Zensar wins People Matters L & D Award for ‘Best in Future Tech Skill Building’
Press Release | 2 Nov 2018
Pune, India, November 2, 2018: Zensar, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their digital transformation journey has been awarded the People Matters L & D Award for ‘Best in Future Tech Skill Building’ during the People Matters L&D Conference 2018 hosted at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai 23rd, October 2018. Zensar was selected amongst some of the larger companies across multiple sectors. More than 300 applications were received across categories in this year’s competition.
Commenting on this recognition, Sandeep Kishore, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Zensar said, “We are thrilled to be recognized for an important HR category of being the best in ‘Future Tech Skill Building’. Two years ago, we embarked on an organization-wide strategy of achieving the milestone of being a 100% digital company. This was put in motion with our people driving this change by learning new digital skills; from digital platforms with clear measurable outcomes. Today, we are proud of having brought about a transformation internally, to enable us to help transform our customer’s digital experience.”
Ester Martinez, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of People Matters stated, “Every year, the People Matters L&D Awards endeavors to recognize organizations which are doing pioneering work in the L&D of their employees and creating an impact on their respective businesses. Zensar was recognized as the ‘Best in Future Tech Skill Building’ category on account of the efforts put in by the company to bring about a digital transformation in the learning and development of its employees. Their unflinching commitment to invest in digital learning initiatives is a model example for today’s organizations.”
Vivek Ranjan, Senior Vice President and CHRO, Zensar stated, “This award underlines our commitment to training current and future professionals who will drive our growth. Digital is at the core of all our programs and people-centric initiatives. We have invested significantly in building innovative learning solutions, platforms and tools. Being recognized for our efforts is an encouragement to keep enabling all our employees to grow, own, achieve and learn.”
The Zensar Digital Academy is an intensive digital learning initiative, which includes 5 levels of certification program from Awareness to Expert, thus allowing employees to achieve digital competencies at various levels.
Under this initiative, Zensar has trained all employees from all global locations in first 3 levels, using robust learning framework, curated learning content and effective governance. These programs include learning modules on emerging technologies i.e. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain, Virtual Reality, RPA & DevOps, delivered via eLearning, classroom, mobile, on the job & blended methods. These programs helped in making all digitally ready to take on new customer challenges and be a trustworthy digital transformation partner to various customers. Zensar not only trained its employees, but also trained 1800+ engineering students from 38 colleges free of cost in these emerging technologies through its Employability Skill Development program and helped these engineers in getting employment.