STRATEGIC COLLABORATION BETWEEN AKEPT AND UTMSPACE IN THE IMPROVEMENT of ACADEMIC VALUE-BASED LEADERSHIP SKILLS

KUALA LUMPUR: Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT) in collaboration with UTMSPACE through Centre for Professional Development, successfully organized AKEPT Leadership Talk Series (ALTS) 2019: Series 1 on Thursday, 29 August 2019 at the AKEPT Auditorium, Bandar Enstek, Negeri Sembilan.

ALTS 2019: Series 1 became the excellent platform for more than 300 academic administrators and academicians comprising of vice-chancellors, rectors, deans and academic leaders from all over Malaysia to discuss and share experiences on value-based leadership skills. The programme’s keynote address was presented by Professor Dr. Mehmet Asutay, Director, Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, Durham University. He shared his enormous experience on value-based leadership issues and threat in this challenging world of political, environmental and economic development. The ‘In the Hot Seat ‘ session with Professor Dr. Durrishah Idrus, UTM Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs) as a moderator, discussed on the future and sustainable academic structure in Malaysia with experienced panellists from both public and private higher learning institutions.

The program was further enhanced with the presence of Yang Berhormat Dr Maszlee Malik, the Minister of Education, Malaysia who presented his speech which included the KPM strategy in empowering Malaysian Education quality with collaborative and inclusive efforts to boost Malaysia higher education system to be at the world-class rank.

By: Assoc. Prof Sr Dr Sarajul Fikri Mohamed