Aranda: The Capacity Bank “TIB” strategy aims to launch 100 academies
Atm: Qualifying 7,000 students in Faculties of Engineering, Computers and Information
Huawei Technologies Egypt cooperates with 40 companies in various sectors to provide job opportunities for engineering, computers and information graduates in the field of data, industrial intelligence, cloud computing and networks, after training them in Huawei academies and qualifying them for the labor market.
Hala Aranda, executive vice president of Huawei Egypt, told the “stock market” that the strategy of the Huawei Technology Training Program (TIB) “Capacity Bank” aims to launch 100 academies in all public and private universities.
The company has succeeded in establishing 62 academies so far. The training program aims to contribute to advancing the “Digital Egypt” strategy, in cooperation with development partners, the government and private sectors, universities, ICT industry leaders, and others.
He pointed out that the training program is a full scholarship from “Huawei” over a period of 3 years, for students of the Faculties of Engineering, Computers and Information.
She explained that the company contributes, through its community role, to qualifying students for the labor market, through its development programs, in digital transformation. Huawei cooperates in its community programs with many companies, including the four mobile companies, “Telecom Egypt”, “Orange”, “Etisalat” and “Vodafone”, in addition to the El Sewedy Company and others.
“Huawei” also owns the “gsec” center, which is among the top 5 centers in the world that works to qualify and train young graduates on Huawei technology, and to provide them with job opportunities outside Egypt with the companies that Huawei cooperates with.
Aranda said that the company has many initiatives targeting employment, including Huawei’s participation in an employment forum last month, to provide job opportunities in the technological field and digital transformation, which witnessed a large turnout of graduates.
She explained that the company announced a few days ago the launch of a recruitment website, as a link between Huawei Academy graduates and companies in various sectors. This system comes under the auspices of the Ministry of Communications, Information Technology, Manpower and Higher Education.
For his part, Eng. Yousry Atlam, CEO of Huawei Academy, said that the main goal of the TIB program is for Egypt to be the regional center for digital transformation.
He explained that the “Huawei” Academy has been able to train and qualify more than 7 thousand students who are graduates of the Faculties of Engineering, Computers and Information in about 62 governmental and private universities.
Since its launch last year, nearly 23,000 students have applied to the program.
After conducting the placement tests, Huawei announced its plan to train and qualify 12,000 students within 3 years.
He pointed out that Huawei has cooperated with 40 companies in various sectors to provide job opportunities in the fields of data, industrial intelligence, cloud computing and networks for graduates of Huawei Academy.
He said that the academy was not negatively affected by the outbreak of the Coronavirus … rather, it benefited from the crisis, unlike other sectors, because it contributed to everyone’s acceptance of the culture of digital transformation and remote work.
During the first wave of the pandemic, the academy was able to reach students in various governorates and remote and remote areas such as Nuba, and focused on utilizing young Prime Time Zone’s time in their online training.
He pointed out that the biggest challenge facing the training program is the slowdown in the employment of graduates due to the conditions and circumstances resulting from the outbreak of the virus, which affected all sectors and private sector companies.
He stressed the need to intensify the efforts of social responsibility in developing the human element to achieve the greatest benefit, as investment in Prime Time Zone is the basis of development.
Atlem said that the current strategy of the Academy focuses on creating the largest number of job opportunities for graduates in cooperation with its partners, and the Academy can also contribute to training those who move to the Administrative Capital on the mechanisms of digital transformation.
The article “Huawei” is cooperating with 40 companies to provide technology jobs and was written in the newspaper Al-Borsa.