Industry-Centre Of Excellence (ICoE)
Industry-Center of Excellence (ICoE) is a mechanism that links education to jobs, where industries cooperation with education providers in order that pervaded students with the skills required in the job. These also to improve the students learning and academic skills for upgrading of human capital with exposure to the environment and industry experience. Therefore, the students applied with skills based on the needs of industrial clusters.
The concepts of ICoE driven by the anchor companies in the industry and the lead university. This collaboration is supported by a network of supply chain companies and other institutions. Through the anchor companies, ICoE focus on the involvement of SME vendors in the industry to become more competitive while the university will become a leader of the human resource supply.
At present, UMP’s has five (5) ICoE showing that high levels of trust given by the ministry to this with more ICoE compared with other universities. This role is given in accordance with the seriousness of the UMP leadership in creating a network of serious cooperation and reputation with the industry.