Education Fair’ for its employees across Mumbai, Pune, Gurgaon and Bangalore, being held from 23rd November to the 9th of December, 2010. The fair will offer: Higher education opportunities to over 18,000 WNS employees based in India; selection of over 100 courses including management, domain certifications, foreign languages and variety of graduate and post graduate streams across the globe; registration for the courses; and application for education loans ─ all on the spot and under one roof.

    Along with 21 highly reputed educational institutions, WNS has also invited banks to be a part of the fair, offering the employees specially designed and readily available low-interest education loan opportunities, for course fee starting from Rs. 6000 to Rs. 2,00,000. The courses have been designed factoring in employee time availability and busy schedules, ranging from four months to three years in duration.

    “At WNS, our focus is not only on career building, but also honing the academic skills of our employees. To ensure an overall growth and career development for our employees, we have set up the WNS Learning Academy, which imparts professional development training to the employees in the areas of leadership development, soft skills and language training among others. We believe in the concept of learn while you earn,” says Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services. “The Education Fair at WNS aims at providing a common platform to all WNS employees to interact with various prestigious institutions and learn about their education programs. This will open opportunities for our people to grow within their roles and also build on their domain expertise,” he adds.

    The Education fair, organized by WNS Learning Academy, is a convenient and apt methodology to offer working professionals both graduate and post graduate courses at discounted prices in multiple formats such as online, part-time, weekend classes and video conferencing. The courses are spread across industries such as Travel, Telecom, Finance and Logistics, apart from general management programs.