KANNUR: Kannur University has signed an agreement with the California-based Oracle Corporation and the German software solutions group SAP, to intensify the workforce development programme as part of strengthening ties with global brand Industry groups.
With this, the Kannur University will be the first authorised training partner University in Kerala to conduct the exclusive Oracle and SAP program. The objective of this tie-up is to create a ready-to-use human potential and resource pool for the Industries.
University Vice-Chancellor Dr M K Abdul Khader, Oracle University delivery head Thomas Janardhan Solaman and SAP representative Praveen Jadav signed an agreement in this regard.
The licence agreement allows Kannur University to deliver Oracle and SAP training to Kannur University students on Workforce development programme. The university will associate with these teams to impart high quality technology training at affordable cost for students studying under University colleges and campuses.
“The tie-up will reduce the gap between the knowledge imparted and the actual skills required to carry out jobs in the work place,” said Vice-Chancellor Dr M K Abdul Khader.The programme is launched under the auspices of Business Incubation Centre (BIC) established at Thalassery Campus, he said. Oracle, the $187.6 Billion Market Capital company in the world, is organised basically into three businesses: Software and Cloud, Hardware Systems and Services.