13 JUNE -
22 JULY 2022
9.00AM - 5.00PM
FULLY FUNDED PROGRAM BY KPT
According to Astro Awani News dated 3 December 2020, 800,000 workers in Malaysia have been retrenched tue to COVID-19 and Movement Control Order (MCO) implementation. Employment of fresh graduates is also facing the same situation. Therefore, this program provides an opportunity to the particpants to plan for their tech start-ups by upskilling their knowledge and skills related to technopreneurship.
The emphasis on this course is on the aspect of nurturing technopreneurship among participants so they can understand the concept of creativity and innovation to produce IT solution to real-life scenario. The course discusses concepts of technopreneurship: drivers of IT industry (e.g. government policies, domestic market, infrastructure, and market linkages), business concepts, and project management methodology, which are necessary in setting up and managing IT business. The implication of this course covers the technopreneurship from conception to implementation of a new IT venture. The technopreneurship team project emulates a consulting relationship. The completion of this course is the students’ ‘proof of competency’.
Development of Proof of Concept:
Writing Business Plan:
Idea Pitching Skills:
At the end of this training program, participants will be able to:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
1. Dr Ahmad Sobri Hashim
2. Associate Professor Dr Noreen Izza Arshad
Noreen Izza binti Arshad is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CISD), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia. She also leads the Positive Computing Research Cluster under the Institute of Autonomous Systems at UTP. She conducts investigation and publish papers in the area of technology for the society that include robotics intervention, stuttering mobile application, content management systems and learning management systems. She has supervised more than 50 final year students on various projects that include development of mobile applications, robots, web applications, business systems and many more. Her ultimate gold is always to drive her students to create good projects that can benefit others in any way possible. Her research interest is towards understanding ways technology is used, adopted and adapted, and ways it brings value to the society, business or organizations. She has designed some methodologies, frameworks, tools and assistive technologies that include robots for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and stuttering mobile application for speech therapists and people who stutter. Dr Noreen is one of the leaders in innovation fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K. She is always interested in exploring how the use of technology could lead to a better living and quality life; and ways to develop and promote technologies as enablers that could assist people in many aspects of life, including education, healthcare, and smart living.
Centre for Advanced & Professional Education (CAPE)
Level 16, Menara 2,
Menara Kembar Bank Rakyat,
50470, Jalan Travers,
+605 - 368 7558 /
+605 - 368 8485