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Millennium Systems and Consultations Private Ltd (MSCL), IBM launch IT education services

LAHORE- Millennium Systems and Consultations Private Ltd (MSCL) in partnership with IBM has launched the IBM Advanced Career Education (ACE) Services in Pakistan.

Speaking at a seminar at a local hotel Managing Director MSCL Sheikh Nisar Ahmed said MSCL recognised the importance of quality Information Technology education for Pakistan and was keen to contribute towards achieving goals defined in the national IT policy.

To this end, MSCL entered into partnership with IBM to bring tremendous benefits to Pakistani students offered by the IBM ACE programme.

Nisar said, its nine curricula offered courses i.e. Basic IT, Programming Core, C++ Professional, Java Professional, e-business-Solution Training, AS/400 Professional, System and Network Administration for Windows NT, Windows 2000, Linux environments and Netizen 2000 (PC Users) Curriculum.

He said that on completion of each curriculum course students skills would be tested through IBM designed tests.

He said that the successful candidates would receive the prestigious IBM Certification which would be the first by IBM in the country.

Sheikh Nisar was confident that by completing the course at the IBM ACE Center students will be able to develop their IT skills and confidence that can take them to the pinnacle of their careers no matter which part of the world they operated in.

IBM Country Manager Hamayun Bashir Khan highlighted the key elements of the MSCL-IBM partnership in this program stating that MSCL has brought this sophisticated IBM ACE Programme developed in association with some of the most reputed names in IT education to Pakistan for the first time.

Following the launch, students, IT professionals and others interested in the ACE Programme were able to obtain brochures or any other information from the stalls set-up at the launch venue.

The seminar was attended by a large number of students, IT professionals form major corporations, institutions and academicians.

Source: The Nation
Date:1/6/2001