MoU marks fifth Finance, Investment and Accounting Colloquium Series by business school FBMP of Management and Science University (MSU)
Management and Science University (MSU) has signed a memorandum of understanding with local credit counseling and management agency AKPK. The signing marked the fifth Finance, Investment and Accounting Colloquium Series (FIACoS 5.0) organized by MSU’s Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP).
Addressing attendees was MSU President Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid.
"Financial knowledge and discipline are important because financial missteps affect life and career. Financial awareness and understanding will lead to financial literacy. We aim to build these through our Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP), not only for our students and the university community but also for the community at large.
“To be beneficial, giving impact that strengthens community as well as country, the knowledge we create through our research must be applied and multi-disciplined. Use the FIACoS platform to build your collaborative skills and work towards international research.”
The university’s MoU with AKPK involves the agency providing financial and debt management programmes and financial counseling to all MSU members of staff as well as blended learning online and collaborations in research and education.
Signing for Management and Science University (MSU) was its Research, Innovation, Technology and System Senior Vice-President Professor Dato’ Dr Md Gapar Md Johar, witnessed by FBMP Dean Associate Professor Dr Siti Khalidah Mohd Yusoff.
AKPK signatories with its Chairman Anuar Mohd Hassan present were AKPK Corporate Service Division General Manager Azman Hashim and Operation Division General Manager Nor Fazleen Zakaria.
The 5th Finance, Investing and Accounting Colloquium Series (FIACoS 5.0) was jointly organized by the Department of Accounting and Finance of MSU’s Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP) with MSU Investment Youth Club (IYC).
Three hundred students from FBMP presented their methods, case studies, and analyses from various research collaborations, to colloquium panelists from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Unitar), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UTM), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Islamic International University Malaysia (IIUM), and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
Sponsors of FIACoS 5.0 were Ramcel Media and Chatime.