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Admission, Guide & Regulations
UMP is strategically located near the East Coast Highway, chemical, petrochemical, manufacturing, automotive zone as well as biotechnology in the state of Pahang. It is situated in the distinct of Gambang, 30km from Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang, an estimated of 350km away from KLIA and consequently 10km from the Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport Kuantan.
UMP is strategically located near the East Coast Highway, chemical, petrochemical, manufacturing, automotive industrial zone as well as biotechnology in the state of Pahang. It is situated in the district of Gambang, 30km from Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang, an estimated of 350km away from KLIA, and consequently 10km from the Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport, Kuantan.
Industrial & Community Network Department or ICoN (previously known as Industrial Partnership & Community Relation Division) was established on 15 February 2012. On 1st August 2015, university has upgrading the department as well as the roles are strengthened to help the University become a reference centre that excels in contributing to human and discovery of knowledge through contact with industry and society.
As of now, ICoN divided into two (2) main divisions namely Industry and Community. The role of Industry and Community is to strengthen the current and future partnership between industry and university as well as community in the area of university-industry partnership and university-community relation platforms.
We would like to carry out some collaborative projects with the industry/ community. Where should we make enquiries?
You can make enquiry directly to our department through AIC division.
Enquiries can also be forwarded to the relevant Faculty / Department / Centre, for expert service in a particular field. Contact address of the Faculty / Department / Centre are available in the UMP website : http://www.ump.edu.my
Admission, Guide & Regulations
Kindly contact AIC for any enquiry regarding collaboration with the Industry and Community (Note: AIC contact address available in this web site). Enquiries can also be forwarded to the relevant Faculty / Department / Centre, for expert service in a particular field. Contact address of the Faculty / Department / Centre are available in the UMP website: http://www.ump.edu.my
Among the types of University-Industry collaborations that can be formed are the following:
Industry involvement in the Mission of a University is to ensure effective and high impact relations between universities and industry through the construction of a strategic relationship. It can also be beneficial to the industry, universities can offer added value in the development of the industry, in particular SMEs, in line with NKEA.
Among the Community Programmes that can be implemented are:
Is there any procedure or flow chart that can be refer by the PTJ in order to start the collaboration with the industry as well as community?
Detailed information relating Industry Engagement Guideline and Community Engagement Guideline can be accessed via UMP E-Community: http://www.ump.edu.my/edasar/jjim/panduan.html
Does every collaboration between Industry-UMP and Community-UMP require a Memorandum of Understanding / Agreement?
A Document of Understanding is required for special projects which are comprehensive, i.e. have certain reference terms to achieve certain targeted mission and activity for a certain duration, which involves procedures, regulations and finance as well as require specific monitoring between UMP and the relevant party. Simple one-off activities (as known as Quick-Win Projects) such as school adoption programme, field trips and industrial talks do not require any Document of Understanding. Submission of a proposal paper is sufficient.
The said document takes approximately three months to be processed and approved.
UMP has implemented the concept of Community University which aims to expand the role of universities in dissemination of knowledge and information to assist in industrial development and improve people's standard of living.
Although there are various definitions and interpretation of community engagement, but in UMP, it means active and meaningful involvement within and outside of the university across local, national and international levels with the aim of exchanging knowledge and enabling learning for the benefit of the society.
Thus, community university objectives that has been identified are:
See also My Community Portal : http://mycommunity.ump.edu.my/index.php/en/
Who should I contact if I want to get advice or consultation on how to start the collaboration with the industry and community?
The role of ICoN as an intermediary to facilitate strategic collaboration between UMP and industry partners or community. PTJ could contact Manager for Industry Affairs & Linkages via 09-5492601 / 019-2323951 (Mr. Mohd. Raizalhilmy) for further details