BP Business Desk
Huawei, has announced 10 outstanding ICT talents from five renowned universities of Bangladesh. The champions have been announced in a virtually organized gala event for ‘Seeds for the Future 2020’, on Wednesday.
The event was started with the welcome speech of Chen Mingjie (Jay), Vice President, Huawei Asia Pacific Region with the presence of the Chief Guest Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP, Hon’ble Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education, and the special guest, Beatrice Kaldun, Head of Office and UNESCO Representative to Bangladesh. Zhang Zhengjun, CEO of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Ltd., and other officials of Huawei along with the champions also joined the event.
A total of 500 students partook in the selection phases, and from there, 10 champions have been selected based on their CGPA (Cumulative Grade Points Average), spot examination and their presentation on new technology and innovative companies.
The 5-day online program will consist of compulsory courses, live-streamed sessions with Huawei experts and guest speakers, elective courses, and self-learning about Chinese culture.
The core curriculum will cover 5G, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and many more. On the other hand, the elective courses might vary from the digital economy, industry trends to leadership skills.
While addressing Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury said, “Today, it is becoming increasingly important for developing economies like Bangladesh to adopt the rapidly changing skills landscapes. To become more competitive and follow the fast pace of technological innovation globally, developing economies need to enhance the knowledge and skills of the youth who, later in the future, will become the next change-makers and leaders.”