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  • Receives Approval to Conduct Classes from Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council (BDNAC)
  • Partners with Alif Technology e Knowledge Society (ATeKS) to Offer Cutting Edge Training in ICT

Brunei, August 05, 2010: NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT Trainer, sets up operations in Brunei in partnership with Alif Technology e Knowledge Society (ATeKS), a leading information and communication technology (ICT) company. NIIT has obtained permission from Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council (BDNAC) to conduct classes in the country.

NIIT in partnership with ATeKS will offer full range of professional ICT courses to the youth of Brunei. Targeted at public sectors, corporate and individuals these courses will help create a pool of trained manpower for IT industry in Brunei.
Panglima Hj Mohamad, CEO, Alif Technology said, “This partnership hails the dawn of a new era in ICT and IT training in Brunei.”
Hj Arbi Hamid, CEO, ATeKS, remarked, “We are delighted to have partnered with NIIT to train our youth in avant-garde information and communication technology.”
Ajai Manohar Lal, Senior Vice President, International Education Business (IT), NIIT Ltd, said, “It has been our constant endeavor at NIIT, to introduce programs which prepare students to take on global assignments in IT. At Brunei we have entered into a strategic partnership with ATeKS to offer cutting edge courses in ICT. Together we aim to provide trained human resource to the country, to enable them to achieve massive growth in the ICT sector.”
NIIT’s state-of-art curriculum and association with the global technology leaders will provide a unique learning experience to the students. The courses have been tailor-made to offer globally recognized qualifications and thus significantly improve the human capital for Brunei.
NIIT will gradually introduce specific programs in the rapidly growing employment oriented domains like IT, BPO, Finance, Insurance, Banking, Management, English Language Training etc for Brunei youth.
About Alif Technologies
Alif Technologies (Alif) is a leading Information & Communication Technology (ICT) company with an established presence in Brunei. Alif offers services in the entire gamut of ICT that include E-Governance, Paperless Solutions, E-learning, Knowledge Management solutions, Workflow and collaboration, Custom S/W development, Smart card and Biometric solutions and IT infrastructure & security solutions. Last year Alif clocked a revenue of approx 7.5 Million Brunei Dollars (BND).
Alif Technologies boasts of an impressive roster of clients both in the public sector and private sector in Brunei.
About NIIT
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, has impacted over 5 million students across 40 countries through its learning and knowledge solutions.
Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the ‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 17 years, since the inception of this category. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT - GNIIT, Edgeineers and Global Net Plus for IT professionals.
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT eGURU range for schools is a holistic education package that comprises of Interactive Classrooms (an embedded Teaching Learning Material, that uses elements of interactivity, automation and web links library); Math lab (technology tools that enable school students to learn and explore mathematical concepts); IT Wizard (equips the students with core computer knowledge and IT skills); and Quick School (an Education Resource Planning solution for school management).
For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programs in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT Delhi.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.
NIIT Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the increasing demand for skilled workers in the business and technology services industry by providing training programs in relevant areas. This is a part of NIIT Institute of Process Excellence, a NIIT-Genpact venture.
NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated learning solutions (including strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses.
NIIT delivers a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology and services through Element K offerings. These include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform. This makes NIIT the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide.
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