Savitribai Phule Pune University Partners With Maruti Suzuki To Train Aspirants In Automobile Retail

Introduces a customized course – Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Retail Management

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Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced its partnership with Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra to train youth in automobile retail. With the support from Maruti Suzuki, the university will offer a customized 3 years ‘Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Retail Management’ course to students. The three-year curriculum will comprise of one-year classroom training followed by two-year on-the-job training at Maruti Suzuki authorized dealerships. 

The curriculum for Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Retail Management is developed by Maruti Suzuki and Savitribai Phule Pune University with an enhanced focus on value education, work ethics, soft skills, and learning Indian and Japanese work culture. Special sessions on the automobile industry and its best practices will be imparted by industry experts as part of the course. The first batch of 80 students will commence the academic year 2021-22 from August 2021. The course is based on the concept of ‘Earn while you Learn’ where students will receive a stipend during their on-the-job training. 

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