Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - What do you know about IT managing?



What do you know about IT managing?

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

What do you know about IT managing?

A high level of responsibility is one of the main challenges in being successful, says IT manager Leap Sok. “I have to make sure that my goals, my team’s goals and the company’s goals can be achieved at the same time,” he says.

After eight years of working in various IT positions, Leap Sok, is now the IT manager for Webessentials. His current job position involves working on networks, systems and programming.

Improving the capacity of his staff is another challenge for Leap. His advice to students wanting to become an IT manager is to try to obtain professional certificates in IT-related subjects, in addition to their bachelor’s degree.

Students should also try to build up networks with technology professionals and involve themselves in internships to get experience in the field. They also need to keep updated with all the latest IT developments.

“As the IT manager, he or she will lead, develop and manage information systems and technology infrastructure, coordinate and guide the direction of IT department and set strategy for integration of IT services and its needs.” He says.

Leap believes that goal of becoming an IT manager is attainable, but students need to grab any chances that come their way, in addition to having skills and experience. “Don’t wait to take the chance tomorrow if you can do it today,” he advises.

MOST VIEWED

  • Angkor lifetime pass, special Siem Reap travel offers planned

    The Ministry of Tourism plans to introduce a convenient, single lifetime pass for foreign travellers to visit Angkor Archaeological Park and potentially other areas. The move is designed to stimulate tourism to the culturally rich province of Siem Reap as the start of the “Visit

  • Ice cream, noodles flagged over carcinogen

    The General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia (GDCE) has identified three types of instant noodles and ice cream trademarks originating from Thailand, Vietnam and France that are suspected to contain ethylene oxide, which poses a cancer risk to consumers. The general department has

  • Exclusive interview with Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the EU

    CAMBODIA is hosting the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and Related Meetings this week with top officials from the US, China, and Russia and other countries in the region slated to attend and to meet with face-to-face with their counterparts on the sidelines. In

  • Rise in Thai air routes to Siem Reap fuels travel hopes

    Local tourism industry players are eager for regional airline Bangkok Airways Pcl’s resumption of direct flight services between the Thai capital and Siem Reap town on August 1 – home of Cambodia’s awe-inspiring Angkor Archaeological Park – which is expected to boost the growth rate of

  • ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ meet commences, Taiwan issue possibly on table

    The 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and related meetings hosted by Cambodia kicks off in Phnom Penh on August 3, with progress, challenges, and the way forward for the ASEAN Community-building on the table. Issues on Taiwan, sparked by the visit of US House Speaker

  • Recap of this year’s ASEAN FM meet and look ahead

    This year’s edition of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) hosted by Cambodia comes against the backdrop of heightened global tensions and increasing rivalry between major powers that have been compared to the animosity of the Cold War era. The following is The Post’