CULTIVATING INDUSTRY-RELEVANT SKILLS: INSIGHTS FROM ADVISORY PANEL MEETING
The Industry Advisory Panel Meeting held on 28 December 2023, was a pivotal event for the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours programme, orchestrated by the Faculty of Engineering and Computing. Dato’ Ir Noor Azmi Bin Jaafar, a distinguished panellist from Delloyd Ventures Sdn. Bhd., led insightful discussions aimed at aligning our curriculum with dynamic industry needs.
This engagement was an invaluable opportunity for the faculty to glean direct feedback, ensuring the programme remains robust and relevant. The discourse encompassed the adaptation of academic curriculum to seamlessly integrate the requisites of the industry, fostering a symbiotic relationship between academia and real-world demands.
The deliberations emphasized the imperative nature of implementing the panel’s recommendations. These pivotal insights empower the faculty to refine and enhance the programme, equipping students with skills and knowledge directly applicable to the evolving landscape of mechanical engineering.
The collaboration between academia and industry is pivotal in sculpting a curriculum that not only meets academic standards but also aligns with the practical demands of the field. Embracing and incorporating these insights is paramount to guaranteeing that graduates are not just well-educated but also industry-ready.