McLean Sibanda, The Innovation Hub CEO, said, “the signing of this bilateral agreement is a step in the right direction and important milestone in building a strong an active capacity in improving the exchange of information and knowledge skills to benefit Southern Africa Sub region. We will work with TCC in packaging the workshops and training programmes that will serve the educational development goals and enhance the capability for innovation and venture capital support in line with the Gauteng employment and development strategy (GEDS)”.
Prof. Gabor Lovei, the Director of Training said “we are delighted to have formed this partnership and the opportunity to work with The Innovation Hub and this agreement represents the cornerstone to achieve closer cooperation in improving the exchange of information and knowledge. This forms part of TCC’s mission to contribute to the increase in profile, locally and internationally, of African science, and its impact on the life of Africans, by improving skills in technical communication in all forms in African countries.
Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), The Innovation Hub in conjunction with The Training Centre in Communication will manage and coordinate courses to postgraduate students, staff, faculty and other interested parties at The Innovation Hub, South Africa, complete with a seminar style of training.
The first course to be facilitated under this partnership will be on Writing Grant Management and Oral Communication Presentation and Networking and will be held in September 2012, at The Innovation Hub.