Excellence Delivered (ExD) and the University of Balochistan, Quetta (UoB), through her ORIC & Computer Science department, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to pursue a SAP training program, titled – ‘SAP Learning Hub, Student Edition’. The MoU was signed between ExD CEO, Sajjad Mustafa Syed and UoB Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Javeid Iqbal.
UoB established in June-1970, is the oldest institute of Higher Learning in the province. Having realised the value of SAP as a globally recognized brand, UoB has partnered up with ExD to create an opportunity for students to become SAP Certified Consultants and in this way become useful resources for the IT industry in Pakistan.
The MoU between ExD and UoB focuses on exchange of ideas, skills and techniques to produce technical human resource capable of extending services on SAP and other such platforms. The goal of the MoU is to demonstrate that both parties recognize the value that their technical cooperation has for advancing the state of technology and technical expertise in Pakistan as a whole.
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Through the MoU, ExD and UoB are looking to promote SAP through various programs and activities. ExD, as a SAP Platinum Partner will be sharing several resources with UoB ranging from; Awareness Seminars, Academic Staff for SAP Modules, Conducting Workshops and providing Internships among other similar learning opportunities for the students of the province.
Additionally, 300 students are set to be put through the SAP program of Training and Certification, within the year. Those who complete the training will receive a SAP Training Certification Exam while those who pass the Certification Exam will receive a SAP Certification.
Mr. Sajjad Syed, the CEO of ExD stated, “This MoU will be of great benefit to the students of Balochistan and we are pleased to provide them with the opportunity to take advantage of our expertise. We hope to develop the technical level and skills of our youth to succeed in their careers. This program will help ensure that we have a more skilled workforce with the necessary training and credentials to fulfil the demands of our nation’s growing IT industry”
Prof. Dr. Javeid Iqbal, the Vice-Chancellor of UoB added, “The future of our students is actually the future of Pakistan. With this collaboration we are paving the way for great progress in Pakistan’s IT industry.”