A virtual event was held by marketing lecturers from the Faculty of Management (FOM) on 19 September 2021. The session gathered four prominent FOM alumni namely Ms. Nur Hidayah Woon Muhammad Noor Woon (Alumni 2018; MMU GRA-MPhil); Ms. Muna Irsalina Mohd Jamil (Alumni 2020; Associate at MaGIC); Mr. Muntasir Ahmad (Alumni 2018; Specialist Analyst at JurisTech); and Abdullah Al Hindi (Almuni 2017; Senior Marketing executive at JurisTech), 8 lecturers and 50 students.
The event was officiated by Dr. Abdul Aziz Ahmad, the Deputy Dean of FOM with his welcoming speech followed by the sharing sessions by the alumni on their journey and experience after graduated with a marketing degree. The students gained valuable insights about the opportunities to further their studies, to set up an enterprise, as well as to excel successfully in the workforce.
After the sharing session, the students were divided into eight separate breakout rooms to engage and interact with the respective marketing lecturers. They talked about their lifestyle of studying and working from home as well as the challenges that they faced. Apart from that, the faculty also launched the recruitment of student ambassadors for the marketing programme. It served as an avenue for students to develop marketing skills through projects and collaborations. The event ended with an exciting lucky draw session, where five of the RM30 Grab vouchers were given to the winners: Ms. Khoo Ji Cheng; Mr. Muhammad Izzat Aiman Zailan; Mr. Ahmad Huzaimi Ahmad Hushairi; Ms. Asrah Asmadul; and Ms. Lim Pei Tian.