i-CATS Expands Range of Programmes with the Launch of Diploma in Accounting and Foundation in Management Programmes


Article by Corporate Communication Unit, PPKS


In line with its mission to produce a qualified and competent workforce through continuous learning and development, the International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak (i-CATS) has launched two new programmes, namely the Diploma in Accounting and the Foundation in Management.


During a recent ceremony to launch the programmes, Mr. Hallman bin Haji Sabri, Executive Director of Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS), highlighted, “The launch of the two new programmes by i-CATS, a subsidiary company of PPKS, is in line with our ongoing effort to expand our range of industry-relevant programmes. During the course of their studies in the two-year Diploma in Accounting programme, in addition to accounting-related subjects, students will take subjects such as Business Communication and Entrepreneurship. The programme prepares graduates for a wide range of positions in the public and private sectors. On completion of their studies, graduates may also further their studies in a range of degree programmes and pursue professional accounting qualification(s).”


With regard to the one-year Foundation in Management Programme, Mr. Mohamad Isham bin Fauzi, CEO of i-CATS shared, “The programme will equip secondary school leavers with the relevant knowledge and skills to proceed to undergraduate programmes in Business such as Bachelor’s degree programmes in Accounting, Finance, Management, etc. Indeed, the foundation programme is a gateway to undergraduate programme at i-CATS and other institutions of higher learning.”


Registration of new students for the August 2018 intake is ongoing until 30 August 2018. Students who have completed SPM/SPMV with a minimum of three credits including Mathematics and a pass in English are eligible to enter the i-CATS Diploma in Accounting programme. For the Foundation in Management programme, students who have completed SPM/SPMV with a minimum of five credits and a pass in English are eligible to enter the programme. For both programmes, applications will also be considered for students who have completed equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government.


For more information on the programmes offered by i-CATS, interested school leavers and their parents are invited to visit the i-CATS West Campus at Jalan Stampin Timur, Kuching or call 082-570888/451533/362086/362129. Enquiries may be sent via WhatsApp (012-8789382) or e-mail (info@icats.edu.my). Information can also be obtained from i-CATS’s website: www.icats.edu.my.


From Left: Mr. Mohamad Isham bin Fauzi, CEO of i-CATS and Mr. Stanley Gona, Senior Manager, Corporate Services, PPKS, showing the promotional flyer(s) of the new programmes namely, Diploma in Accounting and Foundation in Management.