AHIBS Shares Industry Knowledge through Digital Learning Lab

Prepared by: AP. Dr. Rossilah Jamil

Azman Hashim Business School (AHIBS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, has started a new webinar series, Digital Learning Lab (DLL), a platform for industry experts to share knowledge and trends on current digital initiatives with staff, students and external audiences.

To date, there are three DLL webinars that have been conducted so far. The first DLL was held on June 8th, 2021 and had featured Mr. Shamsul Faizal Ahim from Education Cisco Systems (M) Sdn. Bhd. to speak about IT Security in Business.

Meanwhile, the second DLL was conducted on June 15th, 2021 had brought in Mr. Manu Menon, a digital transformation expert from Cognitive Education Solutions to explored a topic on Data Analytics for Effective Marketing Strategy. The latest DLL which was held on 27th July 2021, had involved the Founder of Powernode Solution Sdn. Bhd., Mr. Kamaruzaman Jahidin, who spoke about Super Smart Society: Are We Ready?.

DLL is led by the Information Systems (IS) Department at AHIBS. It houses experts in the field of Information Systems with vast experience in research, publications and consultancies with leading organizations. Some of its notable projects have been in the areas of artificial intelligence, digital entrepreneurship, IT project management and digital halal industry.

The department currently offers two postgraduate programs namely PhD in Information Systems and Master of Science (Information Technology Entrepreneurship). The academic programs are carefully designed to meet industry demand. Since UTM Synergy initiative in 2017, the IS Department has injected valuable inputs to enhance AHIBS programs in relation to the 4IR era.