Valeo partners top Indian institutes to tap innovation, make students industry-ready

Valeo’s new initiative looks to tap into engineering minds for innovative ideas that would help address emerging mobility needs. Also, through experiential learning opportunities and mentoring, the French supplier will also support them to become industry-ready professionals. Commenting on the programme, Ashok Belani, Group president and MD, Valeo India, said, “I am happy that we would be able to nurture bright young engineers and support them to become industry-ready professionals through direct exposure to Valeo’s latest international processes and technology and mentoring provided by our experts.” CoE at VIT, skilling at LICET,…

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The changing role of accounting education in a tech-centric future: Insights from AICPA Global Roundtable

No matter which camp you fall in, there’s no denying the shadow of emerging technology looms large across the industry. Given its potential to reshape accounting, it should come as no surprise that both sides of the discussion were explored in depth at the AICPA Global Executive Roundtable held in Sydney on November 4, ahead of the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA). Tech-enabled trust The resistance of the accounting industry to change was a recurring theme throughout the roundtable discussions. While almost half (49 per cent) of accountants globally would like to…

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In battle against biting bugs, Boulder looks to education, ecological restoration

With snow on the ground and temperatures around freezing, you may not be thinking of mosquitoes. But Boulder is. Staff on Thursday laid out a plan to focus more on prevention and education and less on potentially harmful treatments as the city looks to prevent the proliferation of the pests. There are over 3,000 different species globally, 175 of which can be found in the U.S. About a dozen species of mosquitoes frequent Boulder, but far fewer transmit West Nile Virus. Boulder’s mosquito management plan was developed in 2002, in…

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