The Philippine National I.T. Standards (PhilNITS) Foundation, Inc. formerly known as the Japanese I.T. Standards Exams of the Philippines (JITSE-Phil) Foundation, Inc., is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization that is implementing an I.T Certification Program from I.T. standards adopted from Japan, with the support of the Department of Trade & industry (DTI) of the Philippines and the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI) of Japan. JITSE-Phil Foundation was registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission on April 10,2002 and set up its first office at the Penthouse of the Prince Bldg, in Rada Street, Legazpi Village Makati city.
To make the Philippines an Industry Leader in IT and IT-enabled services
To attain excellence in Information Technology through the development of Certified I.T. Professionals adhering to recognized world standards
To develop our country’s human resource to sustain the I.T. industry
To accelerate economic development through the massive deployment here and abroad of our highly trained knowledge workers
To establish an internationally recognized and accepted standard with which to measure the competency level of IT Engineers/Professionals in the country and have it adopted and implemented nationwide by Industry, Government and Academe in their selection process
To develop a workforce of Certified IT Professionals that are qualified and eligible for work not only in Japanese companies here and abroad but also in multinational companies anywhere in the world.
To help in establishing a strong middle class of qualified Filipino IT Professionals in the Academe, the Industry and Government, with good and moral work ethics, who will bring the country out of the quagmire of poverty.
To establish world leadership in I. T.