Learn new digital skills and extra income

Equitable Access to Digital Tools, Knowledge & Income Opportunities

Take part in the digital movement by accelerating your digital adoption with Malaysia Digital. Join the #SayaDigital campaign to explore new digital lifestyle experiences as well as new income opportunities.

Explore our Initiatives for the Rakyat

Digitalizing the Rakyat's Economy & Digital Economy for the Rakyat

Earn extra income as a Digital Worker

The Digital Economy is a level playing field offering opportunities to Malaysians from all walks of life.


Our programmes and initiatives are for all Malaysians and designed to open up additional income avenues, provide new skills training and offer opportunities to thrive in the new Digital Economy.


Earn extra income from anywhere with an Internet connection


See how eCommerce is driving the development of Malaysia’s digital economy


Discover your next career move as part of the Global Online Workforce


Learn more on how to transform traditional farming into a high-income digital economy profession

Staying Ahead of the Curve

As advancements in technology continue to disrupt the traditional workspace, it has become increasingly important to futureproof the nation’s workforce for the digital era.


With Professional Upskilling initiatives, Malaysians can access the necessary tools and knowledge in many of the major sectors of the digital ecosystem – data analytics, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.

#MyDigitalWorkforce Jobs

Discover more about wide range of job opportunities through MDEC’s digital jobs aggregator platform


See how Cybersecurity plays a pivotal role in the country’s digital agenda

Digital Skills Training Directory

Take your first step into the Digital Economy with our suite of courses.

Digital Talent Snapshot 2021


The Digital Talent Snapshot is a piece of strategic documentation that provides a snapshot of all ongoing MDEC digital talent initiatives as well as some pulse and analysis of the current digital skills and jobs in Malaysia, Southeast Asia and Asia based on LinkedIn Talent Insights and other relevant external publications. The Snapshot is published on a quarterly basis.

Industry Skills Framework for Digital Technology


Discover a comprehensive guide to recognize knowledge, experiences, skill mastery and promote lifelong learning in the digital industry

Empowering the Future of Malaysians

The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. If Malaysia is to remain a key digital player in the future, we must begin equipping our youth with the knowledge to do so.

Launched in partnership with public and private academic institutions, our Tech Talent Development initiatives aims to empower the nation’s youth by providing them access to the digital ecosystem. Our goal – to have our youth drive digital innovation in the not-so-distant future.

Talent Development

According to studies, an additional 185,000 jobs will be introduced to the digital industry by the year 2020. These jobs will be spread out amongst emerging areas such as FinTech, Creative, eCommerce, IoT, Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect by 2020.

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Tech Talent @School

See how our partnership with academic institutions work to nurture the future of Malaysia

Tech Talent @Institutes of Higher Learning

Meet the institutions of higher learning who’ve embarked with us on this ambitious journey

Creating & Nurturing Talent

As the world shift towards digitalisation, we here at MDEC have the responsibility to help ensure that Malaysians are able to adapt accordingly. We here at MDEC believe that it is our responsibility to prepare the people for the future and have prepared a series of programmes that can help Malaysians prepare for the digital future ahead.

School Students

We help lay the foundations of digital knowledge.

Relevant Programmes:

Tertiary Students

We help hone the knowledge into marketable skills.

Relevant Programmes:

Existing Workforce

We help the workforce expand their horizons.

Relevant Programmes:

Latent Talent

We ensure that the digital nation is inclusive to all.

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Our Achievements

Over the years, we’ve introduced numerous programmes and initiatives to push digital knowledge to the forefront. Here’s what we’ve achieved thus far:


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Contact Us

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