Delhi, May 21, 2012: Aspire Human Capital Management (Aspire) and Assam Down Town University (ADTU) today signed an MoU to prepare their MBA students through Aspire MBAPro and Aspire ProHire Classic, Aspire’s leading embedded employability products for Management Education.
Aspire, headquartered in Gurgaon, is India’s leading employability education firm which has since 2007 trained over 52,000 students across 78 unique campuses in 14 different states of India. ADTU, set-up in 2010 by The Down Town Group, is a multidisciplinary educational institution in the North-East Region, offering over 45 courses across engineering, management, nursing, pharmacy, allied health and hotel management to almost 2000 students from all across the North East as well as Nepal.
Both Aspire and ADTU share the vision to create global employability for students. Through this alliance, Aspire will provide ADTU MBA students with access to MBAProTM and train ADTU faculty to deliver Aspire’s syllabus. MBAPro has been built with content provided by Harvard Business Publishing (HBP), the subsidiary of world’s leading Harvard University. MBAPro uses Harvard’s famed “Case Study” approach to learn the art and science of business management. ADTU will use four courses of MBAPro over the two year MBA course beginning academic year 2012-13.
Additionally, Aspire will train ADTU MBA students with ProHire Classic, Aspire’s 4-semester Employability Training program with modules on Aptitude, English Language & Communication Skills, Personality Development & Soft Skills and Corporate Skills. ProHire Classic will lead to a University of Cambridge BULATS certification for students.
The combination of MBAPro and ProHire Classic will ensure balanced hard and soft skills for ADTU students while giving them access to content and certification from leading global educators.
After signing the agreement, Mr. Amit Bhatia, Founder & CEO, Aspire Human Capital Management, said “We are delighted to joined hands with Assam Down Town University and are confident that we will make this partnership a resounding success, grooming ADTU MBA students for global employability. Aspire’s adoption of experiential learning, balanced hard and soft skills, learning management system, teacher training, and, global content and certification create India’s leading and hard-to-beat combination for professional MBA education.”
Acknowledging Mr. Bhatia’s statement, Dr. N.N. Dutta, Chancellor of Assam Down Town University said, “We take pride in joining hands with Aspire; a renowned name in employability education. Through this partnership, we will bring content, certification and faculty development from global educators to students in North East India. We are committed to developing industry-ready talent and this alliance, the first of its kind in North East India, is a big step in this direction.”
About Aspire Human Capital Management
AspireTM is an industry-promoted social enterprise offering Embedded Education for schools, colleges and universities to Enhance Employability and Life Skills. All Aspire products have Global Certifications: ProHireTM and EnglishProTM with University of Cambridge (ESOL Examinations); ITProTM and RoboticProTM with iCarnegie (subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University); VETProTM with Edexcel and MBAProTM with content from Harvard Business Publishing (subsidiary of Harvard University). Our products are enabled by an Employability Education Management System (EEMSTM) which includes online learning management, elearning and assessments (e.g., NESTTM). Declared "Education Czar" by Mint (2008), adjudged finalist of the John P. McNulty prize (2010), and profiled as “Who’s Next” by Fast Company (USA, 2011), Aspire enables Educators, Employers and Employees to Grow More. Please visit www.aspireindia.org for more information.
About Assam Down Town University
The Down Town Charity Trust was formed in 1997 by the Down Town Hospital Ltd in pursuit of services to underprivileged and deprived section of our society. Apart from doctors, the members of the Trust include Engineers, Educationists and other professionals from various walks of life. Down Town Hospital is the first corporate multi-specialty hospital in North East India. It has a distinguished name in the healthcare industry, serving the people of Assam and the North Eastern Region with its expertise for the last 23 years. ADTU, set-up in 2010 by The Down Town Group, is a multidisciplinary educational institution in the North-East Region, offering over 45 courses across engineering, management, nursing, pharmacy, allied health and hotel management to almost 2000 students from all across the North East as well Nepal.