Monday, February 01, 2010

ChamVarsity debuts, promises world class training

Information Technology (IT) driven firm, Chams Plc, has unveiled ChamsVarsity, to propel its strategic training modules, just as it promises world class IT education.

Dean of ChamsVarsity, Mrs. Omoyemi Oluleye, affirming this in Lagos, said ChamsVarsity presently has designed a curriculum that extends beyond the technical aspect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), but comprise techno-management courses for industry requirements.

This, she noted would boost training modules mapped out to cater for ICT training needs of individual students seeking basic computer knowledge and ICT professionals desirous of filling knowledge gaps or updating ICT skills of their staff especially in the core areas where Chams Plc has core competence, that is identity management, payment and transactional systems, card technology and software development.

According to her, the setting up of ChamsVarsity is an extension of the company’s vision of creating a strong army of well equipped and knowledgeable ICT professionals who will champion Nigeria’s emergence as an ICT super power.

She noted that this follows on the heels of its pioneering ChamsVarsity management trainee programme; a 5-year old management course with a vast and multi-faceted curriculum.

“We have been training our staff as well as staff from other companies requiring our expertise for years and we finally realized that with our purpose built ChamsCity complexes across Nigeria, over 4,000 internet ready workstations and a corps of well qualified ICT facilitators, we could provide Nigerians with a world class ICT training facility comparable to the best anywhere in the world,” she said.

Mrs. Oluleye pointed out that the institution located inside the multi-purpose ChamsCity buildings in Abuja, Lagos, Benin and Port Harcourt, boasts of a world class faculty with staff drawn from premier ICT universities in the world as well as curriculum that will prepare its students for excellent rich and rewarding career.

“Especially in areas of networking, project management, management information systems, amongst others,” she declared.

As said by her, Chams Varsity adds another feather to the innovative and pioneering hat that Chams Plc already achieved.

Incorporated as computer maintenance and engineering company in 1985, the company has grown into a veritable ICT conglomerate resolute in its mission of pioneering innovative ICT products and services to help leapfrog Nigeria into the information super highway.

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