Alibaba Channel Partner in Bangladesh, Tradeshi Pty Ltd, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with New Horizons Computer Learning Centre CLC of Bangladesh, aiming to strengthen global employability of ICT jobseekers.

This strategic partnership sees both entities work across the following areas: (1) Mentoring, Prepping and Placement of candidates with technical certification in employment at local and international companies, (2) Development of "Digital Export Marketing" and "Digital B2B Marketing" curriculum, and (3) Collaboration on developing new techniques to place technically certified job seekers in positions with promising companies (eg. hiring events, hackathons, incubators, accelerators, etc.), said a press release

"As a nation, we must prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution," said Shadab Parvez, Founder and MD of Tradeshi Pty Ltd.

"Industrial automation and disproportionate labour wage-to-productivity increase is already seeing a growing number of manufacturing companies lay off workers. There will be a time when tens of thousands of ex-garments workers will be destitute, if we don't act quickly to develop strong technical capability in digitisation of this industry and beyond," he added.

"We have been working with hundreds of export-oriented local and international firms for the last three and a half years", said chairman of Tradeshi Rajib Hossain.

"Tradeshi is organically developing an executive search and recruitment functionality, where companies of all sizes will soon be able to offload their recruitment processes to us," said Shadab.

"We envision our work will help reduce unemployment rate of tertiary-educated jobseekers, which is disproportionately higher than the national average at over 13%, and we believe New Horizons CLC of Bangladesh is only partner that will help us achieve this objective", Shadab added.

With 300 centers in 70 countries, New Horizons Computer Learning Center is the largest independent IT Training Provider in the world, delivering more courses than any other IT training company.

As a learning solutions provider for many of the industry's top vendors, such as Microsoft and Cisco, New Horizons Dhaka is positioned to offer the latest authorized curriculum delivered by certified instructors to keep you on the cutting edge of technology, said the release.

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