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IMER collaborates with SAP Student Academy & CLOCKWORK ACADEMY

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imerInstitute of Management Education and Research Belgaum (IMER) today announced its collaboration with CLOCKWORK ACADEMY an authorized Training Partner of SAP to offer SAP Business One courses to all their students.

Each year India produces over 2.5 million university graduates, of which 20 percent are technical graduates. According to NASSCOM, only 25 percent of these technical graduates are considered employable by IT and ITeS companies. The report also states that India’s IT sector will face a potential shortfall of half a million skilled professionals annually. To address this shortfall, IMER seeks to form a strong industry-academia alliance to nurture and further hone student skills.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. 

SAP Student Academy is a key Initiative undertaken by SAP Education to empower the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students of Institutes across India. The key objective of the program is to enhance Student Employability through Contemporary and Industry relevant SAP courses. SAP Student Academy has been successful in imparting affordable SAP trainings to over 15000+ students across 200+ Institutes in India.

About the Program

The SAP Business One On-campus Training program jointly offered by Clockwork and SAP India is specially designed for under-graduate and post-graduate students. With ERP becoming a competitive necessity most Companies have either already adopted or in the process of adopting ERP in their Organization. So exposure to ERP has become a vital skill and essential in today’s information technology driven working environment and hence an integral part of ‘industry readiness’ for students. The large scale adoption of ERP in Organizations also provides career opportunities in Implementation and Support. This program is designed to give students a right mix of theoretical and practical know-how on ERP both from an implementation as well as an end-user perspective.

Career Opportunities for Students

The Indian market is seeing an exponential trend in adoption of ERP systems by SME. Even with the current levels of adoption there is a gap in supply vis-à-vis demand for good quality consultants for implementation and support. SAP Business One market in India is growing by over 100% year-on-year. This course serves as a foundation to pursue SAP Business One as a career opportunity. SAP Business One also being an International ERP Package and used across the Globe, certified SAP Business One consultants have career opportunities not only in India but world over.

In addition Organizations which are using SAP Business One offer employment opportunities for quality and certified SAP Business One consultants either as Core Users or Internal Support Consultants.

Clockwork Quote – “It is our endeavour to give the students at IMER who are the workforce of tomorrow the knowledge and skills they need to meet Industry’s strategic goals. Clockwork’s approach has always been to make the participants truly Industry ready – this essentially means a very practice oriented hands-on training supplemented by faculty who are experienced Consultants with abundant live SAP consulting and implementation experience.” said, BadriNarayanan J, CEO of Clockwork Business Solutions.   

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