I am pleased to extend a personal welcome on behalf of the staff and students of the Center for Innovations and Professional Skills Development (CiPSD), College of Computing and Information Sciences, Makerere University. The Center was established by the University Council in February 2010 during the merger of FCIT and EASLIS into the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS). The mandate of the Center is to foster Research & Innovations, Promote ICT skills development, and manage knowledge transfer partnerships for and on behalf of CoCIS.

As a Center, we aspire to accelerate students to jobs, ideas to solutions and solutions to business. Therefore it’s in practice and commitment to excellence that we have positioned ourselves among the best in the region.

Are you in need of advancing your career in ICT in this era of knowledge economy, then come and leave as a Professional at CiPSD. Our Center is home to the several International Certifications including Cisco, Microsoft, ICDL, Oracle to mention but a few. In addition, CiPSD is one of the leading software development firms in the region and we have worked on projects for clients in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. We’re active members of the OpenXdata platform development community and we have widely deployed this tool. CiPSD is also home to the State of Art Microsoft Innovations Center- Uganda, whose mandate is to accelerate local software economies.

At CiPSD, we are constantly working around the clock to find relevant training and collaboration opportunities around the globe so that we can bring them closer to you. In the knowledge economy, one needs a multi-set of skills to remain competitive in the job market and we aspire to be the gateway to your selling point. In the near future, DELL, Adobe, and EC-Council programs will be available to our regional market.

We treasure collaboration and we think you will agree with us that the CiPSD is a great place to pursue timely skills from basic computing to specialized programs or to partner with, in terms of systems development and integration. Choosing to train or Partner with CiPSD, Makerere University might be one of the best decisions you have ever made.
“As we accelerate Students to Jobs, Ideas to Solutions and Solutions to Business”