Huawei launches ASEAN Academy training module in Malaysia
Huawei Malaysia has introduced Huawei ASEAN Academy, a training module to empower digital talent in the region. The company aims to train 50,000 people over the next five years. The academy will provide more than 3,000 ICT courses involving 100 skilled trainers, as per the company.
The academy’s ICT training programs and courses are designed to target government bodies, industry professionals and university students. It will implement educational methods namely scenario-based and online live training, and also overseas study tours.
Based on the industry requirements, the academy aims to address the pain points of talent gap within the three core pillars which are ICT industry trend guidance, ecosystem talent enablement and skill improvement.
“The Huawei ASEAN Academy in Malaysia is the first in Asia Pacific region which plays an important role in ICT development towards digital economic growth. It is more than ever, to nurture and develop local talent to ensure that they are well equipped with the proper ICT knowledge to adapt to this ever-changing globalization landscape.
The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) and Huawei have had a long collaborative relationship in ICT since 2001 when Huawei Technologies was first established, we hope to have more successful collaborations in the future between both parties to steer digital economy in the right path,” said YB Dato Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Communications and Multimedia of Malaysia.