The awards were jointly organised by Sin Chew Daily and MCIL Multimedia Sdn Bhd (Sinchew.com.my) to show appreciation for the excellent performances of Malaysian enterprises in terms of transformation, dynamism, resilience and sustainability. The One Academy received The Product & Service Quality Excellence Award for its marvellous achievement over two decades.
Students in The One Academy enjoy various advantages over their peers studying elsewhere, as The One Academy is cognizant of the benefit of pooling the industry talents and experienced academics together to impart their knowledge in the various fields involved. Inspired by the “Master Trains Master” education philosophy, various courses, masterclasses, master forums and workshops of the college are conducted by renowned experts from around the world, including Oscar winners, to familiarise students with the mindsets, etiquette and best practices of the world-class firms.
ICT deployment also forms a major factor in determining the quality of education provided. Latest hardware are utilised in The One Academy, with softwares constantly updated as they are released by principles, to enable seamless transition into workplace upon completion of study. To facilitate lectures by overseas-based lecturers, a high-end video conferencing system for HD life-sized real time distant learning is also in place. These facilities have truly elevated the students' learning experience, and should propel the students to achieve greater heights.
Realising that the nurturing of talents is the key to promote industry standard, The One Academy has collaborated with various quarters including Sin Chew Daily and The Star to offer Scholarship to talented youth, besides organising the annual Top 10 Outstanding Young Artists Awards in Malaysia, Indonesia and China. As part of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme, The One Academy offers approximately RM 2 million worth of scholarship every year. With scholarship, many can now look forward to a more successful future.
The prize presentation ceremony was held in The Royal Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Among others, the judging criteria included indices such as the vision, mission and management philosophy, financial performance of the past 3 years, branding efforts as well as sustainability of the business model. With huge success in creating the most conducive environment to nurture talents, it is no wonder that The One Academy has constantly been acknowledged as art and design aspirants' best avenue to acquire the knowledge and artistry essential to excel in the global creative industry!