Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Courses for adults - Star

May 26, 2009

WORKING adults in the manufacturing and service industries now have the option to take up pro-fessional training in logistics, accounting and management through the joint initiative of two institutions.

Straits Academy of Logistics (SAL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly run diploma and certificate programmes.

SAL general manager P. Push-palingam said the programmes included career certificates in integrated transport and operation (CITM) and practical accoun-ting, and executive diplomas in logistics management and accounting.

He said they would also provide a professional diploma in integrated transport manage- ment and operation (DITM) and a professional postgraduate diploma in human resource ma- nagement.

SAL is part of the IAL Group of Companies.

The MoU was signed by Pushpalingam and IAL Group assistant general manager for human resources Prasaanth Bhaskaran Nair, and by Repin and IPD-OUM director Assoc Prof Dr Selvaraj Oyyan Pillai.

Classes will begin next month.

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