URACCAN graduates 21 young people and teachers into internationally certified courses
Students of URACCAN, with their respective international certificates.
José Garth Medina

The courses were certified by ITIESO, Guadalajara, Mexico.

A total of 21 young students and teachers from Rosita, Siuna and Prinzapolka graduated from different courses taught by URACCAN, through the project that funds Telcor through the Carcip-Nicaragua program and taught online by ITIESO, Guadalajara, Mexico, at the "Kiulna" Innovation Center of the Las Minas campus, on its campus in Siuna.

In the three courses taught they graduated: Services Design Thinking and Tools, 6 participants; Innovation Sprint for Entrepreneurs, 8; and Innovation Management for Entrepreneurs, 7. All of them received the international certificate, explained Joel Montenegro coordinator of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Area of URACCAN Las Minas.

URACCAN Vice-Chancellor Angélica Leonor Ruiz Calderón, PhD., said that these courses have provided the tools needed to keep up with the demands of the new global context of globalization and the Internet age.

"These tools help us develop our work as teaching professionals at the university," she said.

The Master's Degree Sorayda Herrera Siles, academic secretary of the Las Minas campus, said that for URACCAN this is a team already trained and trained with the new trends of education, because they have to do with technology and innovation and entrepreneurship.

The academic secretary asked the youth to multiply this knowledge in each of their wards and communities where they come from, so that they are servants of their people.

Yeser Miranda, one of the program's certificates and URACCAN teacher, said it brings them to the curriculum and helps them insert the the new educational context with new technological knowledge.

Professor Juan Herrera, a graduate of Innovation Sprint for Entrepreneurs, said it is important to the academy, but personally helps them a lot with the tools they learned, which are basic for solving problems; in addition, the teaching-learning methodology was relevant for innovation and for finding solutions.

Joel Montenegro reported that certifications were delivered in three soft skills courses, which strengthened skills in innovation and entrepreneurship management.

URACCAN, as an intercultural community education institution, continues to fulfill its Mission and Vision by training human talent with a high sense of entrepreneurship and innovation. Therefore, its two innovation centres, in Bilwi and Las Minas, are operating institutional principles on the Caribbean Coast.