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PFF Bootcamp 2019

PFF Bootcamp 2019 was held on 23 and 24 August 2019 at Olive Tree Hotel Penang. The main objectives for the bootcamp are: To align scholars on PFF’s objectives and State’s vision, plans and programs To develop the scholars through soft skills training eg: leadership and communication skills To encourage camaraderie amongst scholars and strengthen […]

PFF Bootcamp 2019 was held on 23 and 24 August 2019 at Olive Tree Hotel Penang. The main objectives for the bootcamp are:

  • To align scholars on PFF’s objectives and State’s vision, plans and programs
  • To develop the scholars through soft skills training eg: leadership and communication skills
  • To encourage camaraderie amongst scholars and strengthen the alumni bond

Various programmes had been arranged for the scholars during this 2 Days 1 Night bootcamp in order to achieve the objectives of the event. PFF Bootcamp 2019 started with concurrent site visits to Penang-based companies i.e. Intel and Vitrox, followed by an “Emotional Intelligence” training by Leaderonomics. Bootcamp participants were also divided into 12 teams to work on Bootcamp Challenge 2019 – “Realization of Penang2030”, a project designed for them to develop a captivating public awareness campaign to promote Penang2030 vision as a family-focused green and smart state that inspires the nation to their fellow university mates.  After the elimination round, the top 4 teams were selected to present their projects during PFF Luncheon 2019 on 24 August 2019.

Site Visit to Intel

Site Visit to Vitrox

Trainers from Leaderonomics

Emotional Intelligence Training

Bootcamp Challenge Elimination Round

On the second day of the bootcamp, Mr. Ng Sang Beng from Aemulus Corporation Sdn Bhd was invited as a speaker to share on a topic “F for Fundamentals, Not for Fun”.

Sharing Session from Mr. Ng Sang Beng

The bootcamp concluded with PFF Luncheon 2019 hosted by Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow to thank PFF Selection Committee members and co-interviewers/industry leaders in making PFF a success. All scholars, PFF Selection Committee members and co-interviewers/industry leaders, PFF Secretariat and invited guests had joined PFF Luncheon which was founded as a great platform for all to establish friendship and networking opportunities. PFF Luncheon 2019’s itinerary included certificate-giving to 66 PFF Graduates, performances from PFF Scholars and networking session between industry players and PFF Scholars.

Once again, congratulations and well done to our 66 PFF Graduates:

