20 IoT professionals complete a six- month...
20 IoT professionals complete a six- month training on ICT Human resources initiatives
20 IoT professionals have completed six-month training on ICT Human resources initiatives for Business Development to enhance the employability of youth in Rwanda to boost the new employment in Rwanda’s ICT Sector. The main objective of the training was to foster ICT human resources with the aim of becoming a bridge between Japan and Rwanda’s business society.
The training was organized to under the signed cooperation between the University of Rwanda and JICA on Japanese Technical Cooperation and Kobe Institute of Computing.
Presiding over the closing ceremony of the training, the Principal of the College of Science and Technology, the host of the Centre, Dr. Ignace Gatare commended the support from JICA and urged trainees to use the skills they got to enhance employability opportunities in Rwanda and beyond.
“I encourage you to use the knowledge you acquired to widen the range of opportunities. Use the skills you acquired to realize the dream of your career development”, he said. He added that without entrepreneurship and business development skills it is very difficult to realize impact we have been dreaming of.
This training featured internet of things and Entrepreneurship courses to enhance the employability of youth in Rwanda to boost the new employment in Rwanda’s ICT Sector. At the closing, participants presented different initiatives that were designed during the training which are tangible solutions to existing challenges.
Speaking on behalf of the trainees, commended those who organized the training and assured they are ready to use the skills they got to advance ICT and IoT to boost the employment rate in Rwanda. “We are very grateful for the skills we acquired during this six-month training. We assure you that the skills we got will be beneficial to the whole society”, said Marie Ritha Umutoni, one the trainees.
Hayate Sasaki from Kobe Institute commended the commitment of UR top Management and said that this was the first batch of a series of training planned to be offered.
Participants to the training were professionals with IoT skills mainly ACEIoT master’s students and other candidates from Industry with background in ICT–related disciplines and other related fields with IoT experience.