Partnering for digital transformation

09 May 2017 | Education
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An MOU between NUS Computing and StanChart will see the introduction of a module on digital transformation

NUS Computing and Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly develop and deliver a module on digital transformation, as well as offer internship opportunities to promising students pursuing the Information Systems and Business Analytics degree programmes.

From August, NUS Information Systems Adjunct Professor Foong Sew Bun, who is also StanChart’s Global Head, Digital Transformation (Retail, Private Banking and Wealth), will co-deliver IS4301 Agile IT with DevOps with department faculty members.

Speaking of the collaboration, Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo, Deputy Head (Programmes) at NUS Information Systems, said, “Companies are facing the need to transform their IT services and systems to meet the needs of the future economy. It is important that we update our curriculum to support these needs — in this case, we are focusing on developing digital transformation skills.”

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