NILAI – Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ALPS Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., a multinational company with 34 years of experience in manufacturing electrical components and automotive infotainment.
USIM was represented by Vice-Chancellor Professor Dato’ Ts. Dr. Sharifudin Md Shaarani, while ALPS Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. was represented by Managing Director, Yuko Inoue.
Recognizing the importance of collaboration between industry and academia and its symbiotic benefits, Professor Dato’ Ts. Dr. Sharifudin Md Shaarani emphasized that USIM and ALPS highlight the importance of working together towards producing future communities and leaders. Selected as the first public university in Malaysia to collaborate with ALPS, for a start, this MoU focuses on providing attachments for USIM students at ALPS through structured training. Under this arrangement, both USIM and ALPS have agreed to create learning opportunities for selected students to gain knowledge and practical experience in the industrial working environment.
Those present at the MoU ceremony included Ho Kok Chung and Horishi Kodaira, Executive Directors of ALPS Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Mohammad ‘Azman Mansor, General Manager of ALPS Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FKAB), Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Khairi Abdul Rahim, as well as the management staff of both USIM and ALPS Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
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