The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is training 180 of its staff on digital technology.
Mr Joseph Ari, its Director General, said this at its 51st Human Resources Development (HRD) seminar on Monday in Jos.
He also said that the organisation was working to automate the processes of its Students’ Work Experience Scheme (SIWES).
He said the automation was in line with the Fund’s efforts to be in tune with current technological advancement and improve the performance of its staff in line with global best practices.
“We are in an era of innovation and transformation which is powered by information technology.
“The seminar will enable us remain competitive and at the fore front of the HRD sector in Nigeria.
“We have recorded tremendous achievements in automation and digitisation of some of our activities. Our management meetings are paperless, remittance of training contribution and financial transactions now are fully automated, ” he said.
The ITF boss said that the seminar would help in charting a road map that would entrench holistic development of digital human resource in ITF with a view to enhancing organisational excellence.
Earlier in his remarks, Mr Zachariah Piwuna, the Director, Research and Curriculum Development in ITF, said that the theme of the seminar was apt and inline with the global changes in technology.
He urged the participants to ensure that the knowledge and skills gained were properly used in the discharge of their duties.
In his paper presentation, Mr Dele Aloko, the General Manager, South Atlantic Petroleum, Lagos, said that human resource helped workers to understand, control and set realistic and achievable targets.
He said ITF was responsible for creating an enabling environment for the future of technology to strive through its policies and human resources development.
The Nigeria News Agency reports that the event, tagged “Digital Technologies and Human Resource Analytics: Tools for Organisational Excellence”, had participants from the Jos Area office and the headquarters of the Fund.