OpenLabs (previously NIIT Ghana) is the most well-known name in West African IT education. We are best recognized for our training, consulting, and content production capabilities. OpenLabs offers a diverse selection of education programs that appeal to people from all walks of life, from businesses with growing training needs to individuals seeking IT and related skills. Our unrivaled knowledge, brand appeal, and constantly expanding global reach, all developed over 20 years, have made us a reliable education partner for students and professionals alike. We are proud of our strategic alliances with Microsoft, IBM, Google for Education, Huawei, ATHE, and other internationally renowned organizations. These affiliations demonstrate our trustworthiness and dedication to IT education. OpenLabs is now collaborating with BlueCrest University colleges in Liberia and Sierra Leone to provide academic training materials and consulting services to help them enhance their brand in vocational and skill development.

Our Vision

To equip innovative and transformative leaders with technology skills and make progress toward achieving digital gender equality.

Our Mission

We at OpenLabs strive to provide excellent IT education to businesses and individuals by combining hands-on tech skills training, strong discipline knowledge, and a drive for entrepreneurial abilities to create a sustainable Africa fueled by new-age technology.

Core Values

  • Recognition – We appreciate, acknowledge effort and celebrate success
  • Service – We strive for continuous improvement and value for our customers
  • Personal Development- We provide an environment that fosters personal development and professional growth
  • Integrity – We work with commitment, honesty and with respect for others
  • Embrace Change – We are flexible and innovative and ready to adapt to new business conditions in order to survive.


Established in 1999, OpenLabs has played a pivotal role in Ghana's technology transformation over the last 20 years, by cultivating generations of industry-ready computer graduates.

The first center was launched in May, 2000 at Ring Road Central in Accra.

NewEdge Infotech Ghana Limited was incorporated with an objective of addressing the IT needs of Ghana. 

On a mission to be the best in IT Training and Software Development, NewEdge Infotech tied up with OpenLabs Limited as the official partner in Ghana under the stewardship of NewEdge Chairman Mr. Dev Varyani and then Managing Director Dr. Kapil Gupta. Today, OpenLabs has Four (4) centers in Ghana, with a capacity of training more than 15,000 students per annum.

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Our leadership team are all distinguished OpenLabs graduates themselves, and are passionate about problem-solving, developing tech solutions and providing opportunity to youth.


Director & Business Head

Sujith Jayaprakash is a highly motivated business development professional with a strong background in IT Training and administration. He has over a decade of experience in the education sectors in India, Africa and Latin America with significant experience in Senior Management roles and leading institutional academic delivery improvement. He has completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and specialized in Education Data Mining. He also holds a Master degree in Computer Science and a Master of Philosophy in Computer Science. Sujith is a Certified Microsoft Trainer and a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer. He started his career as a Technical Trainer and gradually risen to the profile of Academic Head and Center Manager. His area of expertise includes Data Science, Web Mining, Education Data Mining, and Social Media Marketing.


General Manager - Sales and Marketing

Mrs. Joana Abbiw is a seasoned professional with much experience in counseling, career guidance and development. She possesses an excellent decision-making and strategic thinking, leadership, interpersonal and ethical conduct skills. Joana is highly skilled in developing high-performing teams and collaborating cross-functionally to implement business initiatives.


Campus Head - OpenLabs Accra

Mr. Asadullah has over 14 years of experience as an IT professional with an in-depth understanding of Information Technology Management. Asadullah holds a Bachelor of Honours degree in Information Technology. Additionally, he has a Masters degree in Business Administration from University of South Wales, UK. He is a registered IT Technician and a member of the British Computing Society (BCS). Asadullah is also an alumni of OpenLabs Ghana and he holds a DNIIT Professional Diploma in Software Engineering.


Asst. Campus Head - OpenLabs Kumasi

Ms. Penielle Amankwah has over a decade of experience in IT training and administration. She started her career as a Technical Trainer at OpenLabs Kumasi Center and then became the Academic Head before taking the position of the Campus Head. She is a graduate from the Open University, UK and also a seasoned software developer. Her expertise is in Software Development and Graphic Design.


We provide the following advisory services at all centres to 

students during our business hours

Admissions & Enrolment

We hold no criteria for eligibility to our programs however our counsellors will interview you to make sure you have the relevant pre-requisites (background knowledge) to enrol in the course. Some students may be asked to that an aptitude test to ensure learning ability.


Rounds of talks between the applicant and a counselor at OpenLabs to determine the possible program that best suits the applicants’ requirements and aspiration. This would involve choosing a specialization depending on the interest level, career aspirations and goals, industry and technological trends.

Performance Review

At the end of each quarter, the Quarter Performance Reports indicating the student’s performance in the quarter are generated and issued to the students. The batch is conducted as per the scheduled milestone and attendance is monitored for every session.


The certification process determines their eligibility for the award of certificates for the respective program. The cumulative graded point average is calculated for the students and certificates are awarded as per the eligibility norms defined.


Students enroled in a course at OpenLabs have access to the center during hours of operation for free internet use, gaming, research, quiet study or to do group tech projects.