PUTRAJAYA, November 27, 2017 – Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) and Ministry of Education collaborates in organizing Foresight Workshop: Leaders, Laggards, Losers Or Lost: The Alternative Futures of Malaysian Universities at Dorsett Hotel, Putrajaya.

For the three days, more than 10 public and private universities joined this workshop including from Korea and Taiwan.

This foresight workshop aim to identify and address targeted areas relating to the future in higher education institutions with activities focusing on leadership in Malaysian Universities. It is tool focusing towards anticipating future trends, emerging opportunity drivers and barriers for better future of the Higher Education Institution. In this workshop, they will gather to share and discuss information about trends in education industry locally and globally.

“The results steammed from perspective of leaders of educations institution may serve as a basis for future orientation amd to establish leadership role that promote strategic planning framework and increase cooperation activities associated with futures of the higher education institutions locally and globally. With the support and anticipation from the local and foreign higher education institution new ideas which relevant can be effectively generated creating new dimension and poles of excellence in planning of the how best to align the current scenario to the desired future of the higher education industry,” said Prof Dr Roshada Hashim, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), representative of Vice Chancellor USIM.

This opening ceremony is officiated by YBhg. Datin Paduka Ir. Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir Director General, Higher Education Department Ministry of Education Malaysia. Also present Prof Sohail Innayatullah, UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies USIM as the facilitator in this workshop.

Prepared by:
Noorumaina Mohamed Yunus
Strategic Communication Centre (StraComm)
Level 1, Canselori Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
71800 Nilai, Negeri Sembilan
Tel : 06-798 8026/8027/6284 Faks : 06-798 8204