Tan Sri Idris Jusoh, chairman of Felda (from centre to proper); Datuk Parmjit Singh, chief government officer of APU; Datuk Mohd. Banuri Aris, basic supervisor of Yayasan Felda; Mohd Helmy Norman, government director of APU; Prof Dr Ho Chin Kuan, vice chancellor of APU in a bunch image with 13 excellent Felda offspring for the ‘International Digital Management (GDL)’ schooling programme. — Image courtesy of Asia Pacific College of Expertise & Innovation
By Soo Wern Jun
Thursday, 01 Sep 2022 12:50 PM MYT
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 — The Federal Land Growth Authority (Felda) via Yayasan Felda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Asia Pacific College of Expertise & Innovation (APU) to ship a ‘International Digital Management (GDL)’ schooling programme protecting a broad vary of expertise specialisations for Felda’s new-generation human capital growth.
This initiative impressed by Felda chairman Tan Sri Idris Jusoh goals to extend digital preparedness in step with Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0) by exposing actuality and practicality as a way to produce glorious human capital able to embrace the challenges within the digitalisation period.
“With the signing of this MoU, I’m assured that the tutorial aspirations of the brand new era of Felda can be empowered, as will digital mastery, which would be the driver of a extra superior future,” mentioned Idris in an announcement in the present day, reinforcing Felda’s dedication to elevating academic requirements and creating the brand new era of Felda as a way to improve the social mobility of Felda’s group as an entire.
Based on the assertion, the public-private strategic collaboration between these two organisations will allow an preliminary group of 13 excellent college students consisting of grandchildren of settlers and kids of FELDA Group workers, together with FGV, to pursue research programmes as much as the bachelor’s diploma stage.
These 13 college students are amongst 239 candidates who utilized for this scholarship because it opened on 16 June 2022.
This programme valued at RM1.5 million in complete, contains Educational Research Program, Intensive English Program (IEP), Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), overseas language lessons (Korean language), lodging charges, and scholar allowance for 4 years and 6 months.
The memorandum was signed by Datuk Mohd. Banuri Aris, basic supervisor of Yayasan Felda, and APU government director Mohd. Helmy Norman, witnessed by Idris and APU chief government workplace Datuk Parmjit Singh.
“We’re delighted to have the ability to collaborate with a number one increased schooling establishment like APU to steer a joint programme within the discipline of expertise.
“This transfer will function inspiration and motivation for the brand new era of Felda to proceed to innovate and obtain world class success after they graduate and turn into the power to attain Felda’s aspiration to propel itself within the Fortune 500 league,” defined Idris.
This GDL programme affords 18 technology-based programs similar to info expertise (IT), system safety, cloud engineering, community computing, cell expertise, web of issues (IoT), digital transformation, monetary expertise (FinTech), enterprise info methods, software program engineering, laptop science, knowledge analytics, digital forensics, cyber safety, clever methods, multimedia expertise, digital actuality/augmented actuality (VR/AR), and laptop video games growth.