IT Professionalism Programme

Introduction

Maxim Nyansa is committed to prepare young African IT graduates for the job market through an 18 weeks intensive boot camp at its training center in Tantra Hills, Accra. The program is highly practical and is executed by experienced IT professionals who are currently working in the ICT market as a specialist.

African universities give you a good academic curriculum. This program adds the necessary components to get you to a quality job in ICT by training you in the necessary soft skills, hands on practical experience and international certification.

Trainees should have a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or a Bachelor of Education with a specialization in Computer Science or Information Technology. They must be fully available to stay at our center for the whole period of the program, and must have completed national service.

Businesses in Ghana who are interested in a similar programme for their young IT professionals in combination as part of a traineeship or internship on a concrete job are cordially invited to contact us here.


COURSE COMPONENTS

1. Personal career coaching: knowing your own talents and the various types of IT specializations that may be good for you; introduction to potential employers.
2. Soft skills for work and for life: these skills are key for a successful career and contain elements such as time management, project management (Agile SCRUM, PMP/Prince2), presentation and communication skills.
3. A practical specialization track with the latest technologies:
# software development (starting February 2020)
# data science (starting February 2020)
# hardware and networking (starting September 2020)
# cyber security (starting September 2020)

4. A real life project to show case your skills to future employers
5. Various international certification exams. We are the West-African partners for EXIN international certification exams and provides various exam preparation courses.


Our program is sponsored, targeting young African IT graduates from an underprivileged background seriously seeking career opportunities. Kindly contact Maxim Nyansa for more information and conditions for participating in the training program.

Click here to contact the Maxim Nyansa Foundation directly.

Admissions

Applicants who want to take part in our next program starting 10 February, 2020 are invited to submit their candidacy before 1 January 2020.

The following criteria will be strictly applied for selection:

1. Graduated with a Bachelor in Computer Science, Software Development, Information technology (BSc) or Bachelor in Education in Computer Science or Information Technology (BEd) from an African University.
2. As an alternative, we also take in candidates with a different degree but a significant knowledge of IT
3. Have knowledge about algorithms and data structures
4. Have basic knowledge in IT Infrastructure
5. Good academic performance
6. Highly motivated to learn how to work in a competitive international professional environment
7. Capable and open to learning cross cultural communication

Maxim Nyansa favors gender equality and the career opportunity for young women in IT. Women are explicitly invited to apply. Our campus will provide for a safe and respectful learning environment for both women and men. Trainees will be asked to bring a health insurance card and their own laptop.

Those who desire to take part with the support of a Maxim Nyansa scholarship, should provide information about their social background proving that they are unable to financially carry the costs of the programme.

Trainees will be asked to bring a health insurance card.


Application Procedure

Click here to apply directly for the next 18 weeks bootcamp starting 1 February 2020

1. A motivational letter.
2. A CV including a description of relevant work experience including national service.
3. Transcript of subjects / Bachelors Degree certificate.
4. A link to a recent work you have done if any.

Our selection procedure will include a personal interview with the directors of Maxim Nyansa IT Solutions and a 2 hour practical assignment. This selection process will take place in January 2020.