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The Ties That Bind

Kuala Lumpur, 23 October 2014 - HELP University and its Technology Partner, Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd are poised to extend their current collaboration ties with creating a bigger and more comprehensive Innotech Centre for HELP students.
The relationship that was formed in 2008 has resulted in the creation of the ‘Innotech Centre’, an “incubator” for students to cultivate knowledge, as well as a one-stop digital office technology and print centre, furnished completely with RICOH’s production printers that serve the needs of HELP students and the surrounding business community.
The expansion plans will have the centre focus on three key areas, which include Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Management and will come equipped with RICOH’s new and improved services covering all printing requirements from 3D printing to T-Shirt printing, stationary, and state-of-the-art finishing tools, to even catering to students’ design work requirements.
“Over the years, we have seen the Innotech centre grow tremendously, with a progressive increase of our students’ intake and curriculum that has been complemented with advanced technology. We see this as the perfect opportunity to expand our scope of services, and there is no better organization that we would see fit for this role other than Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.,” said HELP University's President Datuk Dr. Paul Chan.
HELP University will provide graduates with internship opportunities, to expose them to RICOH’s business model, in hopes of inspiring them to kick start their very own business through various training programmes developed by the two organisations.
“Our partnership over the years have turned this centre into an education hub, making it a platform especially for the Young Entrepreneurs Club (YEC), who will be encouraged to improve their entrepreneurship skills through the use of forward thinking and innovative tools as provided by RICOH,” adds Datuk Dr. Paul Chan.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Peter Wee, Chief Operating Officer of Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd said, “We are truly honoured to be a part of this relationship – to be a strong, trusted and reliable IT and Business partner with HELP University for the 6th year running. At RICOH, we strive to complement the evolving needs and work styles of the world to create new customer value. Aside from forming a great partnership with a business entity, it is really encouraging that we are able to also impart business efficiency models to the young leaders of our nation.”
“Through the various platforms we have been able to contribute to this partnership, we have been given the greatest opportunity to carry out our mission as a total IT and Business solutions provider – to enhance lives of the society by increasing workflow and productivity through our range of products and services. We are thoroughly thrilled to continue working with HELP on this project and we cannot wait to see the fruits to be borne through the further development of our partnership,” concluded Mr. Wee.
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