Multimedia University | Instigating Financial and Computer Literacy for Young Millennials

A total of 113 students attended Financial Literacy for Young Millennials for Money Compass Media (M) Sdn. Bhd. in Cyberjaya recently. The event was hosted by the Faculty of Management and Cyberjaya Accounting Club (CAC) in sharing the real-life financial literacy scenarios to the students. The sharing session received supports from Credit Counseling and Debt Management (AKPK), Malaysian Financial Literacy Planning Council (MFPC), Malaysian Literacy in Financial Education (myLIFE) and Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN).

During the event, students also visited various booths where they could make enquiries and get further information on money management. Multimedia University was honoured to be the first institutions for Money Compass to officially launched U-Learn Money – an online platform for Financial Learning Programme that is specially crafted for tertiary students. The online programme will benefit the students by equipping and preparing themselves for life journey beyond academic, by providing financial literacy knowledge.

Apart from that, a team of the Faculty of Business (FOB) lecturers in collaboration with Majlis Bandaraya Melaka Bersejarah (MBMB) coordinated an Interactive Powerpoint workshop in Melaka campus recently. The workshop was participated by 30 students aged 10 until 17 years old, and it was led by head trainer, Mr. Vincent Chan who was assisted by Ms. Cheryl Cham and Mr. Tai Hen Toong.

The one day workshop aimed to teach the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint and to expose the students with the use of digital tools following the importance of knowledge and skills related to media technologies. The workshop was part of the MBMB Digital Initiative wherein Dr. Mohd Rizal Abdul Razak, the Campus Director of Melaka and Dr. Liew Tze Wei are the external academic committees who have initiated and coordinated the long-term MBMB-MMU workshop series.