ITEP programme is a unique Technology and Entrepreneurship programme designed to provide both hard and soft skills training to young people to empower them to be the next generation of technology entrepreneurs in ICT industry in Ghana and beyond. The hard skills training component of ITEP enncompasses Software/Web Engineering, Cyber Security and Multimedia while the soft skills cover Entrepreneural , management of enterprise, financial literacy and business sustainability principles.
The programme focuses on technical and managerial competencies and builds the foundation for producing quality and globally competitive Technology Entrepreneurs, equipping and empowering young people with skills and capacity to start their own initiatives and discoveries in the direction of job creation and development. The programme is designed to be result oriented, focusing on the needs of each participating young person to ensure that they achieve their goals as well as the goals of the organisation.
The programme adopts a learning-pratice based approach where beneficiary young people recieve classroom teaching and learning in both hard and soft skills and subsequently undertake practical training to develop a pilot solution project.
Before applying to join the program, consider the list below to be sure that you qualify.
To join ITEP, you should :
- be between the ages of 15 to 25 years at the time you are applying,
- possess a high school degree or higher,
- have basic or advance computer knowledge
- have a pure passion for technology and design
A passion for learning. A strong academic record. And the desire to improve the world for more who you connect with. If this sounds like you, you just might be our ideal candidate!
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