Kolej Sunway Kuching enriches courses with creative solutions accounting software
By Jude Toyat
KUCHING: In line with Kolej Sunway Kuching’s mission to be a leading centre for professional and vocational accountancy courses in East Malaysia, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between software development company Million Software Sdn Bhd and the institution was held on July 10 at the college.
Under the terms of the MoU, Kolej Sunway Kuching will incorporate the use of Million Software’s accounting software to teach their Diploma in Accounting students, besides offering Million Software training workshops for the general public and for firms.
The software developed by the company is very suitable for micro- to medium-sized companies, with a wide range of products ranging from Accounting, Stock Control, Invoicing, Payroll and Client’s Account which are all GST-approved.
“We know that understanding the need of the industry is the key to success for our products and that is why, we would love to work with industry leaders like Kolej Sunway Kuching. This memorandum marks our company’s first registered training centre in East Malaysia, and for us, this is a very good beginning for Million Software Sdn Bhd here,” said Million Software sales manager Howard Ng.
Kolej Sunway Kuching is the largest provider of accounting courses in East Malaysia, with a student population of 1,500. Over the years, the college has achieved wide acclaim for offering the following courses, namely ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CAT (Certified Accounting Technician), LCCI (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry), International Qualifications Diploma in Accounting, and Open University Malaysia (OUM) Institute of Professional Development (IPD) Career Certificate in Book-keeping.
Kolej Sunway Kuching is also the first and only tuition provider in East Malaysia, and one of only 7 tuition providers in the whole of Malaysia, to be awarded the ‘Platinum’ Approved Learning Partner Status by the ACCA, the highest level of approval granted by ACCA to learning providers, bestowed only to those tuition providers that ACCA is confident to recommend to students.
In 2013, it was then appointed as the “Centre for Accountancy Excellence for East Malaysia” under EPP 17: ‘Transforming Malaysia into a Leading Regional Accountancy Hub in the Asia Pacific Region’ by the Performance Management & Delivery Unit (PEMANDU).
“We, at Million Software Sdn Bhd are driven to create business solutions for SME businesses to simplify their business process and let them enjoy the benefits of using a computerised system to manage business deals, and with this collaboration with Kolej Sunway Kuching, we can continue to strive in achieving the accounting obligations; the fundamental element in every business,” Howard said.
Million Software Sdn Bhd was established in Malaysia in the year 2010. The company specialises in developing affordable business solutions for SME business owners, helping them organise their daily business transactions in order to make better business decisions.
Its products support multi-users, multi-company and multi-currency transactions, and are being used in industries such as trading companies, service companies, manufacturing companies and non-profit organisations in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, and Thailand.