"We are pleased to know that UCT is partnering with SAP to continue the strong momentum of the ESEFA program, one of our most ambitious projects on the African continent," said Ricarda Horst, senior investment manager, DEG —Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH. "Students are acquiring critical industry-relevant skills, thus becoming more employable and more successful when applying for graduate programs and internships."
"The Academic Competence Center location at UCT, in a strong collaboration with the University Competence Center location at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany, will be the nucleus for building and expanding enterprise systems teaching and learning capacities in the sub-Saharan region promoting innovation, research and next-generation IT skills on the continent," said Prof. Ingrid Woolard, dean of the Faculty of Commerce at UCT.
The SAP® University Alliances program opens up the world of SAP to more than 2,800 educational institutions in 103 countries worldwide. It aims to develop critical skills for the digital enterprise among academics, university students and young thinkers, and to build the bridge to executives and professionals.
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Ansophie Strydom, SAP, +27 11-235-6070, email@example.com, SAST
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