ATLANTA, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NIIT Limited, a global skills and talent development company and leading provider of managed training services, announced that the company has acquired a controlling stake in RPS Consulting Private Limited (RPS Consulting), a leading provider of emerging digital technology learning solutions for experienced technology professionals working in more than 260 global companies.
RPS Council, a company headquartered in Bangalore, India has a training portfolio of more than 2,000 courses that includes specialized training solutions on emerging digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, DevOps, automation and cybersecurity . The company’s digital platform enables hands-on virtual labs on a host of emerging technologies, supported by more than 700 certified mentors. The company also offers authorized training to 23 global technology partners including Microsoft, Red Hat, VMware, Citrix, Dell EMC, Google, AWS, ISC2 among others.
This acquisition will help NIIT expand its portfolio of managed training services to include comprehensive digital technology skills training for its global customers with the following benefits:
A comprehensive catalog of learning programs to enable digital transformation journeys for large companies
Digital talent transformation solutions to improve digital transformation capability across the enterprise
Training in IT and emerging digital technologies as a managed service focused on business and learning outcomes
“Talented talent in emerging digital technologies has become the new currency fueling digital and business transformation. Large global companies are looking for a trusted and reliable managed services partner who can meet organizational needs on a global scale. We are confident that the combination of NIIT and RPS Consulting will provide our clients with the opportunity to work with two leading brands to comprehensively address their digital skills challenges and global talent needs, ”said Sailesh Lalla, Executive Vice President, Corporate Learning Group at NIIT.
“Fortune and Global 500 organizations around the world are prioritizing digital transformation. Now more than ever, businesses need partners who can get things done when it comes to developing digital skills and talents to drive these transformations. The expertise and experience of NIIT and RPS Consulting will give our global clients the advantage of a comprehensive and scalable partner who can sustain their workforce with the latest technologies and emerging digital skills, ”said DJ Chadha, Executive Vice President, Corporate Learning Group at NIIT.
Prasad Balakrishnan, CEO and Executive Director, RPS Consulting Pvt. Ltd.. said, “NIIT and RPS Consulting are both leading names in the digital technology training industry. We are convinced that this acquisition will result in significant value creation for our customers, partners and stakeholders. “
Following the transaction, RPS Consulting became a subsidiary of NIIT. The RPS Consulting management team would continue to drive operations.
About RPS Consulting
RPS Consulting is a leading provider of emerging digital technology training programs for experienced technology professionals working in GCCs and GSIs across India. Based in Bangalore, RPS CONSULTING has been helping clients seamlessly plan and execute their employee training initiatives for over 15 years.
To find out more, visit: www.rpsconsulting.in
Founded in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, provides multidisciplinary learning and training management solutions to businesses, institutions and individuals in 30 countries. NIIT has two main lines of business across the world: the Corporate Learning Group and the Skills and Career Group.
NIIT Company Learning Group (CLG) offers a full suite of managed training services, including custom program design and content development, learning administration, learning delivery, strategic sourcing, learning technology and consultancy services. With a prolific team of experienced learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping clients increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the strong principles of ‘Run Training Like a Business’, NIIT’s managed training services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with learning and development and demonstrably improve business performance. ‘effectiveness and efficiency of learning to create transformative business impact.
For more information, visit www.niit.com
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