MDEC launches third installment of Let’s Learn Digital

MDEC launches third installment of Let’s Learn Digital

  • Malaysians labor force can upskill by means of digital tech courses 
  • Working with Meta, Microsoft, Oracle and SAS to offer free classes

MDEC launches third installment of Let’s Learn Digital Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) provides announced the third payment of the Let’s Understand Digital (LLD), an upskilling programme covering a wide array of digital technology courses.

Launched under the agency’s #mydigitalworkforce initiative within 2020, this year’s programme will provide opportunities for the Malaysian labor force to upskill them selves through digital technology courses, MDEC mentioned in a statement.  

These courses include information science, cybersecurity, animation, game development, digital global business services, financial technology (fintech), digital marketing and cloud, among others, it additional.

For that third installment, MDEC said it is collaborating with Meta, Microsof company, Oracle, SAS and training providers under its Digital Skills Training Directory to make available a host of free-of-charge programs.

Interested individuals can sign up for the courses through July 1 till Sept 30. Signed up participants can go through training that has been planned during the period among July 1 until MDEC launches third installment of Let’s Learn Digital Dec 31, MDEC said.  

MDEC CEO Mahadhir Aziz (pic) said the agency will continue to work hard to ensure the pipeline for digitally-skilled and capable labor force goes unhindered.

“A powerful digital ecosystem needs equally productive electronic talents to be created coherently as we think a good digital skill pool is as vital as advanced machinery.

“Locally, we have seen numerous digital jobs happen to be vacant, or becoming filled by expatriates, due to the gap in digital skills associated with Malaysians” 

“With programmes such as LLD, we will continue to keep step up the creation of the talent swimming pool through collaboration along with industry partners who will provide insights to the current skills and job demand as well as expertise, ” said Mahadhir.

Among the courses available include Blueprint Electronic Marketing Associate Qualification by Meta and Microsoft Azure fundamentals focusing on cloud, information and AI by Microsoft.

Meanwhile, the Skill Builder programme by SAS allows participants to turn huge amounts associated with complex data straight into knowledge by applying advanced analytics, business intelligence, information management and AI solutions.

Oracle University participants can enhance their knowledge of Oracle Cloud Facilities (OCI) with expert-led digital training plus build cloud skills on OCI.

With the inclusion of training companies from the Digital Skills Training Directory, MDEC said various digital courses are also available, particularly on the subject of data science, cybersecurity, software program development, animation, video game development, fintech and digital global business services

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