New IT course at seven institutions
NOVELL Inc has signed a memorandum of understanding with seven universities and institutes of higher learning to offer Open Source and Linux training as part of their information technology curriculum.
The institutions that signed up for the programme are INTI International University College and INTI College Subang , Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Multimedia University , i-Systems College Kuching, Centre for IT Advancement – International Islamic University Malaysia, Universiti Kuala Lumpur and German Malaysian Institute.
Novell will provide the training materials and software licences to be used in the classroom environments.
The programme will run throughout the academic year or semester, and at the end of the course, each student will receive a certificate of completion.
The certificate is to add value and provide recognition that they have been trained to manage a SUSE Linux network environment.
They can then sit for the Novell Certified Linux Professional certification, internationally recognised by worldwide vendors, employers and IT professionals.
Source: The Star