Huawei launches training center to promote ICT skills in Ghana

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Huawei has launched an ICT training center to promote ICT skills in Ghana and beyond.

Local partners like MTN Ghana, Vodafone Ghana, Airtel Tigo Ghana, IPMC and National Identification Authority (NIA) will undergo a close to three weeks training from December 3 to 19, 2018.

Courses in this program include IP (Internet Protocol), HCNP (Huawei Certified Network Professional) certification which will certify trainees as Huawei IP HCNP professionals.

A Deputy Minister for Communication, Vincent Sowah Odotei, said government has keen interest in ICT development and is ready to partner Huawei for the initiative.

“We find this Huawei ICT training Centre and the certified programmes that they are offering really in place and a timely intervention to enable us build a core capacity and core competencies in our professionals to ensure that we are able to properly leverage the benefit of ICT” he said.

“These Huawei certified programmes are key because we realize that the provision of core ICT skills is a global phenomenon. The current government will be a willing partner. The current government will not only build a willing infrastructure but will facilitate private sector participation to ensure our digitization agenda in all aspects of technology proceeds and we accelerate that,” he added.

The Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Ghana, Tommy Zhou announced how the programmes will go a long way to train young ICT talents in Ghana to be seniors in the IT world.

“Today Huawei is reiterating our commitment to working even more closely with partners across the continent to better equip the next generation of technology leaders,” he said.

“By enhancing industry-academic cooperation, Huawei as an international ICT company hopes to make its contribution to the ICT development in Ghana to pave way to achieving a smart Ghana,” he added.

Source: Priscilla Anum-noi || ghananewsonline.com.gh

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