To position Malaysia as the venue for global professional training in next generation ICT technologies, Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has launched the Huawei Malaysia Global Training Centre (MGTC), the first global ICT training centre of its kind outside of China aimed at
Huawei also signed an agreement with tenlocal universities that will initiate the setting up of ten Huawei University Training Lab (HUTL) under MSC Malaysia MyUniAlliance (Huawei) programme in each of the universities to further cultivate the interest of students in the field of next generation ICT technologies, such as Cloud Computing, LTE, Fixed Broadband, etc, as well as work towards Huawei's goal of training and developing 10,000 Malaysian ICT professionals by 2016.
The Malaysian Government's drive to expand Malaysia's mark in the ICT field can be seen in the formulation of the Digital Transformation Programme and National Key Economic Areas as outlined in the Economic Transformation Programme in 2010. Huawei in support of this agenda in April 2011 signed an agreement with the Government of Malaysia to develop 10,000 ICT professionals over a period of five years and to ultimately develop their talents in order to achieve a knowledge and innovation driven economy.
In line with the Government's strategic thrusts under the Talent Roadmap 2020, Huawei introduced the development of the Human Capital Development Programme, which is aimed at boosting the development of Malaysian talents in the field of telecommunications and ICT, targeting undergraduates, fresh graduates and working professionals.