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UG-SRC Talent-Up For Jobs Bootcamp 2022 begins

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The UG-SRC Talent-UP for Jobs Bootcamp coaching, initiated by the management of the 2021/22 SRC, began with an preliminary 300 members chosen for the Tech and Digital abilities cluster over the weekend of August 27, 2022. 

The modern experiential coaching and publicity programme has been designed to coach, encourage, and equip college students with job creation abilities. The coaching programme is being carried out by World Entrepreneurship Community-Ghana (GEN-Ghana) with assist from a undertaking advisory board and institutional companions from the College of Ghana and Trade.

The coaching contains in-person sensible abilities which focuses on sequential employability abilities in 4 clusters: specifically: Artistic Arts, Meals enterprise | Agri Enterprise, Tech | Digital abilities and Micro-manufacturing, will likely be interspersed with digital periods on steps to start-ups and enterprise sustainability methods.

In all 1000 college students have been screened and chosen to be educated in 20 sectors below the 4 clusters. Previous to this weekend’ sensible coaching, the 1000 college students got orientation by members of the programme’s advisory board led by Dr. Henry O. Sintim (Senior Analysis Fellow at College of Ghana) and Mr Stephen Gyasi-Kwaw (Nation Founder/MD of GEN-Ghana) on the contents of the 20 sectors together with the job market outlook.

Different members of the Advisory board on standby assist embody; Prof. Elsie Effah Kaufmann (Dean, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, College of Ghana, Ms Bernice Bonney (Supervisor Monetary Serivices PwC Ghana), Ms Rodarling Neequaye (Assistant Registrar at College of Ghana) Mr.Richard Anim (Managing Associate Coral Reef Innovation Hub )and Mr John Appiah, (Founder| CEO Aleague Seek the advice of).

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Throughout this preliminary coaching, prime notch trainers from the tech and digital abilities trade launched 50 college students every to one of many chosen coaching sectors, specifically: Digital advertising | e-commerce, Net design | improvement, Coding, Information analytics, Drone piloting and Microsoft Workplace suite.

The bootcamp coaching programme in all 20 sectors will proceed in a hybrid mode with each sensible coaching periods and digital expositions through the month of September. The members will likely be coached to use and showcase the acquired ability in unbiased micro-projects on the finish of the coaching as a prototype on proof of ideas. The programme will likely be climaxed with a Abilities for Job Summit on 30th September 2022.

“The UG SRC Talent Up For Jobs is an ideal instance of what academia and the personal sector can do collectively to cope with the menace of graduate unemployment in Ghana. We encourage people, philanthropists and company Ghana to assist the scholars to amass this experiential revenue incomes abilities,” says Stepehen Gyasi-Kwaw (Nation Founder GEN Ghana and undertaking lead implementing companion).

The President of the SRC, Prince Asumadu who’s passionate in regards to the undertaking stated through the weekend that the UG SRC 2021-22 will change the graduate unemployment narrative with this legacy undertaking which seeks to ‘Talent-Up’ UG college students with revenue incomes abilities to grow to be entrepreneurs and or employable after graduating from college.


This ongoing undertaking which affords 1000 scholarships to the trainees requires monetary assist from people, company organisations, improvement companies, public sector establishments and the UG Alumni neighborhood to help to make a change collectively.  You might assist the undertaking by donating on the undertaking web site. or through brief code *887*17# on all native networks in Ghana,” says Prince Asumadu, President UG-SRC 2021-2022.