Cyberport Academy and iTrain Asia to build regional digital talent hub in Johor

  • Long term goal to turn Johor into the digital talent hub of Malaysia
  • Brings together digital technology training, certifications, skills-building workshop

(L2R): Rosanne Tan, Business Development Manager - iTrain, Eric Ku, Executive Director - iTrain Group, Ramlee Jaafar, CEO of Cyberport, Amanda Tan, Senior Business Development Manager, iTrain.

Cyberport Academy, a business unit of MSC Cyberport Sdn Bhd and iTrain Asia Sdn Bhd, a leading Asian digital skills competency certification body and content provider for vendor-neutral certification are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership for bringing the latest digital skills certification trainings programs to Johor. 

MSC Cyberport’s subsidiary - Cybersolution Technologies is focused on e-Solutions for corporate digitalization, custom software development, finance system solution, E-local Government systems, smart cities and robotization solutions.

“The partnership brings together digital technology training, certifications and skills-building workshops that are designed to help and support clients for upskillng their employee in business, product ideation & creation, technology development and deployment. This will also prepare Johor to become a digital talent hub for the region especially providing high skilled digital talent outsourcing for Singapore,” said Ramlee Jaafar, CEO of Cyberport.

“The highest-ranked emerging jobs are all related to technology, naming a few like UX Designer, Data Scientist and Full-Stack Engineer. We will also introduce and offer microdegree programs in Johor.  A microdegree is a credential focused on a specified professional or career discipline and typically comprises one or more sources of accelerated educational experiences,” said Eric Ku, Executive Director of iTrain Asia whose certifications are offered across 26 countries in Asia.

“For corporations looking for digital transformation, working professionals seeking to transform their careers, startups and students aspiring to code the future, the Cyberport-iTrain partnership is committed to assist clients to unlock the potential of full digital transformation and to achieve success in the new digital business landscape. The long-term goal of the Cyberport-iTrain partnership is to generate a competent, highly skilled and employable workforce, and, in the process turning Johor into the digital talent hub of Malaysia,” said Amanda Tan, Senior Business Development Manager, iTrain Asia.

All the courses are HRDF claimable under SBL-Khas and are listed under MDEC Digital Skills Training Directory. For futher details, email [email protected]


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