Global consulting leader Infosys is offering its renowned software development training program to Wayne County Community College District to help grow Detroit's technology talent pool.
Infosys which runs a Global Education Center,is renowned for its Corporate University. The company will be providing the same sort of training with its Software Engineering Boot Camp in Detroit. The Boot Camp wll be followed by job fair featuring Infosys and other technology companies.
"This partnership is an opportunity to build strong career pathways in an important and fast growing sector of Wayne County's economy," said WCCCD Chancellor Curtis L. Ivery. "We're excited about partnering with a global IT leader such as Infosys and appreciate their generosity in helping provide this training to direct more people into rewarding information technology careers."
The Software Engineering Boot Camp will use methods developed at the Infosys Global Education Center to train entry level software engineers. In order to sustain this initiative, Infosys will enable and support WCCCD trainers to conduct the next few training programs for more participants.
"This program not only provides a pathway to a better life for those that participate in it but provides highly skilled and capable workers to a growing sector of our regional economy," Ivery said. "Win-wins like this are a fundamental part of our mission and we're proud to participate in such a vital program with Infosys."