Priority to education and personal development above all

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THE WORLD as we know it will not go back to what we are used to. The way we approach personal development and growth must change to accommodate normal.

While learning was once limited to classrooms, we are now exploring new avenues of learning as travel restrictions have made it extremely difficult for students to travel abroad to continue their education.

With the new standard in education today, CEO and Managing Director of PKT Logistics Group, Datuk, Dr Michael Tio, said: “Personal development and progress must continue despite the global pandemic. The only change is our approach to education. The Peninsula College is committed to providing continuing education for all with a strong emphasis on industry focused and affordability courses.

Prof Pashby: “We anticipate an increase in student registrations for the class of January 2021 compared to previous classes, due to possible pent-up demand.”

All parents know that education is not an expense, but an investment in the future – whether for higher education for adults or children. And while the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic makes it more difficult financially, education waits for no one and cannot be put on hold.

While it is important to manage cash flow on a tight budget, Peninsula College is committed to helping parents by providing affordable, high quality education for all in Malaysia.

Peninsula College, a wholly owned subsidiary of PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd, is a socially responsible higher education institution that offers industry-focused education with state-of-the-art campus buildings located in a commercial environment.

Its activities aim to inspire and enlighten businesses and communities to produce a positive impact on society.

Affordable Quality Education PKT Logistics Group plans to position Peninsula College as Asean’s premier maritime university – and it is in a unique position to do so. But a quality education doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny.

For the price you pay in ringgit, you can take advantage of the world-class facilities for studying at The Ship Campus which has a Straits-of-Malacca gymnasium, karaoke room, student residences and also opportunities to work part-time with Jom. ! Bekerja Sambil Belajar (JBSB) program.

“Since the movement control order, many classes have moved online. That said, registration requests for the start of the January 2021 school year are increasing. Parents are now stabilizing and managing to secure a secondary income to help finance their child’s education. We anticipate an increase in student registrations for the class of January 2021 compared to previous classes, due to possible pent-up demand, ”added the President of the Peninsula Higher Education Group, Professor Ian Pashby.

Although classes have been moved online, in line with physical remoteness and other new standards, it is still important to have a campus like The Ship Campus, as students will be able to collaborate closely with partners in the industry and work part-time while studying to gain a head start in their careers.

Additionally, through the JBSB program, students studying on campus will be assigned to various departments within the group, ranging from warehouse, finance, human resources, and administration.

In keeping with the Peninsula College motto – Your Employability: Our Priority – the program will allow students to gain hands-on industry experience that helps bridge the gap between theory and practice while earning a secondary income in the process. .

In this way, participating students can acquire skills relevant to the industry, while developing the soft skills necessary to stand out as a graduate of choice among future employers.

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In addition to being an affordable option, the Peninsula College also offers scholarships to students with several funding options to meet their needs.

Asked about job opportunities for those taking a logistics course, Tio said demand for new hires has increased in the industry.

Tio: “Personal development and progress must continue despite the global pandemic.  Tio: “Personal development and progress must continue despite the global pandemic. “

“People are now realizing the importance of logistics, as more and more people are making logistics work. From food deliveries to transport to last mile deliveries, logisticians are present at every point in the supply chain.

“The focus is now on inputs rather than outputs in the past and the need for skilled logisticians to manage the local supply chain has grown exponentially,” Tio explained.

Its industrial campus model, where the campus is located within an industrial development, gives students access to the latest business and corporate trends and also allows industry players to work closely together. collaboration with academia in terms of knowledge and talent transfer.

This, in addition to its continued collaboration with public universities and polytechnics such as Politeknik Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Politeknik Seberang Perai and Universiti Utara Malaysia for knowledge sharing, leads to the creation of future-proof courses but relevant to industry.

Pashby added, “We will also be offering courses in two new areas of study – computer science and e-commerce technology – that will help students explore the future of e-commerce and the data-driven economy.”

Continuing education is part of improving one’s life despite the current circumstances, so when we learn to grow we can overcome any obstacle, which in turn opens up opportunities in our professional and personal development.


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