  1. Aaron Koe Zhen Yao – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical Engineering, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  2. Ang See Ping – Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  3. Ang Wei Keong – Bachelor of Science (Housing, Building and Planning) (Honours) Construction Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  4. Chan Jye Ming – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Cognitive Science, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  5. Chan Swee Mei – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Actuarial Science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  6. Cheang Yeu Huang – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Environmental Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  7. Cheng Z-Ker – Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  8. Chong Ka Fan – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Applied Chemistry, Universiti Malaya
  9. Choo Jie Liang – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  10. Choong Chia How – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechatronics Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  11. Fatin Nadhirah binti Abdul Aziz – Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Information System Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Mara
  12. Fatin Nur Adilah binti Md Idris – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Geology, Universiti Malaya
  13. Foo Kim Hui – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Industrial Chemistry, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
  14. Foong Pooi Chee – Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance, Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  15. Galvin Ooi Yeow Boon – Baachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
  16. Gan Xu Yang – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  17. Hazwan bin Anuar – Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  18. H’ng Yap How – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Industrial Chemistry, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
  19. Husema A/P Murugiah – Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance, Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  20. Isamuddin bin Mohamed Iqubal – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Materials Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  21. Kang Huay Wei – Bachelor of Finance (Honours), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  22. Khe Jia Ming – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Chemistry, Universiti Malaya
  23. Khor Chia Yee – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Chemistry, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  24. Khor Yee Shuan – Bachelor of Science Industrial Mathematics with Honours, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  25. Koay Hui Ling – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biohealth Science, Universiti Malaya
  26. Kok Kian Yuen – Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  27. Lee Che Keat – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University
  28. Lee Kah Wei – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computing Studies, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
  29. Lee Yuan Jun – Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  30. Liew Wei Chong – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), AIMST University
  31. Lim Wun Xin – Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  32. Lim Yong Fong – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electrical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  33. Loh Wai Kei – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Construction Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  34. Loh Zi Ting – Bachelor of Science (Hons) Industrial Chemistry, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
  35. Loo Ri Ying – Bachelor of Technology (Honours) Food, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  36. Lukhman Nur Hakim bin Ahmad Ridzuan – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Mara
  37. Muhamad Syazwan bin Md Aris – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  38. Muhammad Daniel bin Haris Nasation – Bachelor of Sport Science (Honours), Universiti Teknologi Mara
  39. Ng Kia Kheng – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electronic Engineering, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  40. Ng Tze Hong – Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) Applied Statistics, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  41. Nur Nasuha binti Bakar – Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours), Universiti Teknologi Mara
  42. Nurul Syahirah binti Asrul Effendi – Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), University Teknologi Mara
  43. Ooi Kean Lee – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechanical Engineering, University of Sunderland
  44. Ooi Lim Seong Liang – Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  45. Ooi Yan Xin – Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) Industrial Biotechnology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
  46. Ooi Yong Xuan – Bachelor of Nutrition (Honours), Management & Science University
  47. Poornakala A/P Rathakrishnan – Bachelor of Accounting with Honours, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  48. Seah Ciao Hern – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechanical Engineering (Automative), Universiti Malaysia Pahang
  49. Seah Jia-Min – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computing Studies, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
  50. Seah Min Ni – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computing Studies, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
  51. Shantini A/L Chandra Logan – Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance, Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  52. Sim Chee Hoe – Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  53. Sim Jia Wei – Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  54. Sim Zhenzhao – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechanical and Manufacturing, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  55. Tan Chong Gee – Bachelor of Computer Sains (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  56. Tan Hang Yan – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electronic Engineering, Unersiti Sains Malaysia
  57. Tan Kean Hong – Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  58. Tan Ya Sze – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical, Monash University
  59. Tan Yuen Syan – Doctor of Dental Surgery, Mahsa University
  60. Teh Shu Hui – Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance, Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  61. Teoh Yet Yi – Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Accounting, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  62. Thow Ting Ting – Bachelor of Accounting (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia
  63. Tiew Soo Wei – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Architecture, Universiti Malaya
  64. Trishal Ashvin Kaur A/P Ranjit Singh – Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
  65. Wong Kah Liang – Bachelor of  Engineering (Honours) Electronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis
  66.  Yeong Choy Shan – Bachelor of Science (Honours) Applied Chemistry, Universiti Malaya

Bootcamp Challenge 2019

Violin Performance by PFF Scholar

Singing Performance by PFF Scholars

PFF Luncheon 2019 Group Photo

Group photo of PFF Graduated Scholars and Selection Committee

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PFF 2019 Selection Interview

PFF 2019 Selection Interview was held on on 1 August (Mutiara Scholar), 5 and 6 August (Penang Scholar) 2019 at Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC). This is a face-to-face panel interview headed by members of the PFF Selection Committee and leaders from industry, academia and community. Shortlisted PFF 2019 applicants were required to attend the interview […]

PFF 2019 Selection Interview was held on on 1 August (Mutiara Scholar), 5 and 6 August (Penang Scholar) 2019 at Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC). This is a face-to-face panel interview headed by members of the PFF Selection Committee and leaders from industry, academia and community. Shortlisted PFF 2019 applicants were required to attend the interview for their final round of evaluation for PFF Scholarship 2019.

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Waiting Area

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PFF 2019 Press Conference

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has announced that application for PFF 2019 will be opened from 31 May to 20 June 2019 during a press conference held on 25 March 2019. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow shared, “PFF provides fruitful opportunities for our future Malaysian leaders. We hope to attract, build and retain human talent […]

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has announced that application for PFF 2019 will be opened from 31 May to 20 June 2019 during a press conference held on 25 March 2019.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow shared, “PFF provides fruitful opportunities for our future Malaysian leaders. We hope to attract, build and retain human talent in Penang. We intend to engage industry players and form strategic partnerships”.

