NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – Riara University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with global IT training brand NIIT to offer future ready programs in digital marketing and big data analysis to the Kenyan market.
The two courses are set to commence in September 2019 and will run at the University Mbagathi Way Campus.
NIIT Kenya Center Head Saumil Vyas says NIIT future ready programs are in high demand in many parts of the world as they ensure that certified learners have the competences required by employers.
According Vyas, at least 26,000 learners are certified from over 30 NIIT training centers in Africa every year.
In Kenya, NIIT is in association with listed company Car and General, with the ambitions to bridge the IT skill gap in Kenyan market through NIIT future ready programs.
“Riara has already built a strong brand in Kenya and we are excited to be associated with this greatness. Tremendous strides are made by collaborating with such organizations that are keen on impacting positively on people’s lives,” CEO of Car and General Vijay Gidoomal said.
NIIT Limited was founded in 1981 in New Delhi, India, with the aim of bringing people and computers together successfully.
Currently, the institution has a presence in 40 countries and has so far trained over 35 million learners globally.