Huawei Technologies has opened a cost-free on the net 5G coaching system to some Engineering and Computer Science learners at the College of Ghana.
This varieties part of the tech giant’s initiatives to produce and improve the country’s Information and Interaction Engineering (ICT) talent pool.
The initiative which is presently benefitting 70 university learners sorts part of the Huawei’s broader agenda to create over two million IT Pros in excess of the next 5 yrs.
This is also in line with satisfying the tech giant’s commitment to authorities to educate about 5000 Ghanaians in ICT by 2024.
It is also the initially significant coaching less than the recent MOU arrangement amongst Huawei Ghana and the Schooling Ministry to offer you professional ICT coaching and fingers-on experience to selected tertiary establishments in Ghana.
Under the theme, “Debunking the 5G Myth”, the two weeks intense on the internet program will seek out to equip the individuals with a elementary comprehension of the key specifications, capabilities and usage eventualities of 5G and the crucial innovations driving it.
It will also guide the contributors to establish the a variety of alternatives supplied by 5G.
Participants will also be informed of difficulties and problems confronting 5G deployment.
Talking at the opening ceremony, which was held remotely by using video clip conferencing, Deputy Managing Director for Huawei Ghana, Kweku Essuman Quansah, reiterated the relevance of the training course.
He claimed, “We’ve been hearing about the claims of 5G wi-fi: increased networking potential, throughput up to 10 times more rapidly, much better connectivity and additional secure entry.
“As with most new technologies, there is a whole lot of excitement about the abilities. This brief class is consequently meant to equip Universities College students and help them in being familiar with 5G technological know-how, from the point of view of technological know-how, specifications, regulation, plan, economic system, culture and atmosphere.”
Mr. Quansah added that, as a firm with around 30 years’ knowledge in the ICT ecosystem and the global chief in 5G, Huawei thinks in knowledge transfer.
“Giving these students the opportunity to learn, appreciate and embrace the 5th Generation Telecommunications Technological know-how is just one of our critical plans of supplying again to society as a result of information transfer” he observed.
Talking on behalf of Dr. Abdulai Jamal, the Head of Division of Pc Science at the College of Ghana, lecturer at the faculty, Julius Yaw Ludu, hinted on the need to have for marketplace to collaborate with academia.
He pointed out “for a state to develop, it is vital for instructional institutions and the industry to collaborate. It is vital pupils brainstorm widely and arrive up with novel solutions making use of 5G know-how.”
The instructor for the education, John Mwasi who will be conducting the course remotely from Windhoek, Namibia encouraged the student to make an work to be punctual. He also gave them a gist of what they need to count on during the education.
Speaking on behalf of the college students Joshua Eyram Wordey, Huawei ICT Academy student Ambassador and a level 300 Computer Science College student at the University of Ghana thanked Huawei Ghana for the opportunity presented.
“We are quite grateful to Huawei for providing us this prospect, 5G is the long run of engineering and as college students, we will do our very best to utilise and utilize what we are discovering in this class to add positively to society”.
Globally, Huawei cooperates with much more than 600 universities to established up Huawei ICT academies, encouraging the universities enhance their ICT training skills.
In Ghana, Huawei has partnered with the College of Ghana and more than 10 top Ghanaian Universities as authorised Huawei ICT Academies and has qualified above 3000 pupils in latest ICT technologies.
The Huawei 5G on the internet course which started out July 22, finishes on July 31, 2020.