Tegas partners with Yayasan Peneraju to empower tech talents in Sarawak

Tegas partners with Yayasan Peneraju to empower tech talents in Sarawak

The Tegas Tech Immersion Programme first cohort will run from Feb till Aug 2023.

KUCHING (Jan 26): Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (Tegas) by means of its Digital Village and Digital Innovation Hub is partnering with Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera (YPPB) for the 2023 Tegas Tech Immersion Programme (TTIP) which is able to run from March till August this yr.

The programme seeks to empower unemployed and contemporary graduates to jumpstart their profession in the digital innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, in line with the Sarawak Post Covid-19 Development Strategy (PCDS) 2030.

“The Tegas Tech Immersion Programme has been designed to provide native tech talents an end-to-end expertise, from enhancing their current ability units, while increasing their mindset and expertise by means of real-world initiatives, mentorship and coaching.

“This programme offers a tech skilling expertise that connects tech talents extra readily with new job alternatives,” mentioned Deputy Minister of Urban Planning, Land Administration and Environment Datuk Len Talif Salleh.

TTIP was first launched as a pilot programme in 2022.

It gained the help from YPPB who turned Tegas’ first strategic companion for the programme in 2023, whereas YPPB is an company that has been mandated to enhance the standard, amount, and relevance of Bumiputera talents in a high-income financial system by means of educational training, technical and vocational training and coaching (TVET), skilled, expertise, and specialist certifications funding programmes.

YPPB has to date skilled over 46,000 talents nationwide by means of its greater than 370 funding programmes, and is fulfilling demand from the trade by supplying a top quality workforce.

The first cohort will run from March to August this yr in collaboration with Tegas ecosystem partners and programme alumni (startups), particularly Petronas Digital, Moredoor, ERM Planet, FutureLab, Kloena Digital, UAS Mapping, Borneo Digital, Timogah, Satok Bridge Digital and lots of extra.

“I would love to thank our strategic companion, Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera and all Tegas ecosystem partners for supporting this primary of its variety residency programme in Sarawak,” mentioned the Tegas chairman.

Meanwhile, Tegas chief govt officer Udin Bujang mentioned throughout this programme, individuals will get an opportunity to be in cost of initiatives reminiscent of bettering the consumer interface (UI) and consumer expertise (UX) of an internet site, develop digital advertising methods and campaigns in addition to designing and growing new merchandise.

He added that individuals may also have the chance to totally immerse themselves with the startup that they’re working with by being in cost of implementing a mission throughout the startup, which in return turns into an added worth in the direction of their skilled development in addition to portfolio.

“The accessible positions by means of the Tegas ecosystem partners and alumni amongst others are junior sport developer, junior net developer, junior cell developer, junior backend developer, junior digital advertising and junior enterprise improvement.

“The advantages of the programme embrace a month-to-month allowance of RM 1,500 in addition to entry to Tegas Digital Village and Digital Innovation Hub in Kuching, Bintulu and Miri,” he mentioned.

The programme is open to Sarawakian Bumiputera who’re unemployed and contemporary graduates with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of two.50 and above.

Other standards additionally require individuals to have the ability to commit all through the six months and be captivated with digital innovation and entrepreneurship.

Applications at the moment are open and solely 20 individuals shall be chosen. Eligible individuals can apply for this programme at bit.ly/TTIP-23C1.