Pakistan’s lead educationist and technical expert Dr. Shoail Naqvi (Sitara-i-Imtiaz) starts efforts through his venture “KnowlEDGE Streams” a professional training and coaching platform to train youth of Pakistan and develop a next generation of IT professionals. Dr. Sohail Naqvi have recently started to work on developing technical skills to prepare talented and educated youth for the evolving Software and IT Industry.
What is KnowlEDGE Streams?
KnowlEDGE Streams is focusing to address the constantly expanding client needs in the evolving Software and IT Industry in Pakistan, Pakistan’s software sector has to increase its technical manpower base by providing technical training the talented and educated youth for the IT industry. With speed and scale, KnowlEDGE Streams is attempting to meet the demands of the IT outsourcing market.
The method offers a route for supplying skilled labor (by providing the market-needed skills) to the software industry. KnowlEDGE Streams assumes the technical training of labor with a company’s senior software engineers participating much less, freeing up this important technical resource and the business itself to devote their time and other resources to the delivery of consulting services.
KnowlEDGE Streams is concurrently concentrating on teaching soft skills as part of the growth process, with a fundamental component of communication, personal leadership, and teamwork, which will considerably raise the standard of resources.
KnowlEDGE Streams started conducted their pilot12-week bootcamp for 30 EMPG and Emblem Technologies employees at KnowlEDGE Streams’ corporate technical training center. The curriculum for the bootcamp was industry-driven, experiential learning-focused, and aims to provide new employees with accelerated technical training to become productive full-stack (MERN or.NET) developers with excellent soft skills that emphasize technical and business communication skills, teamwork, and personal leadership.
KnowlEDGE Streams is currently collaborating with different IT companies to train the engineers and developers and polish their expertise to prepare them for the evolving IT Industry. KnowlEDGE Streams recently collaborated with EMUMBA and other companies to tackle the shortage of technology talent in Pakistan.
Who is Dr. Sohail Naqvi?
Reputed educationist Dr. Sohail Naqvi, recently completed his tenure as rector of the University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan. The educationist received the “Best of Education” Award in recognition of his contributions to the creation, growth, and advancement of the university as well as its role in the reform of the country’s higher education system.
Professor Dr. Sohail Naqvi previously served as the vice chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for five years prior to his August 2018 appointment to UCA, where he oversaw the transformation of this esteemed, predominantly undergraduate institution into one of the nation’s top research universities.
Following the establishment of the National Incubation Center in Lahore, he oversaw the establishment of the LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, which has subsequently emerged as the nation’s top innovation center.
Dr. Sohail Naqvi has extensive experience in teaching, research, and entrepreneurship in both the United States and Pakistan. He has also worked for the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank as a higher education consultant. For his contributions to higher education when he served as Executive Director of Higher Education Commission, he was awarded the Sitar-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) by the government of Pakistan and the Ordre des Palmes académiques (Order of Academic Palms), both with the rank of Chevalier.
He earned his BSc (with highest honors), MSc, and PhD degrees from Purdue University in the United States (all in Electrical Engineering). Prior to returning to Pakistan to join the Faculty of Electronics at the GIK Institute of Technology in 1995.