Universitas Pembangunan Jaya (UPJ) represented by Rector, Leenawaty Limantara, Ph.D., and Lithan Academy Singapore, represented by Founder and CEO, Mr. Leslie Loh, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA). The signing marked a collaborative effort to offer International Undergraduate Program in Information Systems at Universitas Pembangunan Jaya in Bintaro Jaya, Tanggerang Selatan.
Lithan’s Competency Learning as a Service or CLaaS® courses enable digital upskilling of higher education students for the digital economy. They adopt a work-based learning pedagogy with a competency-based curriculum for blended learning journeys that deliver tangible career and business outcomes. eduCLaaS is Lithan’s international subsidiary through which the eduCLaaS Alliance’s international partnerships are fulfilled.
UPJ continues to expand its international partnerships as a way to enhance its international reach. UPJ envisions itself as a Top University in Urban Study and has proven itself as an institution that strives for quality education and excellence. In the recent ranking published by the Indonesian Ministry of Education in August 2020, UPJ was ranked number 92 from over 4500 universities, and notably the youngest university in the league of Top 100 Universities in Indonesia.
UPJ Rector, Leenawaty Limantara made a positive assertion upon the signing of this MoU. In her words, “UPJ is in the stage of expanding its programs including a post-graduate program which we’d like to launch in the near future, and we do hope that this collaboration between UPJ and Lithan Academy will play an important part in the development of UPJ and we’re really looking forward to a long-lasting sustainable collaboration.”
eduCLaaS’s Founder and CEO, Leslie Loh said, “Traditional classroom-oriented training is time-invasive with high opportunity costs for adult learners and enterprises. Our integrated digital skills acceleration CLaaS® with transformation mentoring deliver workplace digital upskilling with digital transformation outcomes.”
He further added, “We welcome UPJ Bintaro in joining our Pan-Asia eduCLaaS platform for incubating Glocal (Global yet Local) digital talents ready for growth in the post-Covid digital economy.”
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 50 campuses across Asia.
About UPJ Bintaro
Universitas Pembangunan Jaya (UPJ Bintaro) is situated on 15 acres of land at a strategic point in modern private city Bintaro Jaya, Tanggerang Selatan. With the motto of “Integrity, Professionalism, and Entrepreneurship”, UPJ Bintaro has dedicated itself as a house of knowledge where students can learn and develop themselves to be professionals who are creative and innovative individuals equipped with a set of entrepreneurial skills and characters.
The university was established in 2011 by a renowned business group named Pembangunan Jaya Group which runs more than 17 different business units with core businesses in the areas of property, manufacturing, management consultation, design consultation, construction, tourism/recreation, trading, mechanical and electrical engineering, and education. UPJ currently holds rank 92 and notably is the youngest university in the league of TOP 100 Best University in Indonesia in 2020 by the Indonesian Ministry of Education. Universitas Pembangunan Jaya envisions becoming an excellent university of choice for research in Urban Studies in Southeast Asia.