MUMBAI and NEW DELHI, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NSE Academy Limited (NAL), a wholly owned subsidiary of the NSE and Deakin University, an Australian publicly funded university, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and develop joint programme/learning services and creation of non-award graduate programs in India.

The MoU signing between NAL and Deakin is considered significant, on the backdrop of driving digital frontier to enable globally connected education for the jobs of the future.

NAL and Deakin will explore opportunities to develop a range of joint programme/learning services and creation of joint non-award post graduate programs to prepare stakeholders with skills needed to succeed in dynamic and demanding business environment.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Abhilash Misra, CEO, NSE Academy, said, "In our endeavor to bring world class content closer to learners, we are excited about addition of Deakin University to our list of elite partners. We will be jointly working towards creating pathways for Indian students for higher education in Australia and also create online and classroom Executive Education programs for mid-senior executives in India."

Speaking on the MoU agreement, Professor Iain Martin, Vice Chancellor, and Deakin University, said, "With each passing year, workplaces are witnessing a change in the skills required in every profession. Due to a dynamic workplace environment, constant reskilling is required at every level. Our collaboration with NSE Academy is based on the need for education providers to come together with the industry leaders to contribute to the upskilling of workers. We will focus on providing the right tools and technologies to enable people to reskill to help navigate them through their careers."

Also speaking on the MoU signing, Professor Gary Smith, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), Deakin University, said, "We are honoured to have collaborated with NSE Academy to focus on reskilling of individuals. Today employees and employers alike are equally worried about the lack of adequate skills in individuals in every field. Educational institutions and organisations should work together to focus on mid-career reskilling of individuals. It will ensure a tandem between the skills required at workplace and the skills attained at academic institutions."

This association of NSE Academy & Deakin recognizes the critical focus required for both organizations and individuals for mid-career upskilling. The collaboration will aid companies by contributing to the upskilling and reskilling of the existing workforce to encourage business growth.

About NSE Academy Limited:

NSE Academy Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE). NSE Academy promotes financial literacy as a necessary life skill. NSE Academy's initiatives, including partnerships with state and national school boards and schools, interactive courses on personal finance and certification programs, teach school children, homemakers and other non-finance professionals the value of investing, provide an introduction to the Indian capital markets and help to develop new market professionals.

About Deakin University:

Established in 1974, Deakin University successfully combines excellence in teaching, research and effective partnerships with industry and government to deliver high quality courses and undertake research that makes a difference to the domestic and international communities it serves. Deakin's South Asia operations commenced in 1994 at New Delhi, India, making it one of the first overseas education provider to set operations in this region. Here, Deakin engages with the government, industry and the academia to share its vibrant culture of education and research. For more information, visit: http://www.deakin.edu.

About National Stock Exchange of India Limited

National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) is the leading stock exchange in India and the second largest in the world by nos. of trades in equity shares from January to December 2018, according to World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) report. NSE was the first exchange in India to implement electronic or screen-based trading. It began operations in 1994 and is ranked as the largest stock exchange in India in terms of total and average daily turnover for equity shares every year since 1995, based on SEBI data. NSE has a fully-integrated business model comprising exchange listings, trading services, clearing and settlement services, indices, market data feeds, technology solutions and financial education offerings. NSE also oversees compliance by trading and clearing members with the rules and regulations of the exchange. NSE is a pioneer in technology and ensures the reliability and performance of its systems through a culture of innovation and investment in technology. NSE believes that the scale and breadth of its products and services, sustained leadership positions across multiple asset classes in India and globally enable it to be highly reactive to market demands and changes and deliver innovation in both trading and non-trading businesses to provide high-quality data and services to market participants and clients.

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