Jokkolabs Banjul is a shared professional workspace that welcomes entrepreneurs, freelancers, companies and anyone looking to develop their professional projects. <p></p> It is an incubation center for start-ups and the empowerment of children and young people. <mark>Jokkolabs supports youth in the community through skills development and positive engagement to support the socio-economic development of the country.</mark> Jokkolabs Banjul is the first English-speaking Hub within the Jokkolabs network. Its digital studio has produced documentaries, awareness campaigns and other creative materials for individuals and organizations.
Africa Startup (Gambia) is a charitable foundation based in Norway with the mission to improve livelihoods in The Gambia through education in agricultural innovation, environmental protection and entrepreneurship. <p></p> The Entrepreneurship Lab uses successful training materials and methods developed in Africa over several years. Each material has been tested many times in real life training programs implemented by both Africa Startup and Leap Learning. <p></p> The Entrepreneurship Lab <mark>covers a complete curriculum of key business principles and engages students on everything from why and how to start a business, to marketing, controlling money, and creating an action plan. </mark>
We are the first ever business incubator center in the Gambia. The Startup Incubator Center is a co-working space for young entrepreneurs, with cubicles, computers, high-speed internet, printing and a fully equipped training room with a capacity of 25 participants. This center staged clients who met and discussed with mentors and did site visits by incubator clients. <p></p> We find that <mark>Startups face common challenges as they seek to transform their ideas into successful, high-growth businesses. Getting connected to the right insights, mentors, influencers, industry partners, and investors can make or break a startup.</mark> Joining Startup Incubator means you're joining a global community in getting exposure for your startup and the orchestrated facilitation of resources through our network of contacts. <p></p> We provide both an incubation and accelerator program for young and aspiring entrepreneurs.
The Information Technology of the Gambia (ITAG) was incorporated under the Gambia Companies Act 1955 on the 3rd of August 2004. The organization is operated through its Executive Committee, and Advisory committee in consultation with its membership base.</p> <p>The Organization was solely formed by professionals within the ICT ecosystem of the Gambia and in diaspora whose sole aim was to collaborate, explore and develop the ICT community in the Gambia. The organizations membership cuts across a wide spectrum of professionals covering all aspects of ICT.</p> <p>Since Inception the organization has not only been committed to promoting the ICT industry in the Gambia but has continuously been pro active in the developments of ICT in the country. The Ministry of Information Communication and Infrastructure has recognized ITAG as the sole ICT professional organization in the Gambia. The ministry continuously collaborates with ITAG towards various ICT initiatives of the Gambia Government of which ITAG members play a critical role.</p> Benefits <ul> <li> Facilitate the attendance of local and International Seminars / conferences</li> <li>Forge partnerships and facilitate business opportunities among stakeholders</li> <li><mark>Provide avenues for career development and counseling through workshops / seminars in schools and higher institutions</mark></li> <li>Create avenue for staff acquisition through our student membership base for corporate members</li> <li>Create sensitization and awareness on ICT policy / standards through workshops and seminars</li> <li> Provide opportunities for students to take part in ICT International competitions / events to show case their talents</li> <li>Facilitate tailor-made training for individuals and institutions.</li> <li>ITAG membership dues are paid annually and covers from January to December of each calendar year.</li> </ul>
In all sectors of the Gambian economy, there is a high demand for skilled IT professionals with a vast knowledge of the field. Students who complete MDI’s IT courses are desirable employees for any company. <mark>Students gain hands-on critical experience in solving problems that computer specialists face daily in the profession.</mark> <p></p> MDI is the first CISCO networking academy and has continued to attract more students from the private sector. The Department is continuing to develop its IT programmes into how best IT training can benefit middle and senior level public servants who also need the skills to perform in an integrated global knowledge based society. <p></p> Students are assured of relevant, current, and practical training in ICT at MDI.
IIHT Gambia realizes the limitation and challenges of our educational curriculum today and the need to bridge the gap, and to create skilled manpower and jobs for our graduating students. We will equally remain active and committed to the ever-growing changing industry requirements in our market for highly skilled manpower as well as positioning our people to take advantage of international outsourcing opportunities for highly skilled manpower in the IT Sector. <p></p> As computerization has proved an important aspect in improving quality services, efficiency of the workforce, convenience of business and other verticals, we are aware of the huge requirement for trained, qualified and certified IT professionals in the Gambia. In our market, students will benefit from the growing global dominance of the IIHT brand in the following areas: <br> - Domain knowledge and technical expertise of IIHT Faculty. <br> - Concrete and Current Course Content. <br><mark> - Courses & Curriculum on emerging and latest technological trends. <br> - Practical Labs and hands-on training experience.</mark> <br> - Best Courseware, exclusively designed to meet standards of quality, relevance, recognition and understandability. <br> - Value-added work proficiency skills. <br> - Comprehensive on-going examinations to assist in the assessment of the students. <br> - Arranged mock interviews to assist students in the recruitment process. <br> - Guidance and assistance provided to attend the Vendor Certification examination through IIHT affiliated <br> - Prometric Centers. <br> - Strong Placement assistance through support of leading companies tie-up with IIHT. <br> - Unparalleled value for price/quality/relevance Ratio. <br> - An environment that is conducive to learning for the 21st-century student.
