The National, Tuesday 28th August, 2012
IT was a proud moment for 30 students in Port Moresby who graduated at the Ibo Business Organisation training institute last Friday.Students obtained certificates in project management, airfares and ticketing and computing.
The graduates were the first to pioneer the institute’s programmes.
Guest speaker and National Training Council official Siri Purari urged the graduates to have a conviction to be successful in their lives.“Set your aspirations high,” he said. Purari said when a chapter closed in their life they should move on by “opening a new door”.
“You must plan life as you go up the stairs in order to be successful.”
He said there were two strengths in education – academic and skills.
“National Training Council brings in the skills,” he said.
Institute director Joshua Konga said the nationally-owned institute aimed to provide professional skills training courses to school leavers, unemployed youth and semi-skilled professionals.
in the city. Konga said there are two offices already setup in Mt Hagen and the National Capital District.
He said they would soon be running mobile trainings in other major parts of the country.
Graduates and guests were entertained by performances from Central and West Papuans at the Granville Hotel.