SAP Young Professionals program extends digital capacity building for Lusophone Africa

SAP Young Professionals program extends digital capacity building for Lusophone Africa

LUANDA, Angola, June 17, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – SAP’s main initiative to develop digital skills, the Young Professionals Program, is celebrating the first young people who will end this program in Angola and Moçambique with success.

The virtual graduation ceremony was attended by His Excellency Senhor Constantin Zelenty, Deputy Chief of the German Embassy in Angola, Cathy Smith, Executive Director of SAP Africa, Pedro Guerreiro, Executive Director of SAP Central Africa, as representatives of clients and partners of SAP, 25 young talents from Angola and Moçambique officially obtained the title of Young Graduates, after a three-month program with objective two to provide as main skills and qualifications based on more recent SAP technologies.

Senhor Constantin Zelenty, Vice-Chief of the Mission of the German Embassy in Angola stated: “So that as Angolan companies we grow and tenham successso na nossa era modern, têm to take advantage of the transforming power of digital technologies together with highly qualified talent. We hope that this or the first of many groups of young people will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to the service of ambições de Angola with a modern digital economy ”.

The Young Professionals Program Program is an initiative offered by a SAP Skills guide for Africa and has trained more than 1,460 young people throughout the continent since or its launch in 2012. Recently, the Expansion Program means your presence. Only in 2021, talents from Senegal, Costa do Marfim, Algeria, Quênia, Uganda, Tanzânia, Ethiopia and, ago, from Angola and Moçambique, formed.

O Program with a duration of between two and three months, uses an exclusive training plan that includes functional and technical knowledge of SAP software, with a focus on more recent innovations from SAP. A component of social qualifications is included to ensure that graduates can work with events in organizations where they are placed and cause an immediate positive impact. Successful university applicants, who are underemployed or underemployed, are selected from the country or program and offered and trained as SAP Associated Consultants. A certifications and knowledge of SAP solutions that graduates will acquire during the program, because they have a competitive vantage in the labor market and guarantor, to the organizations that use SAP technologies, a constant flow of young talents to help promote their efforts of digital transformation.

Pedro Guerreiro, Executive Director for Central Africa of SAP, affirms that the graduates will play an invaluable role and will not support SAP clients and partners, as they implement their digital transformation strategies. “The last 18 months will highlight the importance of digital technologies in how organizations can adapt to disruptions and function with success. As African organizations continue their efforts to build smart entrepreneurial capabilities, we need access to specialized digital capabilities. We paraben the first group that was formed in Lusophone Africa and we are eager to see the impact that it has on our clients and partners. “

This program is part of a collaboration between a SAP and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH with the aim of creating still 450 businesses for people with non-IT qualifications in ten African countries over three years. The cooperation project is part of the Special Initiative “Training and job creation” and the development of programs that GIZ implements in the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

As registrations for the next program, SAP Young Professionals Program, for candidates from Nigéria and da Costa do Marfim are open, we have plans to carry out more programs for the year 2021. For more information and registration links, visit: https: // www / mena / training -certification / training-development-institute.html

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