SAP and the SAP University Alliances program, announced the launch of the SAP Next-Gen Consulting program in Asia Pacific Japan, at an exclusive event themed “Build the Talent of the Future for the Digital Enterprise” held in Bangalore, India.
At the event today, top faculty from SAP University Alliances member schools heard from SAP executives and solution experts about SAP’s strategy and direction on cutting edge topics for the digital enterprise, including the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Digital Education for the Digital Transformation, and the innovation culture at SAP.
“SAP Next-Gen Consulting is a new strategic youth innovation initiative for the SAP ecosystem, enabling bright young minds to collaborate with SAP partners, the SAP University Alliances network, and SAP HR Early talent program participants” said Dr. Bernd Welz, Executive Vice President and Head of Scale, Enablement and Transformation, SAP SE. “The program harnesses the creativity of today’s youth to redefine how business is done.”
The first SAP Next-Gen Consulting practice for Asia Pacific Japan will be located at SAP Labs in Gurgaon, India, and will complement the practices in Palo Alto, California and at the SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. The program will also foster next generation developers at SAP Labs in Bangalore, India. SAP Labs India has already been leading the path of youth consulting through its SAP Mile platform to crowdsource innovation from next generation talents.
The SAP University Alliances program is a global initiative that builds the next generation of talent for the digital world and drives innovation from universities to the SAP ecosystem. With over 2,400 institutions in 90 countries, SAP University Alliances works to develop highly qualified graduates with critical skills for the 21st century workforce.