Category: Industrial/Institutional Collaboration & Networking

Smart Partnership in New Academia Learning Innovation between Monsoon Academy and AHIBS, UTM

Dr Mohamad Shah Kassim, a Senior Lecturer from Azman Hashim International Business School (AHIBS) was invited as the Guest Speaker for the MonsoonSIM Sharing Session on 10 August 2019 at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. The event was in conjunction with the International MonsoonSIM Enterprise Resource Management (MERM) Competition. It brought together programmers, trainers, lecturers and students comprising 26 teams from eight countries.

In his presentation entitled ‘Innovation in Tertiary Education: Through Smart Partnership between Monsoon Academy and UTM’, Dr Mohamad Shah shared his view with regard to UTM’s experience in adopting MonsoonSIM as part of its curricular program. He also said that in the curriculum, 20% of the total assessment was obtained from the mini-competition which was held within 6 hours of workshop. Besides Dr Mohamad Shah, Hj. Shafudin Mohd Yatim and Dr Zulkifli Khair are part of the contributors of this project. 

Dr Mohammad Shah mentioned that UTM’s MonsoonSIM certified trainers have also been involved in the AMBANK BIZRACE 2019 which is a business competition with RM2 million worth of prizes through collaboration between Monsoon Academy and AHIBS. 

A total of 130 participants took part in the competition as well as representatives from Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) entrepreneurs. In a survey conducted to assess the effectiveness of the programme, 87.5 % (112 respondents) agreed that MonsoonSIM simulation bring some benefits to their companies.

Dr Mohammad Shah concluded that the simulation will be introduced in the Global Business Strategy course particularly for UTM MBA students. Future plans also include incorporating the simulation in the entrepreneurship course to all sections involving 3,000 students. 

Malaysia is represented by UTM and Universiti Sains Malaysia(USM) students in the competition. UTM has represented Malaysia for the fourth time at the international level. The USM team took home the 1st runner-up trophy and HKD 16,000 cash prize at the 2019 MERM competition. 

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Malaysian delegates contributing papers for Civil Aviation conference in Nepal

Seven Malaysian delegates including the Deputy Dean of Faculty of Engineering (FE), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Prof. Dr. Sevia M. Idrus has presented a paper at the 56th Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Asia-Pacific Region held in Nepal.

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AHIBS strives with Captains of Industries for the Future Business School via the Industry Advisory Panel (IAP)

The Azman Hashim International Business School (AHIBS) of UTM Kuala Lumpur has established the Industrial Advisory Panel (IAP) in order to continue to engage the industrial captains to uplift the business education in UTM.

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Prof. Dr. Tharek Abdul Rahman attended The National 5G Task Force Mid-Term Report handover ceremony that was held at the MCMC Old Building in Cyberjaya. The 5G Special Task Force has presented its Mid-Term Report to YB Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communication and Multimedia.

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Supporting Universities in the Asian Region through ASEAN Learning Network

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) supports universities in the Asian Region through ASEAN Learning Network. Recently, university leaders and representatives from eight international universities and two Malaysian universities convened in UTM for the network’s executive committee meeting, annual general meeting, and strategic and transformational workshops.

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Faculty of Science UTM Hosted the 7th International Conference And Workshop On Basic And Applied Sciences 2019 (ICOWOBAS 2019)

The 7th International Conference and Workshops on Basic and Applied Sciences 2019 (ICOWOBAS 2019) was successfully held on 14-17 July 2019 at KSL Resorts and Hotel, Johor Bahru. ICOWOBAS is a biennial event between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), Indonesia and Salahaddin University, Iraq, which has been organized since 2007. Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is honoured to be the host of the ICOWOBAS again for the third time running.

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