SAP to launch training for ICT-related jobs

28 Jul 2018

Article featured the memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between enterprise software company SAP, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and the five polytechnics including SP to launch the SAP Skills University Singapore. SAP, which spearheaded the initiative, said the programmes are targeted to meet the industry’s manpower and skills needs. The collaboration will offer career advisory and placement services in ICT-related jobs, with funding support by SSG. As part of the collaboration, two types of work-learn programmes will be available. The first, targeted at mid-career professionals, are professional conversion programmes combining placement and training which aim to help them gain new skills and enter the ICT sector. The second type of programme, which is targeted at poly graduates, aims to kick-start their careers by facilitating employment opportunities within companies in the ICT industry. SAP will work with the polys to develop and deliver curriculum content, focusing on specialised ICT courses including predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology. SAP said it expects 1,000 individuals to benefit from the collaboration over the next three years. Similar story was reported in Lianhe Zaobao and Berita Harian. (The Straits Times, pC1)
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