Management and Science University (MSU) is teaming up with UOB Kay Hian Wealth Advisors (UOBKHWA) to bring financial literacy and wealth management knowledge to its students.
The new collaboration signed end of September at the MSU Entrepreneurship Week 2020 has among its proposed transactions a public lecture on aging, a Global Money Week in partnership with OECD and UNSDG, business chat sessions on investment and actuarial careers, a Malaysia Youth Financial Literacy Survey, and a Wealth Management Symposium.
Describing the university-industry collaboration as essential to building the next generation of talents, Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid urged MSUrians to be ahead by building their employability as well as entrepreneur ability.
Going beyond is fundamental to success, he said, and creativity, as well as innovation, will turn circumstances and churn opportunities. It is the insight of opportunity in every circumstance that makes the entrepreneurial mindset.
“Entrepreneurship is a pillar of the University; a culture, not an academic component. Find your purpose in entrepreneurship, and use learnability as a platform for the re-learning essential to lifelong learning,” remarked the MSU President.
Filled with self-development as well as competitions alongside symposiums and forums, MSU Entrepreneurship Week 2020 saw a mix of events being held on campus as well as online; among them the Young Leaderpreneurs Challenge (online), the International Business Challenge (Chancellor Hall), and the Entrepreneurship Mega Carnival and e-Business (U-Concourse, U-Plaza, and digital platform). A virtual presentation of the Economics and Statistics Symposium was delivered by MSU’s Industrial Linkages.
Represented at the closing ceremony of the MSU Entrepreneurship Week 2020 were the University’s Leadership and Entrepreneurship Advancement and Development (LEAD) Institute, Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP) Department of Accounting and Finance, and Research Management Centre (RMC).