By Rose B. Palacio
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Assisstant Secretary for Mindanao Engr. Merly Cruz announced the inauguration of PhilNits IT Business Center in Mindanao at the DTI XI, 5th floor Mintrade building, Monteverde-Sales Streets, Davao City.
The formal launching ceremonies of the PhilNits Davao City Office was held yesterday (September 18) at the Grand ballroom of Royal Mandaya hotel, Davao City.
ASEC Cruz said the opening is in partnership with the Philippine National Information Technology Standards (PhilNits) Foundation Inc., and the Japan External Trade Relations Organization (JETRO). The center would serve as an IT-enabling facility for Mindanao’s micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (mSMEs) to improve their competitiveness in the global market by providing productivity tools, entrepreneurship program and skills training on new technologies.
The PhilNits Business Center also aims to promote PhilNits certification program in the Mindanao area, help upgrade the quality of education in Mindanao region by adopting internationally-recognized IT standard for its IT professionals; and help generate employment for PhilNits certified professionals in Japanese companies located in the country and Japan.
For more details, call 2240511 local 304 or 2221625 and look for Joy. (DTI/PIA XI)