The U.S. Infosys education center will provide training focused on the skills American workers need to keep businesses on the forefront of innovation
Infosys, a consulting, technology and next-generation services provider, announced that it has started construction of its U.S. education center in Indianapolis. The Infosys education center, once developed, will be used to train Infosys employees and employees of Infosys’ selected clients, for future technology jobs.
UB Pravin, COO, Infosys, said, “We are excited to break ground on our U.S. Education Center, a physical embodiment of our long-term commitment to re-skilling American workers. Continuous learning and re-skilling are core components of Infosys’ DNA and we look forward to the important role this facility will play in our efforts to train our 10,000 new American hires as well as our existing employees and those of our clients.”
Initial training programs based on decades of experience
The company said that the initial training programs at the U.S. Infosys education center will utilize the learning and practices the company has acquired and developed through decades of experience running the world’s largest corporate university. In partnership with academia and education providers, Infosys will provide training focused on the skills American workers need to keep businesses on the forefront of innovation, including areas such as user experience, cloud, big data and core technology and computer science skills.
Ravi Kumar, President, Infosys, said, “Infosys’ U.S. Education Center project represents an expansion of our investment in the United States and will help us contribute to a more vibrant community for all Hoosiers. We are excited to strengthen our partnership with the State of Indiana as we build a cutting-edge training facility to prepare our American employees, and our clients’ employees, to master the advanced skills that are required to succeed in our shared digital future.”
Initial investment of $ 35 million
Infosys said that it is providing an amount of $35 million as initial investment. The amount will be used to create the first 125,000 square feet of Infosys education center. This investment will fund major infrastructure efforts as well as beautification projects.
Thee first phase of development is expected to be complete by the end of 2020. Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf and Browning Investments have been retained by the company to assist in the development and construction of the project site.
Governor Eric J. Holcomb, said, “As a state, we are thrilled to be home to Infosys’ U.S. Education Center and to be the hub for technology skills training for workers across the country. Since establishing operations in Indiana last year, Infosys has already made significant contributions to central Indiana’s tech community and to workforce development efforts happening across the state in partnership with our renowned universities. Today marks a significant milestone as we break ground on this development that will help catapult Indianapolis to the forefront of innovation and 21st century technology.”