Huawei in Malaysia on Wednesday introduced the Huawei ASEAN Academy, a training module to empower digital talent in the region.
Huawei aims to nurture 50,000 talents over the next five years and the academy will provide more than 3,000 ICT courses involving 100 skilled trainers to cherish digital talent, said a press release.
YB Dato Saifuddin Abdullah, minister of communications and multimedia of Malaysia said the Ministry 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,” he said.
The academy’s ICT training programs and courses are designed to target government bodies, industry professionals and university students, providing a holistic approach in growing the country’s ICT ecosystem.
The academy also provides multi-dimensional solutions for different types of talent and levels of need to ensure that these solutions effectively match the current talent gaps for enterprises.
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