JIT Group to launch the first ever fully owned Sri Lankan SAP Academy

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The Just In Time Group (JIT) in collaboration with SAP India (Pvt) Ltd will launch the first ever Sri Lankan owned SAP Academy in the country on December 4, 2012.  The SAP Academy will be located in the IIHE Campus premises at 25 1/1 Station Road, Tower Building in Colombo 4.  The IIHE campus is a fully equipped state of the art facility with a separate fully fledged SAP Academy with a comprehensive range of certified courses.

SAP AG is a German multinational corporation which is the parent company of SAP software solutions; they are the world leader in enterprise software and software-related services.  SAP is the number one software solution in the world with a broad clientele of top notch global entities that functions through SAP solutions.

JIT has partnered with SAP India to launch the SAP Academy with the focus of building a network of SAP professionals. Fulfilling the needs for SAP qualified professionals in the global job market. The SAP certificate offers a range of benefits to students. These include a competitive advantage in the global job market and the ability to enhance employability. Visa and migration opportunities are another benefit and qualified SAP consultants are the highest paid consultants in the world.

The course has been designed and developed directly by SAP’s Educational Services. It is a globally accepted professional qualification which is highly recognized in world class organizations. SAP Education is the ideal platform to instill knowledge and skills which the employees require to fulfill the strategic goals of a company. The SAP Academy offers the complete suite of courses designed to help leverage the use of SAP solutions.  The coursework at the academy offers in depth discussions and solutions on how to advance your business.

There are two training methodologies used at the SAP Academy which are classroom training and virtual training. The classroom training is led by a SAP consultant from overseas who is proficient in product knowledge and experience. The online training course offers more flexibility to the student and promotes self learning. But the course content for both programmes is identical. The login facility for the online course is also available at the SAP Academy.

“The focus of JIT is to clear the void for SAP professionals in the local and international job markets. This is a unique opportunity for students to earn a world class professional qualification of this caliber right here in Sri Lanka. As a SAP business partner promoting SAP vertical specific solutions, ERP, BI and mobile financial solutions to many verticals, JIT has made arrangements with some of the SAP customers to offer placements for SAP Academy students,” stated by Kavinda Mahawedage, Head of Marketing – JIT Group.

SAP India is the fastest growing subsidiary of SAP AG, the world’s leading provider of business software solutions. SAP India began its operations in 1996 with headquarters in Bangalore and offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, and a direct presence in nine cities across India, besides having marketing associates in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

The Just In Time Group is a premier systems integrator in the country with over a decade of experience as an ICT solutions provider for focused niche markets. The JIT Group has handled many large scale ICT systems and projects in Sri Lanka and the company offers integrated solutions for vital sectors such as Telecommunications, Government, Health, Defence and Financial Services.