DICT provides free online technical training to workers affected by quarantine
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has announced that its digitaljobsPH project is offering free online technical training to workers and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the extended quarantine.
Some of the programs include Social Media Marketing, which “focuses on proper management of social media platforms to optimize social campaigns and promote brand growth in the digital market so affected MSMEs can strategize business plans even amidst the pandemic.” The online training will use both lectures and hands-on activities and will run for 7 days at 2 hours per session for a total of 14 hours.
There’s also the Comprehensive Affiliate Marketing track which covers website creation using WordPress, content writing, SEO and link building strategies. It will run for 10-days for a total of 20 hours.
There will also be four (4) digital governance training for chief information officers (CIOs), planning or policy officers, ICT service officers, ICT project managers, management information system (MIS) officers, and ICT professionals of government and private organizations.
These introductory training on Digital Governance ICT Service Management Framework, Privacy Impact Assessment of an Information and Communications System Program or Project, Enterprise reference Architecture of Digital Transformation, Data-Driven Governance and Digital Transformative Technologies are set on April 21, 23, 28 and 30, respectively.
According to the DICT, all slots for the various tracks are currently filled, while training will run from April 16, 2020, onwards.