III and Bangkok School of Management Collaborated to Organize International Smart System Training Camp and Expanded the ICT Soft Power of Taiwan
III announced on December 15th that it signed MOU with Bangkok School of Management (BSM), Thailand. Witnessed by the Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand Mr. Chen-Yuan Tung, III International Division Director General Mei-Li Hsiao and BSM President Yao-Lang Chang signed MOU in the ceremony. In the future, the two units will co-organize the international training camp on smart systems to attract high-tech industry intermediate or high level managers participating in the training courses. This could also be viewed as a part of the steps promoting to the world about the information and communications technologies developed by Taiwan.
To cope with the New South Bound Policy launched by the government, III proactively leads information and communication enterprises to develop in the countries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). For the reason, Thailand, the country at the center of ASEAN, has become one of the most important fortified points in the New South Bound Policy. During the trip on October 2017, in which Representative Chen-Yuan Tung led business leaders of Taiwanese Companies in Thailand visiting various organizations in Taiwan, Bangkok School of Management President Yao-Lang Chang, after hearing III's presentation regarding the promotion of professional education and training courses on information and communications as well as the successful experience of launching e-Government and smart cities, expressed that the kind of experience is exactly the knowledge of the high rank technology management managers and government officials urgently need. Therefore, the collaboration between III and BSM became a reality.
The collaboration project will be focused on the middle and high rank officials and map out short term training courses covering topics related to the advanced applications of information and communications technologies such as Industry 4.0, Intelligent Manufacturing, Big Data, and Deep Learning, etc. In the near future, special courses will also be arranged such as visiting the real sites in Taiwan where e-Government and Smart City technologies are applied so as to increase the International visibility of Taiwanese cases in which information and communications technologies are applied.
Coming from Taiwan, Yao-Lang Chang, President of Bangkok School of Management, who came to Thailand years ago, established Wells International School in Bangkok and worked hard to success. As a successful educational entrepreneur, Mr. Chang not only values highly on cultivating international talents for Thailand, but also observes their needs for further development so as to map out customized management courses suitable for the development of regional talents. The courses are so attractive to that some of the middle and high rank mangers from the nearby countries even register all available seats of specific courses for their colleagues.
The two organizations plan to launch smart system training camps consecutively starting from 2018. Currently, those who have attended the courses of Bangkok School of Management have expressed their willingness to join the program. In the future, the camp administration will increase courses related to the trend of technology in accordance to students' responses. Also, the camp will try hard to invite leading experts from Taiwan in different fields to give lessons and also help Taiwanese information and communications firms grasp the chances for the expecting business development that comes instantly.