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Huawei launches ASEAN Academy to nurture digital ecosystem

Business Desk | Published: 21:15, May 21,2020

 
 

Malaysia’s communications and multimedia minister YB Dato Saifuddin Abdullah and Huawei Malaysia CEO Michael Yuan are seen along with other senior government and company officials at the opening of the Huawei ASEAN Academy, a dedicated training module set to empower digital talent in the region, launched by Huawei Malaysia in the country on Wednesday. — Press release

Huawei Malaysia on Wednesday introduced the Huawei ASEAN Academy, a dedicated training module set to empower digital talent in the region, said a press release.

In its commitment, Huawei aims to nurture 50,000 talents over the next five years, spread across various businesses and technology sectors.

The academy will provide more than 3,000 courses on information and communication technology involving 100 skilled trainers to nurture digital talent.

‘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. The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia and Huawei have had a long collaborative relationship in ICT since 2001. We hope to have more successful collaborations in the future between both parties to steer digital economy in the right path,’ said Malaysia’s communications and multimedia minister YB Dato Saifuddin Abdullah.

The academy’s ICT training programmes and courses are designed to target government bodies, industry professionals and university students, providing a holistic approach in growing the country’s ICT ecosystem.

It will implement established and diversified educational methods namely scenario-based and online live training, and overseas study tours.

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.

‘The trainings and programmes provided by the ASEAN academy will empower local talents to be future-ready and actively contribute to accelerating the country’s digital transformation journey,’ said Huawei Malaysia CEO Michael Yuan.

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