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Universitas Sangga Buana, Indonesia to incubate Glocal (Global Yet Local) Digital Talents with eduCLaaS 


Universitas Sangga Buana, Indonesia signed a memorandum of agreement with eduCLaaS Pte Ltd, the international subsidiary of Lithan Academy from Singapore on 30th January 2021 to jointly offer applied undergraduate degrees CLaaS® in Indonesia.     


CLaaS® delivers Competency Learning as a Service to support digital upskilling for higher education students, working adults, and enterprises in the digital economy. It adopts work-based learning pedagogy with competency-based curriculum for blended learning journeys that deliver tangible career and business outcomes.   


Under the partnership, Lithan at USB’s campus, will deliver applied degree courses with an international work-study journey where the learners gain up to three years of working experience before graduation. 


eduCLaaS’s Founder and CEO, Leslie Loh said “Modern employers require plug and play graduates who could be productive from first day on the job. Our 1+3 work-study degree delivers seamless job induction before graduation: with 1 year of intensive skills acquisition bootcamp and 3 years of on-the-job training at the workplace. Our learners are Glocal (Global yet Local) digital talents as they engage in borderless learning and working, alongside international learners and employers, supported by over 20 regional campuses from across Asia.” He further added, “We welcome Universitas Sangga Buana joining our Pan-Asia eduCLaaS platform for incubating Glocal (Global yet Local) digital talents ready for growth in the post-Covid digital economy.”  


Dr. H. Asep Effendi, Rector of USB, said at the ceremony, “God willing, USB will hold the government’s Independent Campus program in September 2021 for all study programs. This collaboration with Lithan will provide new experiences and competencies for students who will later do the practical work in Industry, and this will be an added value to experience when they enter the world of work. Students who take part in this program will also get a certificate of competence from Lithan Academy.” 


About Lithan and eduCLaaS


Lithan Academy is an accredited training organization endorsed by various government agencies under Singapore’s ministry of education.  We are EduTrust certified by the Council for Private Education (CPE) and a Centre for Continuous Education and Training (CET) appointed by SkillsFuture (SSG) Singapore. We are also an accredited international training center for Pearson UK. 


eduCLaaS Pte Ltd is Lithan’s international subsidiary hosting our Pan-Asia eduCLaaS platform that connects higher education students, working adults, enterprises, employers, and higher education institutions for digital upskilling, digital career progression, digital transformation, and agile workforce development.  


Lithan and eduCLaaS have served over 30,000 learners and 2000 enterprises with our network of over 25 campuses across Asia.


About Universitas Sangga Buana


Universitas Sangga Buana, Yayasan Pendidikan Keuangan dan Perbankan, which is abbreviated as USB YPKP was established on August 24, 2006. The university is a private higher-education institution located in the metropolis of Bandung (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), West Java. Officially recognized by the Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency of Republic Indonesia), Universitas Sangga Buana is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Indonesian higher education institution. Universitas Sangga Buana offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. Universitas Sangga Buana also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.


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