Course and Syllabus

What is GEMS 2.0 ?

GEMS 2.0 is an initiative by the Malaysia Government to increase employability and employment of Malaysian graduates. GEMS 2.0 is the acronym for Graduate Employability Management Scheme, and 2.0 refers to the second version of the program. It is a government capacity building program intended to equip Malaysian graduates with the nescessary attitude, skills and knowledge aimed at enhancing their employability in the market. Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) has been given the mandate by the government's Economic Planning Unit (EPU) that funds this program. GEMS Malaysia Sdn Bhd (GMSB) has been entrusted to manage the program. Excel Minds Consultancy Sdn. Bhd. (EMC) has been selected as the Program Implementation Owner (PIO) for the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Hospitality and Tourism Sectors.

What comprises GEMS 2.0 & how long does it take?

 GEMS training program is divided into two (2) parts where the first part consists of a 1-month on-site training. Graduates will be trained on the qualities that will help them improve personal awareness and employability. This will be followed by a 7-month On-Site Executive Development Program (EDP) which is essentially an on-the-job training / job placement at various participating organisations, for valuable working experience.


Part 1

Pre-placement Program

1 month

Part 2

Placement Program

7 months



Where will the Part 1 of GEMS 2.0 be held?

Training for Part 1 will only be held in Klang Valley.