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Myanmar Minister Endorses EDS Business School and Akamai University

On 20 December 2016, His Excellency Dr. Win Thein, Myanmar Minister and Chairman of Union Civil Service Board the Republic of the Union of Myanmar a written endorsement of the programs and faculty of the EDS Business School, Malaysia, and Akamai University, Hawaii, USA. He expressed appreciation for his honored attendance at the joint 2016 EDS and Akamai University convocation where he was keynote speaker and presented a detailed talk concerning his work to transform the Myanmar Civil Service System to assure the highest quality of the workforce.

His Excellency Dr. Win Thein was the keynote speaker at the joint 2016 EDS and Akamai University convocation on 11 December 2017, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

In his letter, His Excellency Dr. Win Thein praised and recommended EDS Business School and Akamai University for the high quality of their postgraduate management and education graduates in attendance at the convocation. He also commented that he was very impressed with the exceptionally high quality of the EDS and Akamai faculty members in attendance, with whom he was able to have meaningful professional dialogue.

His Excellency Dr. Win Thein also stated that, given the outstanding quality of the programs and faculty, and the ease with which he was able to work with the Akamai and EDS principals, he wanted to encourage EDS Business School and Akamai University to make available the high quality business and education programs to the civil service personnel and the general public in Myanmar. He asked for dialogue concerning how to make an active collaboration could become a functional reality.

Given that there is an expansion of the activities of the Myanmar Civil Service Academy to get underway in January 2017, H.E. Dr. Win Thein has specially requested that EDS and Akamai make necessary arrangements to dispatch trainers and instructors to participate in upgrading the qualifications and knowledge of Myanmar civil servants. In collaboration with Akamai University President, Dr. Douglass Capogrossi, Dr. Ben Lee, President and CEO of EDS Business School, will undertake immediate interaction with Dr. Win Thein, to determine the strongest collaboration possible in support of the Civil Service mission in Myanmar.








Day by day Akamai University is moving forward with more and more positive development​s​. We are proud to update you that Akamai University is now being ​recognized as an accredited member by three reputable international associations.

I ) International Association for Distance Learning, UK

Akamai University has been admitted ​as an accredited member with International Association for Distance Learning (http://www.iadl.org.uk/) based in London, UK.. The International Association for Distance Learning promotes excellence in open, distance, and online learning worldwide, and provides benchmarks through which global consumers can gauge the quality of courses offered by our membership. IADL Accredited Membership is a process which assures the general public that an institution has clearly defined and appropriate objectives and maintains conditions under which their achievement can reasonably be expected.

II ) Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities, UK
Akamai University is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (www.asicuk.com/international-directory).

Akamai has been designated as an ASIC Premier University for demonstrating several quality areas of strength and good practice.

ASIC is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is one of a number of international accrediting bodies listed in the international directory by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).

ASIC is an approved accrediting body in compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA). ASIC Accreditation provides reassurance to the UK Border and Immigration Agency that the college meets their strict requirements for overseas students and, in general, does not harm the perceived quality of the United Kingdom education provision.

III ) GUIDE Association - Global Universities In Distance Education, Italy

Akamai University is the Honorary Member of GUIDE Association (http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/Akamai_GUIDE_Membership.pdf)

The GUIDE’s mission is to promote excellence in research, development and use of e-learning by providing networking and exchange opportunities among universities and educational institutions, funding agencies, public and private bodies and the business sector.

The Association disseminates, especially through its official magazines FormaMente and Digital Universities: International Best Practices and Applications, the results of researches about the latest trends in online education and digital technologies application, also sharing and promoting e-learning policies, procedures and practices.

For more details about GUIDE Association, kindly visit www.guideassociation.org/member​s/en

IV ) GAFM/International Board of Standards, USA

The International Board of Standards (IBS) of the American Academy of Project Management (AAPM ) and Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM), a professional standards organization, accreditation council, and certifying body in the United States of America (Charter ID: 36076228K) accredited Akamai University and related courses and educational programs on 27 April 2016.

GAFM/IBS is a member of Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG). CHEA Council of Higher Education International Quality Group (CIQG) Board of Standards Becomes Professional Standards Member and First Signatory to the New Global Standards. IBS is also the member of Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs - 2016 Certification Alliance on Standards, Alliance Since 2004 with the ACBSP-Accreditation Agency where graduates of Accredited Schools qualify for certification. For more information on IBS recognition, please visit http://www.gafm.com/?page=recognition


V ) Hawaii Certificate of Good Standing

Akamai University was incorporated under the laws of Hawaii on 30 September 2002 as a nonprofit corporation; and has maintains good standing under the laws and regulations of the State of Hawaii and United States of America.

View the Certificate of Good Standing HERE.


For more information about Akamai University, kindly visit http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/ and www.akamai.edu.vn