Presentation on theme: "ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN MALAYSIAN HIGHER EDUCATION : POLICY, CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD SYAHIRA HAMIDON Ministry of Education, Malaysia Syahira.firstname.lastname@example.org."— Presentation transcript:
1 ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN MALAYSIAN HIGHER EDUCATION : POLICY, CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD SYAHIRA HAMIDONMinistry of Education, Malaysia
2 Where Malaysia Wants To Be? High IncomeTargets US$15k-20k per Capita by 2020SustainabilityMeets present needs without compromising future generationsInclusivenessEnables all communities to fully benefit from the wealth of the countryQualityLifeMarket LedWell-GovernedRegionally IntegratedInnovativeCharacterics of Malaysia’s Economy in 2020Introductory notes.Entrepreneurial
3 Initiatives To Promote Entrepreneurship Dedicated funding for SMEBusiness in transformation programmesProvision of support facilities including incubators, advisory services and trainingSpecial support for young entrepreneursRelative vocabulary list.
4 Emphasis on Education and Training A large sum of Malaysian budget has consistently been for education and training (about 21%)MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALAYSIA (MOE)A list of procedures and steps, or a lecture slide with media.Accountable to provide the country with quality and competitive human capital
5 Entrepreneurship in Education ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT POLICY FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNINGLaunch : 13 April 2010To promote and strengthen entrepreneurship development in a more organized and holistic manner among local institutions of Higher Learning (IHL)3 MAINOBJECTIVESProduce graduates with entrepreneurial mindset and capabilitiesIncrease the number of Graduate EntrepreneursNurture entrepreneurial Academics and ResearchersSTRATEGIC PLAN ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATIONConclusion to course, lecture, et al.Launch : 21 April 2013OBJECTIVESTo strengthen the implementation of EE in Malaysian Higher EducationTo ensure the success of Entrepreneurship Development Policy for IHLs
6 Positive Outcomes of The Policy MAININITIATIVESEntrepreneurship Inculturation ProgrammeStructured Entrepreneurial Empowerment ProgrammeStrategic Collaboration with industry and entrepreneursTraining of Trainers ProgrammeDevelopment of ‘Fully Integrated Student Entrepreneurial Mapping and Entrepreneurial Knowledge Management System’Social Entrepreneurship ProgrammeSmall Medium Enterprise Development Academy (SMEDA)Ministry of Education Entrepreneurial Awards (MEA)Credited Co-Curriculum ActivitiesIncrease awareness on the importance of EEIncrease involvement and participation of students in entrepreneurship program and activitiesEnhance student’s readiness to venture into entrepreneurship as a career optionPositive Outcomes of The PolicyExample graph/chart.
7 Issues & Challenges Slow adoption and diffusion of EE in some IHLs Competency of academicsInhibitive policies & regulationsLack ofconcise guides for teaching and embedding of entrepreneurship across curriculumLack of strategic collaboration between academia-industryEntrepreneurship has yet to be considered as career of choiceExample graph/chart.
8 Way Forward HARNESSING ENTREPRENEURIAL GRADUATES KEY STRATEGY KEY OBJECTIVESEnhancing entrepreneurial personal capacity of graduatesMaking entrepreneurship central to the way education operatesHARNESSING ENTREPRENEURIAL GRADUATESHappy citizensSelfemployedEmployedBusiness EntrepreneursKEY STRATEGYKEY PERFORMANCEINDICATORSIncrease graduate employabilityIncrease number of graduate entrepreneursSocial EntrepreneursGeneric Student Attributes
9 ConclusionMalaysia believes that entrepreneurship and innovation are the catalysts of growthProvision of supportive ecosystem is a crucial factorNot everyone needs to become an entrepreneur, but all members of society need to be more entrepreneurial!EE has become a policy and critical agenda in Malaysian higher educationAn opportunity for questions and discussions.