Our professional and technical training programs include computer and digital literacy, computer repairs and maintenance, networking, <mark>programming</mark>, graphics designing, web development, CISCO programs, cyber security programs, engineering programs, business management and business administration programs, communication programs among others. SPC offers several academic, technical, and professional courses/programs suited to several disciplines and fields of study. We remain steadfast in our commitment to excellence in education in The Gambia and beyond. All our programs are nationally and internationally accredited. All our courses were <mark>endorsed by the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA), the body responsible for the issuance of operational licenses to all tertiary and higher education institutions in terms of their systems and programs in The Gambia.</mark>
Our purpose is to elevate all forms of businesses, especially technology focused startups and established IT companies by providing them with the right work environment, be able to connect these businesses with others with shared interests and to create better products and services. The Disruptive Lab and its initiatives were created to increase and accelerate economic inclusion. With highly trained technology professionals in Cloud Services, Cyber Security, and coding; The Gambia is poised to be a Hub for Tech talent. <p></p> Our space offers shared workspaces such as desks, private office and conference rooms to tech start-ups, tech companies and a diverse group of professional services companies that serve The Gambia's tech community. These range from Angel investors, Solo practitioner Attorneys, Finance and Accounting Professionals, and more. A requirement for all professional services companies that lease space at <mark>The Disruptive Lab will be to provide mentorship to the start-ups and other co-tenants. These will be delivered via one-on-one sessions, Workshops, Lunch & Learns, and other customized coaching and mentorship programs.</mark>
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is aimed at giving students theoretical understanding of the field of Computer Science with a strong emphasis on the practical applications encountered in today’s business of Information Communication Technology. <mark>The core of the Computer Science curriculum aims to provide a broad overview of computer science theory, software applications, programming, Networking, PC Repairs, Web Development, Database Design and Computer Architecture, and other relevant topics in the field of Computer Science.</mark>
The goal of the department is to produce quality graduates in the field of Engineering who are professional in both theoretical and practical knowledge that meet international manpower requirement. Develop a department of repute for training of graduate and postgraduate students that are employable, enterprising and self-reliant. <mark>Ensure that staff and students are ICT compliant and programme to be ICT driven. To produce graduates who are innovative and versatile in issues concerning technology and built environment. To equip such graduates to handle the management, procurement, monitoring and control of all resources related to the built environment. To develop in the graduates with relevant information technology skills, in order to enable them proffer intelligent solutions, advice and suggest alternative economic options, including the legal, political and social costs of such alternatives. </mark>To positively contribute to high quality research in all aspects of the technology of the built environment.
The B.Sc. in Information Technology program prepares students to meet the information and communication technology needs of government, business, healthcare, universities, and other kinds of organizations. Information Technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunication systems to produce, manipulate, store, organize, retrieve, and transmit data. It involves development, installation, implementation, management, and maintenance of computer hardware and software within companies, universities, and other organizations. <p></p> <mark>IT graduates assume the responsibility of the development and selection of the appropriate computer hardware and software products and systems for an organization; and the installation, customization, implementation, management, and maintenance of such products and systems for the organization’s computer users. </mark> <p></p> The International Open University joins worldly IT knowledge and Islamic knowledge in this exciting program. Hence, we’ve created a unique opportunity for students to fulfill their religious duty of seeking and sharing knowledge while securing worldly benefits. In today’s society, computers and information technology touches almost every aspect of modern life. Thus, learning IT is a magnificent way, that a person can contribute to his/her society. <p></p> The B.Sc. in Information Technology program features carefully designed courses that are based on web systems and technologies, multimedia systems and designs, computer communication and networks, systems and network administration, network security, software engineering, databases, data warehousing, system integration and architecture, information systems, and human computer interaction.
The College of Management & Information Technology (CMIT) is established to meet the challenging demands of employers in Africa by offering American style undergraduate programs in Business & Computer Engineering. The program and curriculum is developed based on content & quality to those offered at institutions in USA. <p></p> MISSION: CMIT's mission is to provide affordable world-class education through teaching, learning, scholarships and community service to students from all over Africa. <p></p> VISION: CMIT's vision is to be a premier accredited institution of higher education which is recognized, valued and respected on the continent for its excellence in education, accessibility & affordability. <p></p> <mark>GOALS: To contribute to the further development on the continent by developing well qualified professionals through quality education in Business & Information Technology degrees & diploma program.</mark> <p></p> OBJECTIVES : <br> Objective of this degree program is: <br>a) To prepare competent computer professionals specializing as Web Designer, Database User, Assistant Programmer, Coder, Designer of a System and LAN implementer. <br> b) To enable and facilitate pursuing advanced degree programs. <br> The successful completion of the program enables students to be a competent computer professional resulting in <br> 1. Strong knowledge and skill base of the followings from the core field : <br> - Programming methodology & techniques <br> - Web designing <br> - LAN and Internet <br> - Databases <br> - Application packages and their uses. <br> 2. Communication skills <br> 3. Ability to work in a team <br> 4. Logical and numerical ability
The School of Communication and Information Technology (ICT) educates students to apply state of the art information technology to solve real world communication problems in a socially responsible way. In addition to the technical knowledge and skills they master, graduates of the School of Information and Communications Technology excel in communication and innovative problem solving. <p></p> The school of ICT is well resourced with highly trained academic staff motivated to deliver with excellence. The school has a modern computer lab, with high quality internet connectivity and is open to all students for their practical. Students can spend considerable amount of time doing research at the lab and have lecturers for guidance at their disposal. <p></p> <mark>The course provides an overview of current changes in information technology and their impact on organizations. This is a capstone course for information systems minors and will integrate material from all required courses and the respective changes that have taken place. This class uses many learning styles to achieve its purpose. The class is based on assigned readings, presentations by business leaders, classroom discussions, hands-on user of technology, research and presentation.</mark>