NAIROBI, Kenya – 31 Jan 2013: In an effort to meet growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals, three of Kenya’s leading universities are teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to create an advanced educational and training environment. These partnerships will help students develop critical Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) skills in areas such as analytics, cyber security, big data, social business and cloud.
As part of the collaboration, Riara University will have access to the latest enterprise software and systems. Faculty will have no-charge access to an extensive library of IT curricula for computer science, business and other degree programs and be able to participate in ongoing training opportunities. Students will also have access to IBM experts and real-world case studies from a range of industries.
For more information about IBM’s academic & skills initiatives see: www.ibm.com/press/skills
Adopted from IBM website.