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Infosys Spreads Software Training to Detroit Colleges

Global consulting leader Infosys is offering its renowned software development training program to Wayne County Community College District to help grow Detroit's technology talent pool.

Infosys which runs a Global Education Center,is renowned for its Corporate University. The company will be providing the same sort of training with its Software Engineering Boot Camp in Detroit. The Boot Camp wll be followed by job fair featuring Infosys and other technology companies.

"This partnership is an opportunity to build strong career pathways in an important and fast growing sector of Wayne County's economy," said WCCCD Chancellor Curtis L. Ivery. "We're excited about partnering with a global IT leader such as Infosys and appreciate their generosity in helping provide this training to direct more people into rewarding information technology careers."

The Software Engineering Boot Camp will use methods developed at the Infosys Global Education Center to train entry level software engineers. In order to sustain this initiative, Infosys will enable and support WCCCD trainers to conduct the next few training programs for more participants.

"This program not only provides a pathway to a better life for those that participate in it but provides highly skilled and capable workers to a growing sector of our regional economy," Ivery said. "Win-wins like this are a fundamental part of our mission and we're proud to participate in such a vital program with Infosys."

Ghana School Launches Software Development Training Program

The Management of Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana, has launched a program to train and develop global software entrepreneurs. 

The objective is to create wealth and jobs in Ghana by training and mentoring graduates to start their own software companies to compete successfully in the global marketplace.

The training involves a two-year full scholarship program focused on market-oriented software development and practical entrepreneurship to provide the beneficiaries with practical skills and resources needed to start a company that could compete on the global market.

Full time in-house training will be offered in international commercial software development and entrepreneurship by an international faculty with over 20 years experience in software development and business.

Beneficiaries will have the opportunity to join the MEST Incubator, where startup companies receive seed funding, office space, and mentoring to get their companies started.

Applicants should be university graduates, diploma holders, or be graduating from college by July. The application deadline is Sunday, April 17, 2011.

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