XLRI, Reliance WebWorld to offer online courses

The Jamshedpur-based Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), one of India’s premier management institutes, has tied up with tech services retail chain Reliance WebWorld to foray into the e-learning space.

Under the agreement, a postgraduate certificate in logistics supply chain management (PGCLSCM) programme on a virtual classroom platform will be launched, said a statement.

The programme will be available in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune through Reliance WebWorld outlets. The 14-month course has been designed by XLRI and will entail over 400 hours of teaching.

The professors of XLRI will use Reliancee WebWorld’s video conferencing facility to reach the student community across locations on a real time basis, said the statement.

Reliance WebWorld is a nationwide chain of retail stores for digital entertainment and communication and serves as one-stop-shop for telecom services major Reliance Infocomm’s products and services.

“This programme is a part of XLRI’s larger plans to up-skill corporate India by offering premium programmes right at the doorstep of its managers without hampering their existing jobs,” said XLRI director N Casimir Raj.

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