Scientific Management Techniques Deploys Manufacturing Skills Training Program and Assessment Program in Ghana

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Company Partners With Korsika Energy to Improve Employment and Industrial Performance in Accra

Our Assessment Program has been used in Africa for many years, this deployment marks the first delivery of our Manufacturing Skills Training Curriculum on the continent

Scientific Management Techniques (SMT) is partnering with Korsika Energy to implement their proven Manufacturing Skills Program in Accra, Ghana. SMT’s programs are currently used by manufacturing organizations in thirty-seven countries, their programs are considered “Best Practice” productivity tools by Fortune 500 Manufacturing organizations globally.

Scientific Management Techniques will train and certify Korsika staff to deliver their proven solution to the global Manufacturing Skills Shortage/Skills Gap. “This collaboration will dramatically improve manufacturing workforce skills in Ghana”, states Stephen Berry, SMT President & CEO. “Our Assessment Program has been used in Africa for many years, this deployment marks the first delivery of our Manufacturing Skills Training Curriculum on the continent and we anticipate additional deployments in the near future. Many of our long-term industrial clients have a presence on the continent. These manufacturers have experienced the productivity improvements that SMT’s training program delivers, and they are excited to have the opportunity to hire program graduates locally.”

Dr. Kofi Korsah is the President of KERSL. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, M.S. in Nuclear Engineering and PhD in Nuclear Engineering. Dr. Korsah and his team have worked closely with the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and the Ghana Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) to facilitate deployment of SMT’s program. “SMT’s curriculum trains the skills required to Operate, Maintain and Troubleshoot a manufacturing facility”, states Dr. Korsah. “We have engaged with many manufacturing skill stakeholders in Ghana to identify the skills they require to optimize performance. SMT’s program is directly aligned with the skills we need to improve employment and industrial productivity in Ghana. We anticipate additional program deployments throughout the country after the first program is up and running in Accra.”

About Scientific Management Techniques:

Scientific Management Techniques Inc. is the global leader in industrial skills assessments and industrial skills training. SMT’s manufacturing skill solutions are currently deployed in thirty-seven countries. The skills training curriculum trains to the critical skills required to optimize performance in an industrial facility. Their hands-on manufacturing skills assessment machines and assessment protocols are used in the hiring process to identify and measure industrial skills; Mechanical, Electrical, PLC, CNC and Process Control Skills. Many organizations assess their incumbent workforce and deliver targeted training based on the assessment data.

Contact: Mr. Stephen Berry, SMT President, Sberry(at)Scientific-Management(dot)com Phone: (603) 421-0222

About Korsika Energy:

Korsika Energy Research and Services Ltd (KERSL) is an engineering business specializing in process automation training for technical professionals, engineers, technicians and artisans for Ghana’s growing industrial environment.

Contact: Mr. Joe Arthur, Business Development Manager, abkarthur(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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