Educational Initiatives in Gamingtec: How IT Company Develops Its Employees
Industry: Information Technology
Gamingtec employees can take part in the annual Education Foundation competition and receive EUR 2,000 funding for any educational project of their professional or personal interests.
London, UK (PRUnderground) August 27th, 2019
Learning something new is key to the successful development of a company and its employees. Besides participation in conferences and training courses, members of Gamingtec team can take part in the annual Education Foundation competition. A winner receives EUR 2,000 funding for any educational project of their professional or personal interests.
Gamingtec Education Foundation was launched in 2017. It gives an opportunity to any employee to achieve their ambitious goals. Every year, a lot of employees participate in it with innovative and creative ideas. 17 applicant sent their ideas for future projects to Gamingtec Education Foundation 2019, and 8 of them passed the first tour. Five judges assessed ideas without knowing the names of the applicants.
“Educational initiative is an important point of our corporate culture. I do believe that studying is the best way to discover new talents, meet the challenging tasks outside the job, and to find out what makes you really happy!” – said Sapar Karyagdyyev, CEO of Gamingtec. In compliance with the rules of the competition, he cannot be a part of the jury team.
“Lamborghini and Ferrari driving, scuba diving, and 3D courses… All the applicants’ ideas were great, and it was really difficult for judges to choose a winner. According to the anonymous evaluation, an applicant’s idea “Acting/Role play in theatre” got the prize. The company will pay the full cost of the courses. Let`s remind you that the winning idea a year ago was “Training course captains sailing and motor yachts”, – shared details about the competition Oksana Kuiantseva, PR Manager of Gamingtec.
Education is an important part of the working process in Gamingtec. The employees of the company can attend courses, conferences, and forumsat appropriate points in their careers. According to the Company`s Handbook, “performance and development reviews are the Gamingtec way of aligning personal, functional, and business goals, to facilitate personal learning and growth to improve the future.”
Gamingtec is an international software company. Its story started in 2013 when a London-based B2B consulting office was opened. Several months later, an office of own software development was opened in Kyiv. In 2015, Gamingtec changed the approach: the company began to sell not only full turnkey software solutions of the producers, but develop and support its programming product.
The company`s founder and CEO is Sapar Karyagdyyev, a British businessman of Turkmenistan origin.