The International Business (MKMA26703) course recently conducted a Cyber Case Study via live video conferencing across two campuses, UTAR and Tunghai University, Taiwan. Participants consisted of working adults discussing the assigned case during the session
The aim is to enhance learning through intensive interaction and discussion within and among groups from different backgrounds and viewpoints, i.e. across 2 universities (Malaysia and Taiwan). The case study focuses on real-life business issues faced by an international company. Students' discussions revolved around international supply chain management and market entry strategies. Taking into consideration all aspects of political, legal, cultural and commercial risk of a particular foreign market, a consensual practical solution was derived on international market expansion. The case study discussion took approximately 5 hours, emphasizing on peer learning through exploratory discussion and knowledge-sharing


Guest Lecturer

UTAR regularly hosted Guest Lecturer to cultivated the learning experiences among students. This non-traditional way of learning encourages students to share their experiences and give them the opportunity to participate in the discussion with the invited guest lecturer.


The event of guest lecture and talks was organized by UTAR Research Centres and The Institute of Management and Leadership Development (IMLD) as a need increases to create a leaders to face the future opportunities globally.

Professor Robert Tijssen and Professor Wong Poh Kam talk on the Innovation in University: Impacts and Challenges on 12th August 2016.

Professor Robert Tijssen
Professor Robert Tijssen is the Chair of Science and Innovation Studies at Leiden University (Netherlands), professor at StellenboschUniversity (South Africa), and international research partner at the Centre for Global Higher Education at London University College (United Kingdom). His current work focuses on 21st century universities, socioeconomic impacts of science, university rankings. He is an international consultant of university performance assessment.

Professor Wong Poh Kam
Professor Wong Poh Kam is the Professor at the School of Business and Director of NUS Entrepreneurship Centre at NUS. He has published numerous international refereed journals on innovation policy, industrial and competitiveness policy and technology entrepreneurship, and has also consulted widely for international agencies.

Mr. Koong Lin Loong Talk on SMEs for young entrepreneurs on 21st July 2016 at UTAR Sungai Long Multi Purpose Hall

Mr Koong Lin Loong, Managing Partner at Reanda LLKG International and CEO of K-Konsult Taxation Sdn Bhd. He is also the current National Council Member of the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) and Chairman of ACCCIM SMEs & HRD Committee gave a presentation that focused on the main main issues encountered by young entrepreneurs SMEs​, ​and 4M (Money, Man, Machinery, Market) that should be embraced by young entrepreneurs. [..]

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Young Global Leader speakers forum about the Inclusive Growth and Responsible Leadership on June 3, 2016

UTAR Institute of Management and Leadership Development (IMLD) and Global Shapers Community KL Hub jointly organised the Inclusive Growth and Responsible Leadership Forum on 3 Ju[..]

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The Forum Panellists:

Forum Panelists:

a) Prof Jem Bendell (Young Global Leader 2012)
Professor of Sustainability Leadership and Founder of the Institute for Leadership and Sustainability, University of Cumbria, UK

b) Ms Penny Low (Young Global Leader 2005 & Global Shapers Singapore Hub)
Founder and President, Social Innovation Park (SIP) Singapore, Member of Parliament Singapore .

c) Mr Jeffrey Lim Tau Hoong (Young Global Leader 2015)
Malaysian investor, Entrepreneur, Lecturer, Councillor, Philanthropist, CEO and Founder of The Now Group

Forum Moderator:

a) Prof Cheng Ming Yu (Young Global Leader 2011 & Founding Curator, Global Shapers KL Hub)
Professor of Economics, Director of IMLD and Director of DCInterNet, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

The forum featured discussions between the panellists on their different views about inclusive growth, responsible leadership, and their impact towards society as a whole. The topics ranged from equal job opportunities to health services, and even to universal access to education. Through the sharing of opinions and feedback between the experts and the participants, the forum provided an opportunity to gain insight on world issues and how inclusive growth and responsible leadership play their roles in ensuring the economy remain healthy.

Effective Research Management Workshop at UTAR Kampar campus from 6 to 10 January 2016.

Facilitating the workshop were Dr Chong Yee Lee, Dr Eng Yoke Kee, and Dr Mahmud Bin Hj Abd Wahab from UTAR's Faculty of Business and Finance; and Dr Sukij, Dr Vichayanan, and Dr Warawude from Naresuan University. [..]

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The workshop were to enhance research skills of postgraduate students and to share good practices in research management.


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