The first batch of 'Huawei BUET ICT Academy' has completed its four months training this week. As a completion of this firm training, 24 students have been awarded certifications from the academy, said a press release.
The certification was handed to the students by Satya Prasad Majumder, vice chancellor, and professor Abdul Jabbar Khan, pro vice-chancellor; and Zhangcheng, director of Huawei South Asia Enterprise Partner Development and Management Department.
Najia Samantha Islam, manager, Public Affairs, South Asia Public Relations Department; and other academia and officials of BUET were also present at the event.
Started in January 2023; the training for the first batch was focused on Routing and Switching (IP Networks) and 5G (Cellular and Mobile Networks). Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) coordinated the course and certification.
Of the 24 students, 14 have completed training in routing and switching, and 10 have finished training on 5G. In addition, the participants got the opportunity to communicate with more than 3,000 global instructors. Further, the academy aims to cover 83 certification programs on 19 different subjects in the next batches.
On this occasion, Satya Prasad Majumder, vice chancellor of BUET, shared, "Academic knowledge itself is not enough for the students anymore. Thus, collaborating with Huawei will expose the students to practical scenarios and knowledge. Moreover, gaining international certificates benefits the students by opening a wide range of job opportunities and preparing them for future employment", opined Satya Prasad Majumder, vice chancellor of BUET.
Zhangcheng from Huawei said, "Huawei has been always devoted in developing a better ICT talent ecosystem in Bangladesh and equip them with relevant ICT skills. We are pleased to see the interest of youth showed for this academy. Congratulations to all the participants of the first batch who finished the training."
It is mentionable that Huawei South Asia has been setting up ICT Academy in collaboration with different universities as part of their commitment to developing an ICT ecosystem.
Huawei has recently established its 6th ICT Academy at CUET in Bangladesh to enhance ICT-related skills among young learners.