Dell Technologies, Aramco, and NITA collaborate to enhance skills of local talent in science and technology – Intelligent CIO Middle East


Collaboration Agreement to Empower Saudi Arabia’s Local Talent with Advanced Science and Technology Skills

Dell Technologies, Aramco, and the National IT Academy (NITA) have joined forces in a groundbreaking collaboration aimed at enhancing Saudi Arabia’s local talent in the fields of science and technology. This strategic partnership focuses on equipping Saudi students with advanced training programs and certifications to cultivate a skilled and readily employable technology workforce within the Kingdom.

The agreement, signed by key representatives from Aramco, NITA, and Dell Technologies, outlines a four-month program called ‘ITXcelerate’. This program is designed to provide recent Saudi graduates in computer engineering, computer science, and IT with Dell Proven Professional Certification in areas such as storage management, data science, and AI. Additionally, participants will benefit from hands-on experience, job shadowing, and mentorship opportunities to enhance their practical skills and knowledge.

This initiative aligns with Saudi Arabia’s vision to foster a thriving tech ecosystem and equip its workforce with the necessary skills to contribute to the nation’s technological advancement and economic growth. By combining their expertise and resources, the collaboration symbolizes a shared commitment to developing a competent and future-ready IT workforce in Saudi Arabia.

Key stakeholders involved in the partnership, including Nabil Al-Nuaim from Aramco and Mohammed Amin from Dell Technologies, expressed their enthusiasm about empowering Saudi Arabia’s future IT leaders through this collaboration. They highlighted the importance of investing in local talent to meet the industry’s needs and position Saudi Arabia as a hub of IT innovation and excellence on the global stage.

Overall, this collaboration represents a significant step towards nurturing Saudi Arabia’s emerging talent and aligning with the nation’s ambitious technology goals for the future. It underscores a collective effort to elevate the Kingdom’s technological offerings and showcase its prowess in the international tech landscape.

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