Produce Analytical Talent to Meet the Industry Needs

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Produce Analytical Talent to Meet the Industry Needs presented by Dr. Lim Tong Ming, Head of School, School of Computer Technology, Sunway University

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Produce Analytical Talent to Meet the Industry Needs

  1. 1. P RODUCE A NALYTICAL TALENTTO M EET THE I NDUSTRYN EEDS 1
  2. 2. 2 I S A NALYTICAL TALENT CRUCIAL TO THE NATION ’ S DEVELOPMENT ?http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/storage-soup/idc-unstructured-data-will-become-the-primary-task-for-storage/
  3. 3. ROI FOR MAKING INFORMED3 D ECISION  Laura Brandenburg, an independent business analyst mentor and consultant, see the following set of potential benefits of informed decision  New business needs or requirements are discovered  Prioritization ensures focus on value  More effective implementation of new solutions by the business  Providing a framework in which an IT team can scale
  4. 4. T HE RISING DEMAND OF THE4 INDUSTRY  SAS® helps CIMB Bank grow with less risk  EON Bank Group looks to SAS® for transparent, efficient financial management
  5. 5. H IGHER L EARNING I NSTITUTIONS5 AS ANALYTICAL TALENT POOL  The Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and SAS® prepare the innovative thinkers of tomorrow  Sunway University chooses SAS® for IT skills training and research support
  6. 6. 6 A UNIQUE OFFERING FROM S UNWAY U NIVERSITY  Great values embedded into the BSc Information Systems programme offered by the School of Computer Technology  SAS-Sunway Joint Certificate &  Overseas Study Tour to SAS regional offices and universities
  7. 7. R EADY OUR FRESH GRADUATE TO7 FILL THE GAP IN THE ANALYTICS FIELD  Final-year students to take up internship as a required component in the programme with companies to gain real world working and problem solving experiences  SAS certification from SAS inc.  SAS-Sunway Joint certificate in the area of business intelligence and data mining
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  9. 9. T HE KEY ROLE OF IHL S TO9 ENSURE HIGH EMPLOYABILITY Industry enhanced knowledge talent to be discovered Provide a platform for and sourced
  10. 10. T HEORETICALLY S OUND AND10 P RACTICAL D RIVEN C URRICULUM  Projects that solve real world problem using real world data set  Using SAS software in all laboratory sessions  Closer industry links with SAS users such as SCOPE international, EON, etc  Invited industry experts as industry advisor  Adjunct Professor in the area of business intelligence and data mining as curriculum advisor
  11. 11. R ELEVANT A NALYTIC11 S UBJECTS FOR STRONGER THEORETICAL FUNDAMENTAL  Universities such as SUNWAY UNIVERSITY and UiTM provide a set of courses with strong theoretical fundamental for the students.  These subjects include but not limited to the following:  Statistics  Knowledge management  Data mining and knowledge discovery  Business Intelligence  Quantitative techniques
  12. 12. 12 http://support.sas.com/learn/ap/prof/teach.html http://sctnet.sunway.edu.my/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21 7 http://sctnet.sunway.edu.my/news/20110108_JOINT_CERTIFICATE_JAN.pdf http://sun-u.blogspot.com/2011/01/sas-certification-and-fully-paid-study.html http://www.scribd.com/doc/48940021/Blaze-Vol-06-Issue-16 http://www.visionkl.com/article/city-scope-0
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