A Center of Excellence of Japanese Language & Culture was inaugurated at Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering (MITE), Moodabidri in association with Silverpeak Global Ltd (SPG) on January 20, 2020 by the Director of Silverpeak Global, Mr. Vinay and the Vice-Principal of MITE, Dr. C R Rajashekar. The center is a first of its kind in the state of Karnataka and would provide an integrated course schedule of learning Japanese language by experts from SPG. The CoE intends to train students to achieve linguistic competence and proficiency to clear JLPT N5 and N4 while they graduate.
This is yet another feather to the cap adorned by MITE and would open huge avenues for students, add diversity and would enable students to appreciate diverse languages and cultures, and an addition to MITE’s constantly effort to expand global and industry connect. The Center would not just be limited to language training but would act as a catalyst to connect the best graduates from this region to Japan and will open doorways for mutual understanding and investments. The CoE would add immensely to competence building and hence will aid the students to become global citizens and create alleyway of opportunities.
Currently, the intensive Japanese Language Proficiency Training Program at the MITE Center of Excellence has over 30 engineering students from MITE who are placed in Japanese MNC’s. The training is conducted by Mr. Ihara & Mrs. Radhika Shreeraman who are the Language experts from SPG. The special training module designed by SPG would have classroom training, activities, online training, regular evaluation and one-to-one counseling.