TCS iON partners with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for digital transformation

Posted by: at 8/21/2017 12:59:00 am

Partnership will aim to enhance ICSI’s existing educational delivery system by providing Digital Learning opportunities to students and easy access to ICSI courses to learners in remote areas

August 21, 2017: TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization today announced a partnership with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for its digital transformation initiative.  As a part of this association, TCS iON will deploy an end-to-end digital learning solution for ICSI to facilitate self-education amongst students, especially aimed for the benefit of students in remote areas who may not have easy access to ICSI’s regional chapters.

The Digital Learning Platform developed by TCS iON will enable students to remain constantly connected with ICSI and actively participate in projects and discussion forums promoted by the Institute. By leveraging the digital forces, the platform will provide students, anywhere-anytime-any device access to ICSI’s study material helping them learn at their own pace and also develop comprehensive understanding of the course subjects. To support this digital transformation, TCS iON will help migrate the ICSI’s course content for foundation, executive and professional courses into suitable digital formats.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON said, “Technology is playing a pivotal role in driving Digital transformation in the field of education. Today’s learners need a Social First approach to learning and ICSI has taken this path for their students. This will help ICSI to cater to the changing needs of the learning community in a more relevant and adaptable manner.  We look forward to the partnership with ICSI as we use our technology prowess to make institute’s rich content easily accessible to a larger section of the student community. We are also confident that the institute’s digitization efforts will go a long way in retaining its position as one of the premier educational institutions in India.”

CS (Dr.) Shyam Agarwal, ICSI President said, “ICSI has embarked on a ‘digital transformation’ journey.  Newer tools are being used to disseminate ‘knowledge’ to the members and students in the form of webinars, live webcasts of programs and seminars. With the ever-changing needs of the profession, standardization of delivery has become the need of the hour. Therefore, ICSI in association with TCS iON has taken an initiative of setting up a digital learning platform for our students across the length and breadth of the country. Through this partnership we will provide an enriching experience to our students and members”

About TCS iON
TCS iON is a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services focused on enabling institutions, government departments and organisations from multiple industry sectors to be efficient in their recruitment/admissions process, learning and skilling and overall business operations with the use of Phygital platforms. These are platforms that overlay digital technologies over physical assets. We deliver this with a unique IT-as-a-Service model that provides easy-to-use, secured, integrated, and hosted solutions in a build-as-you-grow and pay-as-you-use business model. We serve our clients with the help of best practices gained through TCS’ global experience, deep domestic market exposure along with industry leading technology expertise.      

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 385,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $17.6 billion for year ended March 31, 2017 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com

About The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, (ICSI)
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, (ICSI) is premier professional body set up under an Act of Parliament, i.e., Company Secretaries Act, 1980, for the regulation and development of the profession of Company Secretaries in India. It functions under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Corporate Affair, Government of India. The Institute, being a proactive body, focuses on best and top-quality education to students of Company Secretaries Course and best quality set standards for CS members. It has more than 50,000 members and around 4 lakh students on its roll. For further details, please visit: www.icsi.edu


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