President/CEO of Multimedia University (MMU)www.mmu.edu.my
With a history that spans more than two decades in the education sector, Multimedia University (MMU) has undergone countless changes, yet has maintained its vision and mission to achieve the highest standards of performance in teaching and in the services it offers to students, staff and the community. MMU is committed to achieve higher customer satisfaction in support of its vision, ‘transforming society through innovation’ via world class education.
The main campus is located in Cyberjaya, with two other campuses in Melaka and Johor. MMU’s mission is based on the ‘i3’ fundamentals: To inquire, inspire and innovate.
• Education: Commit to learner-centred curriculum and life-long learning
• Research: Embrace intellectual curiosity to solve real-world problems
• Entrepreneurship: Create value to the economy and society through technology
As the first private university approved by the Malaysian government, MMU adheres to the strictest requirements for its wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as its research opportunities particularly in the domain of Information Technology and Computer Science, Creative Multimedia and Engineering. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) through its Malaysia Digital Talent Study 2017 Final Findings by Frost and Sullivan has revealed that MMU graduates are most preferred by IT and Computer Science industries in Malaysia. The study also showed that MMU is among the top five universities preferred by major ICT players for graduate employment in Malaysia — a testament to the quality of its academicians, curriculum, student development programmes and its solid relationship with the industries. MMU has been accorded the status of a Premier Digital Tech Institution by the Malaysian government to formally acknowledge the university as a trustworthy institution in knowledge digitalisation.
MMU positions itself as an industry-trendsetter university with Industry-Ready Programmes, offering:
• A well-rounded education
Students are empowered with the fundamentals of their fields of study that also incorporate entrepreneurial skills relevant to their respective industries and job markets.
• Industry in campus
Students benefit from MMU’s state-of-the-art labs, which are established through industry collaboration with ZTE, Microsoft, Huawei, Intel and many more.
• Entrepreneurial development
The university offers Start-up Schemes from its Entrepreneur Development Centre (EDC) to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship ventures.
In line with its vision, MMU has established the Research Management Centre (RMC), Centre of Innovation and Collaboration (CIC), and Entrepreneur Development Centre (EDC) under its Research and Innovation Division. These units work together to inculcate a rich culture of research, innovation and entrepreneurship among MMU students and staff.