MDEC, FAOM Links up With 10×1000 to Offer “Flex” Fintech Programme in MalaysiaSeptember 21, 2021 0 comments
Fintech training platform 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion launched its global Fintech Foundation Programme Flex, an online certificate programme with the goal to bridge digital skills gap to drive inclusion.
The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Fintech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) will partner with 10×1000 to recruit 200 learners locally to embark on the programme in October 2021.
MDEC plans to recruit learners via collaboration with ecosystem partners and also state digital agencies such as Selangor Information Technology and Digital Economy Corporation (SIDEC), Digital Penang and Digital Perak, while members of FAOM are eligible to apply for the Flex programme via the association.
The partnership with MDEC and FAOM is part of 10×1000’s ongoing effort to deepen its collaborations with partners worldwide.
Globally, 10×1000 has also forged partnerships with the IFC, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, UN World Food Programme, SME Finance Forum Managed by the IFC, Dubai International Financial Centre, KPMG and fintech associations from Hong Kong, MENA, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand to recruit Flex learners.
Gopi Ganesalingam, Vice President, Tech Ecosystems and Globalisation at MDEC said,
“Fintech is identified among five industry priorities in MDEC’s ‘Digital Investments Future5 (DIF5) Strategy’ to advance the nation’s digital economy in line with the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDIGITAL).
This collaboration with 10×1000 to provide Flex program in Malaysia will help further strengthen our digitally-skilled talent pool, and contribute to our vision of driving Malaysia to become a globally competitive digital nation.”