Accenture to Provide IT Services for TAFE Queensland, Australia, under New Two-Year Agreement

Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST

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BRISBANE, Australia--(Business Wire)--
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has marked a 10-year relationship with the Department of
Education, Training and Employment through a renewal of its business,
application and infrastructure support services arrangement for the Technical
and Further Education (TAFE) student solution in Queensland, Australia. 

Accenture has provided business services to support the TAFE Queensland
Institutes Student Administrative System (ISAS) since 2002. These services have
included business consulting, systems integration, application support and
maintenance, as well as IT infrastructure support. Under a new two-year
agreement Accenture will continue providing critical support services for the
core student solution across the state. 

The ISAS solution provides a centralized, end-to-end student administration
solution for more than 80 TAFE campuses across Queensland, providing more than
250,000 students annually with access to their records and numerous services,
such as enrollment, self-service for academic records and payment of accounts.
The solution processes more than 1.6 million enrollment transactions and issues
80,000 awards and certificates per year. 

Dean Sedgman from the Department stated, "Accenture has proven itself to be a
reliable and valued provider of services to us and, with the latest arrangement,
both of our organizations will continue to focus on improving the student
experience across the state by providing a solution that meets the challenges of
our environment." 

"This is one of the largest solutions of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere,
and demonstrates the value of working with the Department on a common goal to
help meet the changing needs of TAFE students and education administrators
across Queensland," said Paul Chapman, who leads Accenture`s work on the
program. 

Learn more about Accenture`s human services solutions and focus, Empowering
Services, Improving Lives and Delivering Public Service for the Future. 

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing
company with over 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.
Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all
industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world`s most
successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become
high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues
of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is
www.accenture.com.

Media:
Accenture
Leah Sneddon, + 61 2 9005 6276
+ 61 427 061 206 (Mobile)
leah.sneddon@accenture.com
or
Joseph Dickie, + 512 694 6422
joseph.r.dickie@accenture.com

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