The objectives of TIA's Innovation Skills Programme are:
to provide an enabling and innovation environment and training to build the critical thinking competencies through the following.
Future 500 capacity building skills training for the candidates covers critical multidisciplinary skills required for the future employee in various innovation driven businesses through the Learnerships and Internships Initiative.
CHUMA Internship Initiative: Commercialisation Practioner’s Initiative develops young innovation leaders with a different mindset and with capabilities in scarce and critical skills required to support technology start-up commercialisation strategies.
NexGen100 programme Innovation Based Competitions has, a direct objective, the development of scientists, engineers and innovators with appropriate entrepreneurial potential, through a series of workshops, together with mentoring support to the top candidates, tailored to accelerate their entrepreneurial venture commercialise innovation knowledge products
Systemic Level: Future Skills in the 4th Industrial Revolution soft and technical skills linked to automation, Food security: -Bio and Agriculture, E-Waste, Water and Energy and Bio Economy (Circular Economy).