Manufacturer BlackBerry, Research In Motion (RIM), will begin to look intellectual resource potential in various universities in announcing BlackBerry Academic Program. This program offers courses curricula and materials about the BlackBerry solution and the development of the BlackBerry platform.
"Career opportunities in information technology are abundant and there is increasing demand for people with expertise in managing BlackBerry products and services and develop BlackBerry applications," says Robert Crow, Vice President, Industry, Government and University Relations, Research In Motion in a press release .
According to him, the demand for developers, administrators and professional technical support related to the BlackBerry in the global market will increase to remember this for millions of people already using BlackBerry smartphones in more than 170 countries. BlackBerry Academic Program will help the university to prepare students for a career in the technology field.
Courses are currently available that is developing mobile applications for BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry Enterprise Server administration, and support for BlackBerry smartphones. The curriculum has been and is developed through cooperation with professionals in education and has been on trial for more than a year. More than 500 students have taken these courses in the pilot project and several universities in Canada and the United States.