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Industry Roundtable Discussion / Meeting

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CEO Roundtable Meeting/ Industry-Academia Collaborative Forum (IACF) is a platform for holding meetings and discussions between industry representatives and the relevant agencies with the Management of the University. The views and recommendations are needed from the industries regarding the opportunities for strategic cooperation, the characteristics of graduates required in the current job market, the establishment of the relevant academic programs, networking session and the strengthening of strategic cooperation partnership research conducted by university researchers.

            This program is seen to be in line with the current needs with the involvement of industry leaders who are invited to join together in the development and academic development at the University.  The objectives of this program are:

  1. To provide information on the opportunities for industries through the offering of Industrial PhD and part-time programs (in all levels of education).
  2. To promote sharing of knowledge and facilities between industries and academia in producing dynamic and competent professionals in support of the enhancement of         Malaysia’s human capital and economic growth.
  • To provide an exclusive session between University Management and the CEOs in leading organizations and the Human Resource Manager.

To date, UMP has organized three (3) events under this initiative which first started in 2012.

 NO.

NAME OF EVENTS

DATE/ VENUE

TOPIC

NO. OF PARTICIPANTS

1

CEO Roundtable Meeting

15th March 2013

Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Exploring latest employment requirements and industry standards

30 CEOs and their representatives

2

Industry-University Collaboration on Graduate Employability

16th December 2014

Pullman Hotel, Putrajaya

Graduate Employability

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program (PBC)

30 involving representatives from various industries

3

Industry-Academia Collaborative Forum (IACF)

6th August 2015

Astaka Hall UMP Gambang Campus

Industrial PhD and

Sharing of Knowledge and Facilities

63 involving representatives from various industries and government agencies