MSU-IIT Partners with Odoo to Enhance Business Software Skills for Students

24 April 2024 by
Maz | ODIY Academy

Ivan Kwok, Odoo Education Officer, with students of Mindanao State University–Iligan Institute of Technology.  (Featured image by Odoo)

Odoo has formalised a partnership with the Mindanao State University–Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) through a memorandum of understanding, aimed at equipping students in the BS Information Systems program with essential business software skills. 

According to a press release, the collaboration focuses on providing students in the College of Computer Studies, Department of Information Technology, with hands-on experience through interactive workshops and real-world case studies, setting them up for future professional success.

As part of this initiative, MSU-IIT has incorporated Odoo's comprehensive software solutions into its Enterprise Systems curriculum. Highlighting this integration, Ivan Kwok, Odoo Education Officer, recently conducted a guest lecture about the Odoo Studio app, demonstrating its no-code capabilities for custom app development. Students are eagerly anticipating a further workshop on May 7, led by Mr. Kwok, which will delve deeper into using Odoo apps for effective project management.

"I am excited to work with the school to showcase more Odoo functionality," Ivan Kwok remarked. "We are confident that our workshops will provide students with a thorough understanding of business management, fully preparing them for their future careers."

Additionally, the partnership grants MSU-IIT students and faculty free access to extensive training materials and lectures on all Odoo Online applications, supporting the educational pursuits at the institute.

Assoc. Prof. Lemuel Clark Velasco of MSU-IIT commented, "The Odoo education program significantly simplifies the teaching of how enterprise resource planning systems are practically employed by businesses."

Odoo Education is committed to fostering the development of future industry leaders by continually enhancing its offerings. For more details on this educational initiative, visit Odoo's website.

This partnership between MSU-IIT and Odoo highlights the value of practical software training in academic environments, preparing students not just for successful careers but for transformative roles in global business management.

About Odoo Education Program: 

Odoo, a leading Belgian online business management software provider, offers a complete suite of business applications through its Education Program. This program provides interactive workshops, two years of unlimited access to Odoo Online, topic-specific training, and more, supporting students and educators worldwide. Odoo operates globally with locations in the United States, Hong Kong, Dubai, and more, featuring over 70 official apps and more than 39,000 third-party apps, covering a broad range of business functions.

Maz | ODIY Academy 24 April 2024
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