ITIDA launches German language training program in Upper Egypt to Lure BPO investments

Aiming at attracting more business process outsourcing companies to Egypt, the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has launched a new language training initiative to support higher education students in Upper Egypt to master the German language

  
ITIDA launches German language training program in Upper Egypt to Lure BPO investments

The program targets creating a qualified talent pool in German to lure global outsourcing companies to invest in the south region of Egypt

Aiming at attracting more business process outsourcing companies to Egypt, the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has launched a new language training initiative to support higher education students in Upper Egypt to master the German language.

ITIDA, in cooperation with Goethe-Institut in Cairo, has already announced the program’s pilot phase, which will be implemented with the South Valley University to train 100 students from the second and third academic years.

ITIDA’s CEO, Amr Mahfouz, noted: “The program serves our strategic pillar of building the Egyptian citizen; where ITIDA is currently focusing on expanding its language training programs, especially, the English, German and French languages, to qualify young learners to the global business services market, thus creating a wide base of competitive Egyptian calibers in ICT related specializations”.

“The program is designed to increase the competitiveness of Upper Egypt governorates in the offshoring and call center services, through continuously training students and equipping them with in-demand skills, to build and maintain a talent pool, which in its role will lure international companies to invest in these governorates, provide many jobs opportunities for young people.”, Mahfouz added.

The courses are scheduled to commence during this summer vacation via integrated online learning and will help improve language learners’ level from the beginner’s (A1) to the advanced level (B2). The Goethe-Institut in Cairo will provide scientific and linguistic lecturers based on the educational requirements of each level of the three levels offered by the program.

The Students will get a certificate upon the conclusion of each course level, as well as a detailed record of grades from Goethe-Institut in Cairo. Besides, graduates will be linked to job opportunities available in global delivery centers, which offer not less than EGP10k as an average monthly salary.

The program is funded mainly by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) where students pay a contribution percentage, as per their previous academic year’s grade (GPA) before applying.

Send us your press releases to pressrelease.zawya@refinitiv.com

© Press Release 2021

Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release.

The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.


More From Press Releases