EDII Bangalore office takes the credit of bagging the prestigious Accenture project – ‘Skills to Succeed 2020 Goal’. Accenture is one of the world’s leading management consulting, technology services and outsourcing organizations, with presence in 53 countries around the globe. The project entails organizing Micro Enterprise Development Programms (MEDPs) in different sectors (such as; Handicrafts, food processing etc.) in five southern India states viz. Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. The project will develop Micro Entrepreneurs among the rural youth, which shall subsequently result in employment generation, asset creation and revenue generation on a sustainable basis. The goal is to train 3,000 people over 75 programmes, in five states in South India.
The holistic focus of Accenture is to achieve the motto of ‘Skills to Succeed (S to S)’, by the end of fiscal 2020. The entire project ‘S to S’ will equip 3 million people globally with workplace and entrepreneurial skills.
Impact to be witnessed in the areas of:
New livelihood avenues, especially for women