RAK e-Government Authority and SAP Training and Development Institute Launch Second Cohort of SAP’s Young Professional Program

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab EmiratesRas Al Khaimah e-Government Authority (EGA) and SAP Training and Development Institute (SAP TDI) recently hosted the graduation ceremony of the first cohort of SAP’s Young Professional Program (YPP) in Ras Al Khaimah. Following the outstanding program outcome, EGA is looking forward to host a second track of SAP’s Young Professional Program with technical certifications in SAP Human Capital Management (HCM), SAP Business Process Integration (BPI), SAP Analytics as well as SAP HANA.

The first cohort of young professionals was selected from the most talented local Emirati university graduates across the UAE. Over the course of the three-month-long intensive training schedule the participants gained certifications in SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) along with SAP Business Process Integration and SAP Project Management. Following successful completion of the program, the graduates joined EGA on an internship as SAP CRM Consultants to help them develop their skills further and eventually join the EGA team as permanent employees. The talents are currently supporting the SAP CRM and Case Management enhancement efforts in Civil Courts and Municipality Departments.

The aim of SAP’s Young Professional Program is to enable unemployed UAE national university graduates to gain SAP Associate Level Certifications that ultimately will support them to develop their career within the technology sector. The program provides government as well as private sector companies well shaped talents with essential business, technology, and leadership skills. “We estimate that with the appropriate support and mentorship provided by senior consultants within our Authority, our partnership with SAP’s Young Professional Program promises to be a great investment by providing us capable in-house local talent to support the Government Resources Project.” said Eng. Ahmed Saeed Al Sayyah, EGA General Manager.

The recruitment for the second cohort has already begun and the training program will start end of September 2015. The certification topics SAP HCM, SAP BPI as well as SAP HANA were chosen in order to support the implementation of the SAP HCM project, a highly important and strategic IT project delivered by EGA in collaboration with Ras Al Khaimah HR Department. The project is planned to be implemented through 16 local departments in January 2016, which is right on time to provide a stimulating internship to graduates of SAP’s Young Professional Program. Participants can expect a highly innovative and exciting training program, as they will be certified, amongst others, on SAP’s latest database management system, SAP HANA, which is a powerful in-memory platform built to deliver unprecedented insight and to modernize IT landscapes.

Unemployed university graduates interested to participate in this innovative program are invited to contact SAP TDI saptdi@sap.com or EGA Training Center tc@ega.rak.ae ,visit the website www.sap.com/mena/tdi or directly apply by scanning the below QR-Code.

For further information:

Ms. Marianne Tremblay

Learning & Development Supervisor

RAK e-Government Authority

Mobile: 050 487 3861

Mail: Marianne.t@ega.rak.ae

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