MT STUDIO launches ‘MT JUNIOR’ programme

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 23 2021
FT MT STUDIO launches ‘MT JUNIOR’ programme

MT STUDIO Introduces ‘MT JUNIOR’ - an elite and an exclusive 12-month programme for students between grades 9 and 12, with a focus on providing academic prowess with the right foundations of soft skills, business acumen and business values to support in excelling in the corporate/entrepreneurial world. This programme equips their students to strengthen their profile and be sought after by leading companies and even universities across the globe.

Academic Prowess is delivered through offering of ACCA Foundation in Accountancy [FIA] to ensure strengthening of knowledge and technical financials skills.  

ACCA Country Head Nilusha Ranasinghe said, “The Association of chartered certified accountants (ACCA) is a globally acclaimed professional accountancy qualification focused on enhancing the technical financial skills of students and preparing them for a successful career. The global context demands a coherent balance of technical and professional skills to ensure success for students. Thus, the MT Junior initiative is a great step in moulding champion professionals. 

This Academic Prowess is coupled with opportunities to hone skills at a young age and hence build the right platform for eventual success. Thus, ‘MT Junior’ would have a range of skills development interventions that mirror the demands of the new age world.”  

Chairman of MT Studio Faris Ismail said,“ ‘MT Junior’ is a journey to make our young talent - world ready. ‘MT Junior’ programme would focus on ensuring delivery of a high calibre Foundations in Accountancy [FIA] programme along with strong interventions to strengthen professional skills. ‘MT JUNIOR’ is an elite and exclusive programme that is focused on enrolling only the best and grooming high calibre and high potential students. Thus, we look towards champion students screened through our selection process’.”

Shafraz Saleem, Director – MT Studio said, ‘”Our education system emphasises strong focus across academic excellence and encourages predominant attention to this aspect of students’ lives. However, success in the corporate/entrepreneurial world depends on intelligence and ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, business acumen and right values. The honing of these skills are not structured and not consistently gathered by students. Thus, the ‘MT Junior’ programme aims at ensuring a fine balance of focus on academic and professional skills to ensure our young talent has a head start in the race to success/accomplishment.”

‘MT Junior’ inaugural batch would commence in February 2021.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 23 2021

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