November 24, 2017 - Beirut, Lebanon
ITG (Holding) & Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote academic cooperation through ITG (Holding)’s internship program.
The agreement extends the initiative of allowing undergraduates to explore the professional world and gain practical experience in their field of study prior to their graduation. The signing ceremony was held at NDU Louaize campus, Abou Khater Auditorium, in the presence of NDU President, Fr. Pierre Najem, and ITG Chairman & CEO, Mr. Claude J. Bahsali.
Mrs. El-Ghoul, Head of the Department of Career and Placement Office, welcomed the guests “we are honored and proud to sign an MOU with a leading company like ITG (Holding), that translates the will of two parties aiming both to enhance students’ skills, giving students the chance to practice ‘the learning by doing technique’ and shaping student’s future career.”
Mr. Bahsali introduced the group and its diversified portfolio to the attendees. He also stressed on the importance of cooperation between the Higher Education sector and the Private sector. “We are delighted to sign this memorandum which will enable ITG and NDU to deepen their relationship even further. We are firm believers in the importance of preparing and allowing future graduates to achieve successful and meaningful careers while being based here in Lebanon. We consider such agreements as an asset, as it will expose students for ‘real life’ experience, the development of our group, and contribute to our country’s economic growth”.
Fr. Pierre Najem stated that “If University wants the success of the students, and if industry wants to compete and win, we have to aim for a strategic and long-term collaboration. We need to bridge between academia and business world, we need to foster an exchange of ideas that can help modernize learning and develop skills and competences needed for corporate environment and business world.”
Afterwards, the memorandum was signed by both parties, followed by a reception.
Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) is a private, Lebanese non-profit Catholic institution of higher education, which adopts the American system of education.
For more info: www.ndu.edu.lb
About ITG (Holding)
ITG is a Lebanese holding company. We combine an array of autonomous affiliates dedicated to providing a large portfolio of solutions and services in the MENA region, in the areas of hardware, system software, and application software, in addition to building automation and office solutions.
Strong with our proven track-record and solid partnerships with leaders in the ICT industry, we can offer the full spectrum of solutions to most businesses, ranging from office furniture to the full-fledged data center, in addition to Cloud-based services.
ITG derives additional strength and reach thanks to its affiliation with the HOLCOM group which has a 50 year history in serving clients in the EMEA region with its 5,700 professionals.
For more info: www.itgholding.com