Nurturing Malaysia’s Next Generation of Digital Talents at CASUGOL-DISTED Training Centre

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, Penang – CASUGOL together with DISTED College, Penang, Malaysia, a Platinum Academic Partner of CASUGOL established the 1st CASUGOL – DISTED Training Centre in Penang with an aim to foster the next generation of Digital talents in Malaysia.

CASUGOL, a leading international certification body offering programs in digital transformation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science, Cyber Security, and emerging technologies, and DISTED College, one of Penang’s premier and oldest institutions of higher learning, are pleased to announce a groundbreaking partnership aimed at revolutionising and elevating Malaysia’s digital workforce and nurture the next generation of digital talents in Malaysia.

“We are thrilled to partner with CASUGOL in our shared mission to enhance digital education in Malaysia. This collaboration will open doors to a world of opportunities for our students, enabling them to access cutting-edge digital training and stay at the forefront of industry advancements. Together, we aim to empower the future leaders of Malaysia’s digital economy,” said Dato’ Lim Si Boon, Director of DISTED College.

The demand for highly skilled professionals in areas such as Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Analytics, Cyber Security, and Digital Marketing is unprecedented. Recognizing the urgency to meet this demand, CASUGOL and DISTED College have joined forces to establish a state-of-the-art Training Center dedicated to empowering Malaysians with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the digital age.

Participants will have the opportunity to experience first-hand how these advanced technologies are being applied in the real world through immersive, practical hands-on exercises right from the start. CASUGOL Certification Programs are regularly attended by international participants from the USA Army, KWAP Malaysia, LTAT, Petronas, government agencies, and multi-national companies worldwide to name a few, providing participants with the opportunity to gain valuable and pragmatic lessons worldwide.

“Our collaboration with DISTED College marks a significant step forward in empowering Malaysia’s digital workforce. We are committed to providing top-tier digital training based on the latest industry trends and best practices worldwide, equipping Malaysians with the skills needed to thrive in the digital era, contributing to Malaysia’s growth and advancement in the digital economy,” added Dwayne Ong, Founder x CEO of CASUGOL.

Key highlights of the CASUGOL-DISTED Training Centre partnership:

  • Cutting-Edge Training and Certification Programs: The CASUGOL-DISTED Training Centre will offer a wide array of specialized training programs and certifications, meticulously designed to address the digital skills gap in Malaysia. These programs will encompass the latest technologies, industry best practices, and hands-on practical training.
  • Industry-Aligned Curriculum: The curriculum at the Training Center will be continuously updated every 3 months to reflect the latest industry trends and demands, ensuring that students and working professionals receive the most relevant and up-to-date education in digital technologies.
  • Internationally Recognized Certifications: Participants in CASUGOL Certification Programs will have the opportunity to be awarded recognized certifications enhancing their employability and career prospects both within Malaysia and internationally.
  • Cutting-Edge Facilities: The CASUGOL-DISTED Training Centre will provide state-of-the-art facilities for training, including access to modern computing facilities, digital resources, and a team of experienced industry experts.
  • Customized Corporate Training: CASUGOL-DISTED Training Centre will offer tailored digital training solutions to local businesses and organizations, contributing to the enhancement of digital literacy and the overall digital maturity of businesses in Malaysia.

The CASUGOL-DISTED Training Centre represents a significant milestone in Malaysia’s journey to unlock its digital potential and cultivate a digitally skilled workforce capable of competing on the global stage. As Malaysia continues to evolve into a digital hub, this collaboration will play a pivotal role in shaping the nation’s digital future.

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