International enterprise software development firm, SAP Africa has announced ‘Moroccan Skill for Africa Initiative’ with plans to provide 10,000 trained ICT consultants focused on Africa’s growth by 2020, ITnewsafrica reports.
The announcement was made at the fourth series of five SAP Africa annual forums. The first chapter of the SAP Skills for Africa initiative was launched by SAP Africa and the Kenyan government in 2013. The Skills for Africa training in Morocco had since commenced in Rabat.
“SAP is committed to driving business in North Africa with the ultimate objective of improving people’s lives through the deployment of innovative industry-specific software solutions. This is not possible without developing the right skills and creating the right jobs in the communities in which we do business,” Pfungwa Serima, CEO SAP Africa said.
Serima added that all 39 of the first Moroccan Skills for Africa class have guaranteed internships – provided they complete their studies successfully.
OCP Group, the charity arm the world’s largest phosphate exporter, OCP Group, have sponsored the infrastructure for the local Skills for Africa training in terms of providing facilities, equipment and hardware.
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