SC Inks MOU with Universiti Malaya and Monash University Malaysia to Instil Good Corporate Governance Awareness Among Youth

18 August 2022 |  Kuala Lumpur

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Universiti Malaya and Monash University Malaysia today to collaborate on a series of programmes towards instilling early understanding of corporate governance principles, practices and issues among youth.

This initiative, which is part of the SC’s Corporate Governance Strategic Priorities 2021-2023 (CG Strategic Priorities), aims to deepen engagement with the youth segment and embed an early and better understanding on corporate governance.

SC Chairman Datuk Seri Dr. Awang Adek Hussin said, “We are driven by a common goal of engaging and empowering the young, and the need to instil integrity and accountability values early among them. We hope that our joint efforts will have a long and positive impact on the youth.”

This collaboration facilitates the SC in engaging students and faculty members through, among others, guest lectures involving CG industry practitioners and experts aimed at broadening students’ exposure to current discussions and developments in relation to corporate governance. Opportunities for joint research will also be explored, the outcomes of which will assist in the development of the SC’s future policies and strategic initiatives.

“We are proud to collaborate with the SC in this initiative to instil appreciation of corporate governance principles and its associated best practices amongst the students. It is our hope that this collaboration will foster the development of future corporate leaders with a deep conviction for good corporate governance,” said the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaya, Professor Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohd Hamdi Abd Shukor.

The President and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Monash University Malaysia, Professor Matthew Nicholson said, “Monash is committed to the development of human capital in Malaysia, through excellence in education and research, a common goal that is shared by our partners.”

The MOU today was signed between SC’s Executive Director of Market Development, Salmah Bee Mohd Mydin, UM’s Dean, Faculty of Law, Associate Professor Dato’ Dr. Johan Shamsuddin Sabaruddin and Monash’s Head of Business School, Professor Nafis Alam.


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