Aptis case study: NetSol Technologies Inc.

Country: Pakistan
Client: NetSol Technologies Inc.
Test takers: Employees
Purpose of the test: Benchmarking language proficiency of employees and new hires
Skills package: Core + Reading + Listening + Writing + Speaking
Mode of Delivery: Computer-based Administration: NetSol Technologies Inc.

NetSol Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ CM: NTWK) (NASDAQ DUBAI: NTWK) is a worldwide provider of global business services and enterprise application solutions. Netsol offers consulting services, custom development, system integration, and technical services for the global financial, healthcare, insurance, energy and technology markets.

NetSol Technologies' clientele include manufacturers, automakers, financial institutions, utility companies, technology providers, and government agencies globally.

NetSol has global presences in Adelaide, Bangkok, Beijing, Dubai, Lahore, London, Riyadh, San Francisco, and San Pedro Sula. With this background, the organisation needs its individuals to have the communication skills to interact within the organisation as well as with their valuable global clientele. This is where Aptis came in as it provides a comprehensive test of all four skills at the convenience of their own office.

Netsol chose Aptis for its quick turnaround time for results and credibility of the British Council experience related to English language.

Results/impact

NetSol used Aptis to benchmark English language requirements for various job roles and to assess their employee's language proficiency skills for a training needs analysis to bring them up to the required level for the job role. In addition, Aptis was used for recruitment to increase the efficiency of the complete process.

Aptis allows us to benchmark our English language requirements across the company, to better strengthen our understanding of what level of English a particular job role requires.

Aamir Chaudhry, Senior Vice President NetSol while commenting on the effectiveness of Aptis for existing empoyees said “Aptis allows us to benchmark our English language requirements across the company, to better strengthen our understanding of what level of English a particular job role requires.”

Pleased with the results achieved for the recruitment process using Aptis, Naveed Akbar, PMO Manager at NetSol commented that “Aptis helps us in identifying the English level of potential hires, so we can match them with the right job role saving us time and effort in having to bring their communication skills up to par later on."