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Call for Malaysian professionals to international scholarship

AvantiKumar | Sept. 5, 2011
Fujitsu Malaysia offers certificate management scholarship programme to take place in Hawaii and Tokyo.

Charles Lew, President of Fujitsu Malaysia

PHOTO -  Fujitsu Malaysia president - Charles Lew.

Malaysian working professionals are invited by ICT solutions firm Fujitsu Malaysia to apply for a certificate management scholarship programme in Honolulu, Hawaii, which includes a one-week study trip to Tokyo.

"The East-West Knowledge Leaders Programme (EWKLP), which is being offered by JAIMS (Japan-America Institute of Management Science), is a three-month long certificate management programme that provides continued education for experienced business professionals with a Bachelor's degree and at least three years of full-time work experience," said Fujitsu Malaysia president, Charles Lew.

"The curriculum focus of EWKLP is on East-and-West global best practices delivered in a highly conducive learning environment for scholarship recipients to develop a wide range of knowledge-based leadership competencies and innovation skills," said Lew.

He said Fujitsu began this scholarship programme in 1985 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the company's founding. "The scholarship is aimed to provide the opportunity for people from the Asia-Pacific region, to contribute to their home countries by studying cross-cultural management at JAIMS. JAIMS was founded by Fujitsu in 1972 in the Honolulu suburb of Hawaii Kai."

"The time of the year has come again for aspiring professionals to try and win the opportunity by 30th November to attend this life-changing learning programme," said Lew. "Fujitsu Scholarship is sought after and unique because this learning programme allows individuals to explore a multicultural management framework that involves global business situations."

JAIMS (Japan-America Institute of Management Science), which is a non-profit postgraduate institute that Fujitsu founded in 1972. In the past 26 years, 416 business executives and professionals from 18 countries across the Asia Pacific have received the Fujitsu Scholarship to take part in JAIMS' educational programmes. Out of these are 36 Malaysian, of which 10 attended EWKLP.


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