Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su’ud, our President was invited to be one of the speakers at the Premier Digital Tech Institutions (PDTI) Leadership Panel session during the Malaysia Tech Month 2021 on 17th August 2021. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazliham shared his perspectives and insights on lifelong learning via postgraduate programmes. He stated that the flexibility of the delivery modes has influenced the growing trends for people to pursue their postgraduate studies. Not only that, a flexible curriculum also offers great advantages for those who want to upskill themselves as they can take online classes or micro-credential modules in elevating their ladders in the workplace.

Moderated by Dr. Sumatra Nair, Vice President of Digital Skills and Jobs, MDEC, the one-hour session was also participated by other PDTI representatives including Prof. Khong Kok Wei, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business and Law, Taylor’s University; Prof. Lau Sian Lun, Associate Dean, School of Engineering and Technology, Sunway University; Prof. Dr. Abrizah Abdullah, Department of Library & Information Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Universiti Malaya and Prof. Ts. Dr. Murali Raman, Director, Postgraduate & Continuing Education, Asia Pacific University.

The Malaysia Tech Month 2021 is held from 29 July until 30 August, this virtual event hosts 40 events and more than 300 local and international industry speakers and investors involve with the event. The event provides an opportunity to feature digital and technology content in promoting investments in the digital economy with four themed weeks namely Digital Investment, Digital Ecosystem, Digital Skills, and Digital Disruptors. Find more information on the event via this link.