University Xchange Awards
(www.corpu.com) for Excellence and Innovation in Corporate
Learning honor learning organizations whose programs improve
employee and business performance.
9th annual CUX awards conference was held on 5th
February 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.
partnership with BITS Pilani, Wipro Technologies had showcased the
WASE (Wipro Academy of Software Excellence) for the CUX awards
and bagged the Best Practice Award for Corporate College partnership
for 2007. Peter Degnan, Executive Director Wharton Business
Education and Patricia "Patty" Coopersmith, National Defense
University - Project Manager were the judges for this category.
IT Major Wipro Technologies started a pioneering
initiative in the field of higher education through WASE in the year
1995 for giving motivated and meritorious B.Sc. graduates the right
kind of training for facing the challenges of the dynamic
Information Technology world. Wipro signed a MoU with BITS-Pilani in
September 1997 for offering a collaborative 4 year MS Software
Engineering degree for the WASE B.Sc. graduates.
In India today, this award for the Wipro / BITS-Pilani
collaboration marks yet another milestone in industry university