International Training Institute(ITI) is currently on the radar of upgrading its courses to a university degree program.

According to ITI Chairman and Co-Founder Mr. Senthil Kumaran Sentheyval, they are trying to introduce their degree programs which are currently on the process of being approved by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology

Speaking as the guest speaker at ITI 61st Graduation, MRDC General Manager and Corporate Service Mr. Owen Makandi expressed his support for the institution to be a university.

“The management of the institution, the lecturers, and the systems and processes that are in place. And the process has been done by Papua New Guineans. Be proud of them and continue to maintain those standards, the integrity of the processes.”

International Training Institute’s 61st graduation today at Apec Haus, Port Moresby has graduated 51 students with certificate in five respective programmes.

The certification in Accounting has a total of 14 graduates, Certification in Human Resources Management has a total of 16 graduates and 13 graduates from Certificate in Computing.

And 7 from certification in Business and only one graduand graduate in certification in Sales.

The presentation of certificates was done by PNG Power Manager for Services Strategy, Ms Mirriam Minei.

International Training Institute’s 61st graduation ceremony commenced this morning at the Apec Haus in Port Moresby with guest speaker Professor Leo Marai, emphasizing the increase rate of unemployment.

Prof. Leo Marai is the Executive Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea.

Prof Marai said there are not many jobs available for the fresh graduates out there.

“We are placed in a catch situation in an employment crisis”.

“The way around looking for job is to create one for yourself.

Prof Marai added that PNG population is increasing, and its the highest birth rate is southeast Asia.

“With the highest rate of birth rate we are expecting a high rate of unemployment in the future.

Prof Marai said government is focus on growing economy but must also look at making job available for the graduates.

He then congratulate the graduands on their achievements in their respective programs and wish them on their life endures.

It is not quite often you get to see other New Guinea Islands singsing group’s lead and perform like today’s 61st ITI graduation in Port Moresby.

International Training Institute’s 61st graduation has witnessed one of the best and remarkable presentations by the singsing group from Pomio, in the East New Britain

The five men dancers shook the stage on fire getting all the graduands, guest of Honors and parents in awe.

The Pomio dancers cams in full traditional attire and performed their famous traditional songs with dance.