Coronavirus Response: Ghana Tech Summit to Support Virtual Training of Remote Learning for Students and Remote Work Training for Businesses via the GhanaRemote Initiative 


[March 16, 2020- Accra, Ghana] In response to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s  announcement this past Sunday, Ghana Tech Summit- the country’s leading tech summit community will institute a multi-week online virtual training series for students and for businesses across the country. 


With announcement of school closures and lockdown on public gatherings above 25, the entire country will be confined to navigating their academic and career obligations from home. With over 5 years in virtual training via webinars and accelerators, the Global Startup ecosystem which powers the 13 year Ghana Tech Summit platform will support the nation during this transition with its remote training services. 


Over 2000+ of the nation’s top universities and businesses have received the protocol plan and program outline for this “GhanaRemote” Initiative. Each entity will receive a customized overhaul plan that will be implemented immediately. For businesses, the training series will teach entities on the following: How to institute a remote work plan?; How to overhaul work assignments online?; How to onboard, train and manage a remote workforce? Whereas their works will learn how to do the following: How to create a career remote work plan?; How to boost productivity while working from home?; How to create a budget for online services – wifi connectivity. 


Employees and students who want to sign up for the training program individually can register for free here.  


Interested entities interested in implementing the GhanaRemoteInitiative program can email the team directly at . Response rates are from 30 minutes to 4 hours. 


About the #GhanaRemote Initiative: The Ghana Remote Initiative is a multi stakeholder response plan to support Ghana’s digital transition in the wake and spread of coronavirus. The initiative provides training and resources to transition students and employees online. 

About Ghana Tech Summit: The Ghana Tech Summit brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, government stakeholders and industry experts under one roof to address humanity’s greatest challenges via technology and entrepreneurship. It is a part of a 13 year initiative to turn Ghana into a tech hub by 2030. 

About Global Startup Ecosystem: Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is the leading ecosystem platform that supports global development by hosting the world’s first and largest digital accelerator and via its iconic tech summit programs in target countries around the world. With a mission to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age, GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s greatest challenges via tech and entrepreneurship.  GSE is now the fastest growing tech and business community. GSE’s online network accelerates 1000+ companies a year across 90+ countries in 7 key regions-Africa, Asia, America, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East with a focus in frontier tech industries such as Space , Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and more. GSE’s offline network supports 75,000+ global delegates a year via its iconic tech summits.