The Sani Bello Technology Empowerment Centre (SBTEC) is established to promote hands-on digital skills among the youth to prepare them for opportunities of the digital revolution, create jobs and promote national economic growth. It stems from the belief that young Nigerian men and women have the energy, innovation and creativity required to improve the society we live in and the world in general.
Any individual with interests in having computer/digital skills, becoming an entrepreneur and innovator. Basic criteria is the ability to speak and write in English.
State-of-the-Art Equipment: Computer classroom with all of the essentials — the latest computers and technology, ceiling-mounted projectors, projection surfaces and whiteboards.
Internet and Dedicated Bandwidth: The training and work space can be personalized with dedicated bandwidth, specific machines, private networks and other custom technical specifications to suit your learning objectives.
- Meeting planning services
- Food and beverage services
- Web-based reservation management system
- Full-service meeting management, site support and logistics
- Virtual meeting rooms
- Technical support and setup
We propose four (4) major components which are i) Computer Training and Certification; ii) Digital literacy; iii) Business process Outsourcing iv) Computer Based Testing. The centre also provides workspace for meetings and other technology meetups. In collaboration with the identified partners, certifications can be taken at the centre.
1. Software trainings
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: Some of the courses required to learn coding effectively are listed below Scratch, Python, Ruby, Java Scripts, Mobile Application Courses (Java and Android).
DATABASE DESIGN:Oracle Database Certified Experts demonstrate the complete set of skills required for working with the powerful SQL programming language and have mastered the key concepts of a relational database. Oracle Experts understand how to use the advanced features of SQL in order to query and manipulate data within the database, control privileges at the object and system level, and use advanced querying and reporting techniques. They are able to manipulate large data sets and understand storing and retrieving dates according to different time zones. They are also knowledgeable about the concepts of controlling access and privileges for schema objects.
SUN CERTIFIED JAVA ASSOCIATE: This course provides an ideal entry into an application development or a software project management career using Java technologies. It validates basic knowledge of object oriented concepts, the Java programming language and general knowledge of Java platforms and technologies.
2. Hardware and Netwroking
BASIC COMPUTER HARDWARE
COMPUTER HARDWARE & NETWORKING
MOBILE MAINTENANCE & REPAIRING
COMPTIA A+: CompTIA is an internationally recognized association representing the technology community. CompTIA has developed specialized certification programs which assure employers of a candidate’s basic technology skills. New Horizons is proud to offer CompTIA courses and training to help you prepare for CompTIA certifications. Courses include CompTIA Computer Engineering (A+), CompTIA Computer Networking (N+), CompTIA Project (P+) and CompTIA Security+.
CISCO COURSES: Cisco Systems offers some of the most advanced technologies in the areas of routing, switching, network security and voice applications that require the expertise of trained professionals Cisco certifications are required for nearly all Cisco IT professionals. Whether you are new to Cisco technology or looking for an advanced training to prepare you for Cisco certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, CCDP, CCIP or CCVP
MICROSOFT SERVER ADMINISTRATION: When you choose New Horizons as your training partner, you can be confident that you have the advantage of an industry-leading partnership. By collaborating with Microsoft, we are able to provide comprehensive training solutions that closely align with the ever-changing IT industry and products. Every Microsoft course follows the Microsoft Official Curriculum and is taught by a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Certifications are MCSA Server, MCSE Server, Software Development – Microsoft.Net And Visual Studio and Microsoft Exchange.
3. Digital Literacy
DIGITAL MARKETTING: Digital marketing is a cornerstone course that provide you with an introduction and intermediary key digital marketing skills from mobile marketing, social media marketing and email marketing.
MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE: The Microsoft Office suite contributes to your success by building connections between people, information and business processes. Microsoft Office has evolved from a suite of personal productivity products to a more comprehensive and integrated system. Cover the basics through advanced features. These include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word, Microsoft Offcie 360, One Note and Microsoft Project.
MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST (MOS) is the credential required by academia and business, recognized globally as the premier credential chosen by individuals seeking to validate their knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the Microsoft Office applications. In academia, MOS promotes success in the classroom for students (and instructors), builds individual distinction, and prepares students for an increasingly competitive workforce.
GRAPHICS DESIGN: Introduction to the Graphic Design Industry, Introduction to the equipment, Elements of Design, Typography, Creating images for print & web, Editing Images, Leadership.
4. Transforming businesses with technology
Artificial Intelligence revolution is the development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. When you encounter awe-inspiring technology, it can be challenging to see how you can apply it to your own business. You need a framework and language to ask deeper, sharper questions and find the right strategy.
IOT-INTERNET OF THINGS
PROJECT/SERVICE MANAGEMENT: Business Analysis, COBIT, ITIL, Project Management
We study individual organisations and profer tailored solution for office automation in an approach to enhance efficiency.