MoU between KLT and ACCA: Accounting students from KLT will graduate with two Diplomas

Approaching the end of Year 2023, yet another milestone is achieved by Kolej Laila Taib.

On this memorable day of November 8th, 2023, Kolej Laila Taib (KLT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), offering to the Accounting students a Dual Diploma Programme. This MoU not only brings value to the students but also a recognition of the quality of Kolej Laila Taib’s Diploma in Accounting programme.

Through this MoU, students of Diploma in Accounting from KLT will be eligible to obtain a Diploma in Accounting and Business awarded by ACCA, upon their graduation from Kolej Laila Taib. With this, Accounting students from KLT will graduate with two Diplomas, one from Kolej Laila Taib, and another from ACCA.

Representing Maritime Southeast Asia, ACCA, Ms. Jane Chiong, the Education Relationships Lead, talked to the students on the history of ACCA and the benefits of obtaining the Diploma in Accounting and Business (DiAB). ACCA is recognised in 181 countries worldwide, hence, holding a Diploma awarded by ACCA gets one to more opportunities than one can imagine. Apart from that, with the Dual Diploma programme, graduates’ employability upon their graduation is greatly enhanced. It is also the intentions of ACCA to develop the business acumen skills among the students, making them a more valuable and outstanding individual.

Talented and capable human capital is of great essence in achieving Sarawak’s Aspiration by 2030. With the collaboration between ACCA and KLT, the College is now more confident than ever in producing the necessary human capital to fulfil the aspiration of Sarawak.