Polytechnic signs an MOU with SAP, a leading applications organization, to produce work ready professional graduates in ICT.
The signing, which took place on 16th February 2015 at the campus, is set to bind the government educational institution and the world leader in enterprise applications together in order to further enhance the students’ learning experience.
The SAP offered solutions will help graduates apply their employability and technical skills to virtual and real business cases. In addition, they will also enable students to explore future entrepreneurships.
Acting CEO of Bahrain Polytechnic Dr. Mohamed Al-Aseeri reiterated that the quality of education remains a priority, as the Polytechnic continues to ensure a mutual goal with Bahrain’s Vision 2030.
Dr. Al-Aseeri stated: “For our students to gain access to the technologies offered by SAP gives them [our students] a great advantage, as they’ll be able to engage with a renowned technology company.
“We want to provide education that meets the needs of the labor market as well as the goals of the government work plan 2015-2018 and Bahrain’s Vision 2030; a phased development plan that aims to enhance Bahrain’s quality of life over the coming years.” he continued.
The University Alliance programme will facilitate opportunities for students to get resourceful training and will continue to be offered through custom tailored courses offered by Bahrain Polytechnic programmes. With the signing, the Bahrain Polytechnic now joins the ranks of more than 92 universities and academic institutions in the Middle East and North Africa region who have joined the SAP University Alliances programme.
“I’m proud we’re doing our part to develop work-ready graduates and we hope our partnership with prestigious companies such as SAP will aid us in improving our students’ learning experience.” concluded Dr. Al Aseeri. Dr. Al-Aseeri signed the agreement on behalf of Bahrain Polytechnic while Mumen Suliman, Regional Manager, MENA signed on behalf of SAP.