The participating faculty aimed to return with inspiration and ideas for changes to the entrepreneurship curriculum currently taught in Malaysian universities, and ultimately foster entrepreneurial thinking in Malaysian university students.
The introduction of new courses that would cover topics such as design thinking, prototyping, entrepreneurial finance, and pitching to investors
A revision of current assessment instruments to be less examination-based and more focused on hands-on assignments and projects.
More inviting of guest speakers and mentors with entrepreneurship experience to expose students to the realities of startup life.
More active facilitation of student internships with local and international startups.
Encouraging the creation, incubation and acceleration of student ventures on university grounds.
“Course delivery is more on theoretical than practical aspect. Further improvement on new relevant topics and teaching methods are needed to spur the interest among students and lecturers.”
~ Dr. Noorita Tahir, UiTM
“Well planned syllabus however ineffective in execution. New proposed changes should incorporate new teaching approach, early execution during 1st year of study period, industry engagement and promotes TOT to all lecturers.”
~ Dr. Kamariah, UTM
“I would like to see more engagement from professionals/practitioners/entrepreneurs.”
~ Dr. Zaidi, UTM