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IIB Council starts incorporating its premium Certified Project Manager program into Kaplan Higher Education Academy’s training to tie learning to real-world experience and help prepare Singapore’s future workforce

Beginning June 4, IIB Council is happy to announce that it will start implementing its worldclass Project Management program for students at Kaplan Higher Education Academy as part of its Global Partnership Program to invigorate project-based learning in business technology education. The opportunity to gain real-world experience in Project Management will be combined with rigorous training to help prepare them to succeed in college and career.

“Partnering with IIB Council will give Kaplan Higher Education Academy a unique opportunity to make sure that our students have an experience that can help better prepare them for the future,” said Kevin Chow, Managing Partner of Kaplan Higher Education Academy. “Our goal for integrating the Certified Project Manager program into our courses is to help students apply the skills they are learning to solve real-world issues and, ultimately, show them how our education directly relates to their career interests and aspirations.’”

IIB Council’s Global Partnership Program is part of a successful and increasingly popular approach to education that is transforming Training Centers and Universities across the world. This works by integrating rigorous academics with career-based learning and real-world project-based experiences to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in Project Management career. By making education a personally relevant, engaging experience, IIB Council’s Programs shows students exactly how their education leads to their next career steps.

The involvement of the business community is critical to making this new global innovative approach to business education work. IIB Council’s programs are developed in collaboration with advisory board members who are currently working in their respective fields, making sure that the courses have huge practical value for students and not just another theoretical purely academic course they will struggle to use in a real-world application.

“We’re excited to be giving students in Singapore more exposure to the latest tools and technologies and giving them a better understanding of the types of career paths and jobs that are available to them,” said Irene Dima, Managing Director at IIB Council. “We view this global program as an investment in the potential future of Kaplan Higher Education Academy’s students by helping them develop the skills and knowledge they will need to succeed in Project Management. This solution can help us ensure we have enough workers with the necessary training and credentials to fill the increasingly skilled jobs our global economy demands.”

If you’re interested to know more about the training at Kaplan Higher Education Academy in Singapore, please contact Kevin Chow through the following email: [email protected]

To learn more about the IIB Council’s Global Partnership Program, please visit this page.


About IIB Council

IIB Council is a division of the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC Council — one of the world’s largest Cyber Security and Business Technology certification body.

It also operates in 145 countries, has trained and certified over 200,000 professionals.

IIB Council was formed with the aspiration of applying their success in cybersecurity towards the business technology sector and blockchain. Their programs focus on digital transformation and how technological advancements can foster sustainability and growth across business operations.

About Kaplan Higher Education Academy

Kaplan was conferred 9 awards at the JobsCentral Learning Training and Education Development (T.E.D.) Awards 2016 and 2017, making Kaplan, in its second consecutive year, the “Best Private Education Institution”, “Best Corporate Training Provider” and “Gold Standard Service Provider” in the selected categories/discipline by entity.

As a leading private education provider, Kaplan was also given various accolades. In 2017, we were also awarded the “Best Private Education Institution in Singapore” and the “Leading Corporate Training & Skills Development Provider” by BERG Icons of Learning, as well as the EC-Council Accredited Training Center, Academia and Instructor Circle of Excellence Award by EC-Council Global Awards.

To date, Kaplan has served over 65,000 graduates1 and awarded over 225,000 professional certificates2. With over 550 academic programmes and professional certifications available, this shows our commitment to continuous innovation and being industry-relevant. We also seek to create a unique learning environment where our students from over 35 countries worldwide can be inspired to excel in their chosen course of study.

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