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Globe Business backs BPAP HR Forum


Globe Business lent its support to the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) to help find ways to avert a looming talent supply gap and help spur the local IT-BPO industry to higher growth levels. More than 76 human resource leaders and managers from 61 IT and business process (BP) players attended the BPAP HR Forum.

The forum, themed “Call to Action”, gathered the HR leaders to discuss key talent development programs being developed by industry players, the government, academe and training institutions, and being spearheaded by BPAP, its member associations, the Commission on Higher Education & Development, TESDA, and DOST’s ICT Office.

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Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Globe Telecom

 

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TESDA and BPAP Announce Pesos 500 Million Expansion of Near Hire Training Program for 65,000 Workers for IT-BPO Industry

Tens of thousands of Filipino “Near Hire” job seekers will now have the opportunity to work in the country’s booming IT-BPO (Information Technology – Business Process Outsourcing) industry as a result of a major expansion of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)‘s training program for the sector.

TESDA and the IT-BPO industry’s umbrella association, Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP), today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to kick off the P500 million expansion of the IT-BPO Industry-Based Training for Work Scholarship Program (I-TWSP), which has already proven to be successful in helping industry applicants to quickly learn the skills needed to qualify for a job in the industry, and is targeted to train 65,000 Near Hires. BPAP and its partner associations have committed an employment rate of at least 70 percent of the total graduates within six months after they finish the course.
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Posted by on October 24, 2011 in Business, Government, TESDA

 

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