Strateq Group Announces Technology Talent Development Programme To Build Knowledge-Based Economy Driven By Local Talents

Integrated enterprise solutions and services provider, Strateq Group has announced a new Technology Talent Development Programme that looks to utilise a holistic industry and academic approach to ICT skills development, with an aim to propel Malaysia towards a knowledge-based economy driven by local talents.

The Technology Talent Development Programme utilises a 4-step approach beginning with enabling to deploying then upgrading and finally enhancing. Specifically, the programme focuses on micro-credentials and job opportunities.

Through this, the Programme aims to build a larger and more sustainable pool of local talent and enhance cost-saving and resource efficiency.

Through the programme, Strateq hopes to build local talent within the sector and is collaborating with prominent partners from across the industry, with the likes of PETRONAS Digital Berhad, QSR Brands, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Human Resources Development Corporation (HRD Corp), Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and PIKOM.

Commenting on the announcement, Datuk Tan Seng Kit, Group Managing Director of Strateq Group said, “ICT is one of the main contributors to Malaysia’s economy and this will only increase as technology and digitalisation permeates every aspect of business and lives. To truly capitalise on this potential, we must address the talent gap within the industry – especially at a local level. Malaysia has immense potential to be unlocked, it simply would take the right effort from the right parties – this Technology Talent Development Programme is just that.”

Tied closely to this announcement, Strateq also unveiled the Strateq Global Delivery Centre which will focus on technical skills, process rigour, tools, methodologies, overall structure and strategies to seamlessly deliver IT-enabled services to global locations.

The Centre will be located in Kuala Lumpur and looks to service local enterprises within the Southeast Asian market. The Centre looks to offer businesses cost savings, access to a larger resource pool, improved service quality and time zone coverage.

 

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