Press Release - Deskera and ITE collaborate to upskill students in enterprise technology

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  • Publish date:16 Apr 2019

Singapore, 16 April 2019 - Deskera-Asia’s leading cloud-based platform is collaborating with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) to develop future-ready manpower to help SMEs rise to the digitalisation challenge and raise productivity. As part of this co-operation, ITE students and staff will be trained to acquire digitalisation skills using Deskera’s cloud-based Integrated Business Management software.

Deskera is among the government’s pre-approved solutions provider for the “SMEs Go Digital Programme”. It will provide SMEs with easy-to-use, function-specific, and integrated digital solutions. The partnership strengthens the commitment of both organisations to help SMEs push their digitalisation agenda forward by nurturing and training talent who can contribute to the growth, and initiate solutions for SME businesses.

“With the world moving towards digitalisation and automation, SMEs today are facing a talent crunch in relevant new-age skills. said Shashank Dixit, CEO, Deskera. Elaborating further, he said that training young Singaporeans will make them digitally upskilled, broadening their spectrum for excellent career opportunities. The knowledge of Deskera enterprise solution will not only provide them with the technical expertise but also help them with employment opportunities within the SME community”.

To achieve this objective, ITE students and staff will be trained with digital skills of the future through hands-on use of Deskera’s cloud-based suite of Integrated Enterprise Suite Business Management software used in areas such as enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and human resource management. Students’ first-hand use of Deskera’s software will give them a head-start in understanding the internal processes within and across different functions in SMEs. Deskera will also be offering internship opportunities, book prizes and bursaries to encourage talents to deepen their potential.

SalsaBila Salleh, a Nitec in Business Services student, who has received the initial hands-on training on the Deskera CRM software, gave positive feedback. She said, “Getting hands-on training from experts will help us face the industry with confidence and definitely give us an advantage in the competitive job market.”

On the partnership, Ms Low Khah Gek, Chief Executive Officer, ITE, shared, “This partnership is timely as more businesses scale up, or even internationalise. As business intelligence and data analytics is the way forward, we are glad to leverage on Deskera’s expertise to ensure our students have strong digital capabilities to support and contribute to the transformation of SMEs.”

About Deskera

Deskera is Asia’s leading cloud company with a mission to help businesses unlock their true value and achieve success using technology. The company, today empowers thousands of organisations, educational institutes, Government agencies to build their businesses better with a safe, secure, and reliable product offering built in the cloud. Deskera helps businesses anytime, anywhere access to their accounting information, finances, projects, payrolls, customers and logistics. Headquartered in Singapore, the company is present around the world with offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, US, and India. Deskera has grown exponentially in the last few years and is one of the most successful and fastest growing organizations in Asia. Winner of several rewards & recognitions including the Asian Private Equity & Venture

Capital (AVCJ) Awards 2018 for ‘Deal of the Year – Early-Stage Technology’ and Influential Brands Asia 2018 Outstanding CEO of the year, Deskera is recognized by several industry experts like Frost & Sullivan, Deloitte, CIO Advisor, Red Herring, and so on.

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