On Saturday, 23rd of February 2019, Geomatika University College (GUC) held a forum entitled “15 Years GUC – What’s Next?” It was diligently organized and went smoothly.
The opening speech by VC, Prof. Dr. Azahari Jamaludin. He encouraged the staff of GUC with his warm and motivating words. Then, the forum was resumed by first presenter, Prof. Sr. Dr. Mohaizi Mohamad, the president of GUC. Prof. Mohaizi shared about the university’s current status and its readiness towards becoming a full-fledged university. He also shared his thought about challenges in Education 4.0. Overall, all GUC’s employees need to be ready on the cultural transformation and to focus on front end sales, marketing and business. They were also urged to practice a winning culture.
Then the event was proceeded by the next speaker, Puan Nazirah Mohaizi, the Deputy Vice Chancellor 1 with the topic – Talent Management & Reshaping HR. Puan Nazirah explained on how to help the staff grow into new roles within the organization. Everyone was encouraged to grow smarter and flexible.
The stage then taken by the next speaker, Prof. Dr. Nor Yasmin Jamaluddin, with the topic – Business Council – Establishment, Governance & Good Practices. The foundation acts as a platform to enhance financial sustainability. She said creating opportunities for academics to widen their horizon in ‘entrepreneurship’. The sharing was really inspiring and informative.
Then there was an even better way to have Dr. Ghassan Saleh Hussein, the Dean of Faculty of Computing and Creative Technology (FACT). Dr. Ghassan explained about Internet of Things (IOT) and suggested that GUC need to improve Wi-Fi connection speed, so that the Industrial Revolution 4.0 can be done bit by bit. The topic was timely, and he presented the material on the new innovations in a way that everyone could understand. Thank you for a very valuable experience.
Last but not least, GUC invited a well-known panel, Professor Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid. Prof. Ibrahim shared his knowledge about The National Higher Education Policy Study. He gave an insights and ideas for GUC to be able to achieve its mission in the future. His delivery was so engaging that audience lost all track of time. On behalf of the GUC, thank you for a memorable presentation and hope Prof. Ibrahim will visit us again.
The forum was wrapped up by the presentation of excellent staff awards. The awards recipients were Dr. Nagh, Encik Safwan, Puan Julizan Jamil, Puan Juliana, and Puan Jawiriyah. Congratulations to all the recipients and thank you all for being a great audience. Look forward to seeing you all next year. InsyaAllah.
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