Aptech enters Japan, partners with a local IT company
Mumbai, April 10,
2012: Aptech Limited, a global leader in learning solutions, today
announced its entry into Japanese market by partnering with GAIA Management K.
K., a leading company in the field of technology development and training, through
a franchise model. GAIA Management K. K. through its fully owned subsidiary has
been appointed as a Master Franchisee for Aptech Computer Education and Aptech
English Learning Academy brand in Japan.
The Japanese market offers a unique opportunity for Aptech for training in IT, especially
software development and English education. In addition to career and corporate
training markets, there exists a significant market for providing such training
at the school level. The partnership will leverage GAIAs market access to
deliver Aptechs content across multiple channels.
Announcing the partnership, Mr. Ninad Karpe, MD & CEO,
Aptech Ltd. said, We see good
potential in the Japanese market for IT, bundled with multi-media training and
English educations services. Aptech will offer its latest course curriculum and
best practices in Japan. Our partnership with GAIA Management K. K. will help us facilitate IT education, English
training and services across Japan.
Mr. Ryuichi Hiraide, Founder, Chairman and CEO of GAIA group,
said, information technology training
including multi-media & graphics is one of the rapidly growing market in
Japan, and we expect that it will be a great opportunity for many of the aspiring
Japanese engineers who wish to engage into high-tech industry market. We
selected Aptech Ltd., India, as the best company worldwide to provide such
expertise of IT and multi-media training materials and services. We plan to run
the high-tech IT education business as master franchisee in Japan in terms of
providing the best quality and services with Aptech Ltd.
About GAIA Management K.K.
GAIA Management K.K. is a holding company of a group of
companies in the field of Technology Development and Technology Training for
Automotive and Consumer Goods industries in Japan. Major among this group of
companies is GAIA System Solutions Inc. which is a leading provider of embedded
software development solutions to marquee Japanese companies such as Toyota,
Canon, Nikon etc.
About Aptech Ltd.
Aptech commenced its
education and training business in 1986 and has globally trained over
6.4million students. Aptech is an ISO 9001:2000 organization and the first IT
Training and Education company to get this certification for Education Support Services in 1993. Aptech
has presence in more than 40 emerging countries through its two main streams of businesses –
Individual training and Enterprise Business. As a leader in career education, it has over 1300+ centres
of learning across the world.
Under Individual Training, Aptech offers career and professional
training through its Aptech Computer Education, Arena Animation & Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics
(both in Animation & Multimedia), Aptech Hardware & Networking Academy, Aptech Aviation
& Hospitality Academy and Aptech English Learning Academy brands. Enterprise business includes
Content Development (Aptech Learning Services), Training and Assessment Solutions for Corporates
& Institutions (Aptech Training Solutions,
Aptech Assessment & Testing Solutions).
For further media details contact:
Vice President & Head, Corporate
Communications & Media Relations, Aptech Ltd.
Phone: (0) 9820120477
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