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Growth & Jobs | Young J'cans get BPO training, job placement

More than 400 young Jamaicans have completed comprehensive skill development training for the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in the past three years under the Avasant Digital Youth Employment Initiative, which has consistently secured jobs for approximately 95 per cent of its graduates.

The programme, which is being implemented by the American-based Avasant Foundation - the not-for-profit arm of management consulting firm Avasant - recently concluded eight five-week training courses in Kingston and Montego Bay. A total of 247 students graduated this year, with many of them already obtaining jobs in the sector.

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