The Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy’s supervision, brings to you yet another exciting Digital Capacity Building opportunity.
Coursera is a global virtual learning platform that has an affiliation with many Ivy League Universities across the world. NITDA partnered with Coursera to access licenses for its citizens through the paid partnership on the “Coursera for Government” initiative.
Eligible Country: Nigerians
Application Closing Date: Not Stated
There are three learning pathways designed to support the development of Nigeria’s digital economy and the tech ecosystem as follows:
1. Tech Learning Pathway
Tech Learning Pathway: this is focused on specific areas of IT including:
– data engineering,
– data science,
– data analytics,
– mobile and web development,
– IT security, and infrastructure.
2. Career Readiness Pathway
This is for recent graduates to excel by gaining career readiness skills including self-awareness, career development, job search, job success, digital literacy, digital job readiness, and productivity tools as well as emerging technologies including big data, and artificial intelligence & blockchain.
3. Entrepreneurship Pathway
This is for unemployed youths and start-up founders to learn
– digital entrepreneurship skills,
– start-up finance, – design thinking, – communication skills,
– creative thinking,
– product management for managing their businesses.
Interested applicants are to check the official website for the proper Application procedures. Visit the official announcement page for more details. To start your application, Click the apply now button below.