Shanghai，March 6，2015 – AT&S China commenced its 2015 College Education Program for its front-line blue-collar employees on March 6, 2015. It is the second consecutive year for the company to sponsor employee further education in collaboration with Shanghai Open University and demonstrates a long-term commitment to the company mission of “we care about people”.
The program was established with a special curriculum, focusing on mechanical engineering, computing engineering, business management, logistics management and leadership.
The lectures take place within the premises of the company, especially designed to enable the blue-collar employees easy participation within their shift program.
The opening ceremony was witnessed by the officials from Shanghai Minhang District government, Shanghai Xinzhuang Industry Park and media. Totally, 249 employees are enrolled this year. It takes them two years to complete studies and for those whom successfully passing examinations will receive college diploma by Shanghai Open University.
“Our people play a vital role in the creation of the highest standards in our industry. They’re the source of our ideas, actions, and performance. We are convinced that they can best achieve their full potential in an environment of fairness and respect, self-fulfillment, teamwork, and dedication to excellence, so that’s what we commit to offering every day,” commented Mr. Chen Jiang Phua, CEO BU Mobile Devices & Substrates, AT&S.
Shan Na, joined AT&S China in 2003, spoke to all audiences on behalf of enrolled employees this year. “It is very important for me to learn something new, such as knowledge, specialties and skills, which enable me to feel much more confident when taking challenges.”
Zhan Li, joined the company in 2007, shared one-year experience with her peers. “Thanks to AT&S for supporting my personal development. I have learned a lot and put them into my daily job. I am exciting to see great improvement of my working efficiency.”
“I am impressive with the company continuously investing in adult education. We are looking forward to cooperate with AT&S on a long term basis and give our fully supports to those young people,” said Professor Chen Xin, deputy dean of Shanghai Open University.
AT&S China is active with educational initiatives. Since 2014, more than 500 employees have been enrolled into this Collage Education Program. The company assists in full tuition for their further education and offers various opportunities for employee career development.