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SAP Africa Takes Its Skills for Africa Initiative to Morocco | IT News Africa

A new program focuses on job-training in Morocco for the ICT sector:

it news africaAt the fourth in the series of five SAP Africa Forums that are being held across the continent this year, SAP Africa today shared the details of the latest chapter in the company’s Skills for Africa job creation initiative.

Part of SAP Africa’s goal to provide 10,000 trained ICT consultants by 2020 focused on Africa’s growth industries, the Morocco program represents intense collaboration between SAP Africa and its partners in the region, many of whom are also united by a mission to drive socio-economic growth and stimulate job creation.

In an African Economic Outlook survey among experts on 36 African countries about the major challenges youth face in labor markets, 54% found a mismatch of skills between what job seekers have to offer and what employers require to be a major obstacle. In this context, the first chapter of the SAP Skills for Africa initiative was launched by SAP Africa and the Kenyan government in 2012. Since then, the effort has gained significant momentum…[Full Story]

 

 

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