Npontu Technologies, UCC Business School ink academia-industry collaboration


Npontu Technologies Ltd., a leading private technology company specializing in AI solutions, software development, value-added services, and technology consultancy, has recently announced a strategic collaboration with the esteemed University of Cape Coast (UCC) Business School.

This partnership aims to provide students at the UCC Business School with a unique opportunity to apply current technology in practical ways that complement their classroom learning. By leveraging cloud-based applications such as data and financial analytic tools, both students and faculty can enhance their digital knowledge and gain a deeper understanding of technology applications in their respective fields.

The recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) solidifies the commitment of Npontu and UCC to bridge the gap between academia and the business environment. The students and faculty will each have access to financial and business management tools that will enhance the teaching process as well as equip the students with the use of these tools in preparation for the world of work.

As part of this partnership, Npontu Technologies and the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Business School will provide valuable internship opportunities for approximately two hundred students during the long vacation. These internships will offer hands-on experience and practical exposure to real-world projects, allowing students to apply their academic knowledge in a professional setting. This initiative further enhances the collaboration’s commitment to preparing students for the workforce and equipping them with the necessary skills and experiences to excel in their careers.

Renowned for its innovative solutions and progressive approach to enhancing business processes through the use of technology, Npontu aims to leverage its expertise and resources through this collaboration to deepen the early adoption of technology for increased productivity.

Professor John Gatsi, an accomplished academic and Dean of the School of Business at the University of Cape Coast, representing UCC, expressed excitement about the collaboration and emphasized the school’s commitment to relevant partnerships that will enhance student education.

Dr. Stephane Nwolley Jr., CEO of Npontu Technologies, expressed enthusiasm about the MOU, stating that the company was ready to offer all necessary assistance. “We are thrilled to collaborate with the University of Cape Coast in this exciting endeavor. At Npontu, we strongly believe in the power of education and hands-on experience to shape the future of the technology industry. This partnership will enable us to contribute to the growth and development of young professionals, equipping them with the necessary technological skills for their careers.”

The University of Cape Coast Business School is renowned for its dedication to producing industry-ready graduates, prioritizing practical education and real-world exposure. This collaboration with Npontu Technologies further enhances the school’s reputation by digitalizing the learning experience.

Both Npontu Technologies and UCC are excited about the potential of this partnership and the positive impact it will have on student learning and career development. By bridging the gap between academia and industry, this collaboration ensures a seamless transition for students, equipping them with the skills and knowledge required for the technology sector and empowering them to become future leaders and innovators in their chosen field.

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