Presentation on theme: "INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES Information technology is related to studying, designing and developing information related to computers. This field is growing."— Presentation transcript:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES Information technology is related to studying, designing and developing information related to computers. This field is growing at a very fast pace over the last few years and according to successful and well-known people in the IT sector, this growth is expected to remain stable. Due to the robust growth, millions of jobs have been created in this field. However, it is very essential for us to understand what the importance of information technology is.
The Evolution of Information Technology and Computer Technology
Careers in Information Technology World wide demand Shortage of IT professional in the western countries and special Visa programs to attract IT professionals as permanent residence The demand for IT products and services is expected to reach approximately US$3 trillion by 2008. Local Demand Shortage of IT professionals in local IT industry Great Financial rewards Pay well for even the entry level jobs (Rs. 25,000 – 1,00,000) Career advancement and self development Most local IT companies work with international clients and IT professional get exposure
How do you get started in IT? Entry Jobs If you have basic skill you can start as web designer or any other and build your skills Certificate, Diploma Programs and Vocational Training Recognized Diploma & Certificates IT Degree IT Degree – National Universities (Free Education) IT Degree – Private Colleges IT Degree – SLIIT (Government own) IT Degree – External Degrees University of Colombo BIT University of Moratuwa BIT Open University Courses are conducted in distance learning modezForeign Degrees India, Australia, UK & USA Lots of money go out of the country
Education Paths for Information Technology Education Vocational Training & Apprentice Training Programs Grade 1-11 G.C.E O’ Level Grade 12-13 G.C.E A’ Level Free Undergraduate Education in Public Universities Post Degree Education Degree Undergraduate Education In Foreign Universities Foreign Degree Undergraduate Education In Private Institutes Degree External Degree Program In Public Universities External Degree Diploma & Certificate Programs In Government Institutions Higher Diploma/National Diploma Diploma & Certificate Programs In Private Institution
Demand for new IT Professionals VS Supply of Graduates
Software Engineering Computer Architechture Hardware Engineering Networking Multimedia Web developing Robotics Artificial Intelligence JOB OPPTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN IT