Capgemini, Dassault Systèmes and University of Adelaide launch a collaborative education program in Australia

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The industry-first program aims to develop and grow the future workforce across industries 

Sydney, September 30 2019 – Capgemini, Dassault Systèmes and University of Adelaide today announced that they have signed an agreement to launch a collaborative education program to develop skills for the future workforce in the Marine and Offshore sector. The program, an industry-first, aims to create business value by equipping people with future skills needed to help compete in tomorrow’s economy.

 The accelerated program based on Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform, developed in collaboration with the University of Adelaide will run for a period of four months.  The educational program for both young graduates and experienced practitioners will comprise of theory, practical and soft skills courses.  As a part of the curriculum, Capgemini will provide global experts across a range of soft skills, in areas such as product life cycle management, cybersecurity, customer experience, cloud and artificial intelligence.  The goal is for learners to acquire the fundamental concepts of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, (Collaborative Innovation Process, Product Lifecycle Management, Digital Factory and Digital Twins), understand the digital transformation challenges of customers and to implement the 3DEXPERIENCE platform within new industrial processes of today and into the future.

“Leading businesses are reimagining the future of work as we transition into a digitally innovative economy. This industry collaboration is a catalyst for rapidly accelerating a more productive and adaptive future workforce, especially in the defence and naval related industries in South Australia.  The program will deliver a high calibre of talent which will help enhance global competitiveness for Australia,” said Luc-Francois Salvador, Executive Chairman, Capgemini in Asia Pacific.

“This new short course is a perfect example of how innovation in education can help upskill workers and to transition them from other industry sectors. The University of Adelaide has a strong commitment to working with industry partners, co-creating the workforce of the future and feeding directly into the defence skills base available in South Australia,” says Professor Pascale Quester, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), University of Adelaide.

Commenting further on this collaboration, Florence Verzelen, Executive Vice President, Industry Solutions, Marketing, Global Affairs and Communication at Dassault Systèmes said, “We are living an Industry Renaissance. Digital transformation is reshaping industries, linking the real and virtual to bring new ways of inventing, learning, producing and trading. With its 3DEXPERIENCE platform, Dassault Systèmes is the catalyst and enabler of the Industry Renaissance. Our customers worldwide are transforming their operations and business models thanks to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, and are empowering their workforces with knowledge and know-how. Dassault Systèmes is thrilled to support this collaborative education program in Australia to prepare the workforce of the future and transform the industry.”

About Capgemini

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.

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About the University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide is a world-class research and teaching institution, centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation and preparing the educated leaders of tomorrow. Australia’s third oldest university, the University of Adelaide is proudly ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world. Adelaide has over 100 Rhodes Scholars among its distinguished alumni and is associated with five Nobel Laureates. We attract academic staff who are global leaders in their fields, along with the best and brightest students. The University of Adelaide is among Australia’s leading universities in defence engagement with government and industry.

About Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 250, 000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.

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