Lahore, November 10, 2014 (PPI-OT): Information Technology is a key to business growth in today’s high tech world. This was stated by the LCCI President Ijaz A Mumtaz while addressing the participants of Web Development Training Course here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The LCCI President said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry considers itself duty bound to arrange computer training and language classes for its members to enable them to go global with a faster pace.
He said that the LCCI this year would focus on development of research culture in the country and for this purpose it has already strengthened its research team to provide data to various government departments on the issues being faced by the economy.
“The LCCI is not only regularizing its quarterly research journal Economic Outlook but it is also evolving a mechanism to give solution to day-to-day business issues.” Ijaz A Mumtaz said that measures were also being taken for the promotion of subject and sector specialists.
“Maximum utilization of the human capital is must for success and a necessary ingredient to make Pakistan a developed country.” He said in the wake of knowledge race and rapid globalization, the quality of information technology based higher education has to be enhanced to bring it at par with international standards for the sake of progress and prosperity.
“Right out of the gate of their Alma Mater, our students face altogether new challenges, therefore they must be equipped well to cope with these challenges and for the purpose the educational institute ions must continue to review and upgrade their curricula.”
LCCI President said that the educationists must stay in touch with private sector to get a feedback on upcoming industry requirements regarding new hiring. The curriculum should be designed in proper consultation with the private sector that has both the ability and the capacity to guide the educationists in right direction.
He said that in the job market the people having knowledge of computers are given preference over those who are without it. Ijaz A. Mumtaz said that the only objective behind starting computer courses at LCCI is to equip members of this chamber with latest business technologies so that they could be able to go global.
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Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)
Lahore -54000, Pakistan
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