HISTORY AND BACKGROUND
GAMBIA TELECOMMUNICATIONS & MULTIMEDIA INSTITUTE
Training and development initiatives have been part and parcel of the Development of the Telecommunications sector in the Gambia since the early 1960’s. This focus on Human Capacity development in the formative years of GAMTEL contributed immensely in the development of the Telecommunications sector in the country. The high demand for more work specification and academic uplifting programs had made GAMTEL Management to put in a lot of efforts and finances towards the upgrading of the Company’s Training Institute.
There are ever changing needs for Human Resources development initiatives due to the changes in Technological advancements.
The proliferation of new Technologies, not only in the Telecommunications arena but in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector in general coupled with the changing facade of Customer demands places renewed demands for the Training Institute (GTMI) to be more proactive and fully prepared to be able to actually cater for and be in a position to readily work with clients and stakeholders to meet the demands of the market (as and when needed).
Over the years, the Institute has evolved into a National Institution, Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute (GTMI), geared towards serving as a resource center for training/consultancy services, promotion of coordinated human Resources development for the Gambia and the Sub Region at large in not only the area of telecommunications and Human Resources Management but in ICT development as well.
To be a centre of excellence in the provision of quality education and training in engineering, technology and business studies
GTMI is committed to provide relevant, high quality, affordable and cost-efficient education and training to the Gambia and the sub-regions for an efficient and effective human resource base critical to meaningful development
Honesty, Hard work, Innovation and Excellence