The executive training programme that is empowering women in Malaysia
The Executive Education team at Nottingham University Business School Malaysia recently organised a training programme entitled 'Managing Work Life Balance with Right Values' for a group of women. The programme is part of an initiative aimed at giving back to society and empowering women in the workplace by providing practical free-of-charge training on best practices in entrepreneurship and financial planning. This included the sharing of experiences relating to challenges faced by single mothers.
Held at Le Meridien Putrajaya Hotel - who jointly sponsored the programme - academics from the Business School delivered training on the topics of humanising governance and incorporating values in daily life, personal financial planning and time management, as well as a primer on investing and starting a business in Malaysia. The programmes were conducted by Director of Executive Education Dr Angelina Yee who is also Associate Professor of Accounting, and Assistant Professor Dr Jayalakshmy Ramachandran.
“This was an excellent initiative by the University and the Business School. The sessions were very informative, touching on useful topics such as managing finances and time management, as well as work-life balance.” enthused participant Supriya Sheeba Achamby. She added: “The genuine care and concern exuded by the speakers made the entire experience all the more memorable.”
Dean of NUBS Malaysia, Dr Lau Chee Kwong said: “I am delighted that we have had the opportunity to organise this training programme with the sponsorship of Le Meridien Putrajaya Hotel. As a UN PRME (United Nations - Principles of Responsible Management Education) Champion business school, we feel that it is important to contribute to the betterment of the communities around us. We look forward to organising more such community initiatives in the future.”
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Posted on Thursday 5th March 2020