Flipkart has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in collaboration with the Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), set up through the National Skill Development Corporation of India (NSDC) and Karnataka Skill Development Centre (KSDC). As part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the Indian e-commerce platform’s CoE will help build a skilled and trained workforce to fill the gaps in the rapidly growing e-commerce industry in the country.
The Centre of Excellence, will train and skill job seekers who wish to join the logistics space. It will focus on augmenting skill development in the logistic industry.
Equipped with modern classrooms, computers and projectors, this CoE covers an area of 1,500 sq ft. The training modules have been developed with help from LSC and KSDC, and will impart knowledge to candidates on various aspects of logistics and supply chain, including storage and distribution, customer management and material handling.
The learners will also be updated about the local transportation laws and regulations and receive an overall knowledge of the end-to-end supply chain. Soft skills training will also ensure that the aspirants are able to interact with customers satisfactorily.
Karnataka Kaushalya Mission, will also actively help in this endeavour, especially by mobilising learners for the CoE.
The 60-day long training session will make the participants job ready, especially in the Indian e-commerce space.
The certificates provided to the learners at the end of the course will be recognised in several countries, such as Australia, Denmark, Germany and Saudi Arabia. The certification awarded under the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSFQ), will be equivalent to an undergraduate degree, and will significantly increase the job prospects of the learners.