Effective Research Management workshop

The Effective Research Management workshop with Naresuan University, Thailand was held at UTAR Kampar campus from 6 to 10 January 2016. The objectives of the workshop were to enhance research skills of postgraduate students and to share good practices in research management. A total of 16 postgraduate students from UTAR and Naresuan University participated in the workshop.

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 Vichayananand, and Dr Warawude from Naresuan University.

Participants were also given advice and tips to improve their research papers and proposals for their academic journey ahead. After the workshop, the participants from Naresuan University continued on for an excursion to Genting Highlands. They visited the Visitor's Galleria, to take a walk down memory lane and got to know the history of Resorts World Genting and the founder's vision. They also visited Horizon 50, detailing the last 50 years of Genting's history.

The participants also visited Putrajaya on their last day in Malaysia. They were briefed about the development of Putrajaya and explored various sites in the federal territory.

This event was organised by UTAR Institute of Management and Leadership Development (IMLD) and Institute for Postgraduate Studies and Research (IPSR).