 

Buletin Mutiara’s video link: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=407257523426077

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2018 PFF Bootcamp

In our effort to have continuous engagement and to build stronger bond between all PFF scholars (PFF 2017, 2016, and 2015 batches) and the state of Penang, a 2 Day 1 Night 2018 PFF Bootcamp has been organized on 17 and 18 August 2018 at Olive Tree Hotel. A training on “Interpersonal Skills Through DISC” […]

In our effort to have continuous engagement and to build stronger bond between all PFF scholars (PFF 2017, 2016, and 2015 batches) and the state of Penang, a 2 Day 1 Night 2018 PFF Bootcamp has been organized on 17 and 18 August 2018 at Olive Tree Hotel. A training on “Interpersonal Skills Through DISC” has been conducted by Leaderonomics during the bootcamp. Scholars had been given a Bootcamp Challenge – “Greener Penang”, a project for them to develop a marketing campaign to promote Penang as a livable green city and to present their projects during the bootcamp. Among the 12 teams formed by the bootcamp participants, the top 3 selected teams were to perform their projects during PFF Luncheon on 18 August 2018 in front of around 300 audiences.

On the second day of the bootcamp, PFF has invited Mr. Bock Kim Lee from Sandisk/WD, Dr. Lim Kim Hwa from Cammillion, Mr. Heng Fook Main from Ceedtec, Ms. Azian Wahab from National Instruments, and Mr. Walter Lee from Venturetec as speakers for sharing sessions to speak on the topics of “Industry 4.0 – Will Robot Takeover Our World”, “Blockchain and Fintech: Is this the new world order”, “Dare to Dream? Entreprenuer Journey”, “How To be A Star Employee?” and “The entrepreneurial journey of an accidental chef” respectively.

The main highlight of the bootcamp was PFF Luncheon on 18 August which was hosted by the Right Honorable Chief Minister of Penang, also the lead PFF Selection Committee – YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow to thank PFF Selection Committee members and co-interviewers/industry leaders to making PFF a success. All attended PFF scholars, PFF Selection Committee members and co-interviewers/industry leaders, PFF Secretariat and invited guests had joined for the PFF Luncheon which was found as a great platform for all to establish their networks. Programs for the evening had also included Souvenirs-giving to PFF Graduates, Performances from PFF Scholars and Networking Session between Industry Players and PFF Scholars.

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2018 PFF Selection Interview

Time for all shortlisted candidates to face their final round of evaluation – the face-to-face panel interview! 2018 PFF Selection Interview has been held on 2 August for Mutiara Scholars followed by 6 & 7 August for Penang Scholars at Penang Institute, Brown Road. The interview sessions were headed by members of the PFF Selection […]

Time for all shortlisted candidates to face their final round of evaluation – the face-to-face panel interview! 2018 PFF Selection Interview has been held on 2 August for Mutiara Scholars followed by 6 & 7 August for Penang Scholars at Penang Institute, Brown Road. The interview sessions were headed by members of the PFF Selection Committee and leaders from industry, academia and community.

Interview waiting area

Interview scenes

Group Photo of 2018 PFF Selection Interviewers

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PFF Thank You Dinner 2017

The PFF organizes PFF Luncheon annually to thank the Selection Committee and co-interviewers for their contribution and support for the PFF Scholarship Program. For 2017, the PFF Thank You Dinner was held at Suffolk House, Penang. Amongst the attendees were Members of the PFF Selection Committee, PFF 2017 Co-Interviewers, PFF Graduates and PFF 2017 Bootcamp […]

The PFF organizes PFF Luncheon annually to thank the Selection Committee and co-interviewers for their contribution and support for the PFF Scholarship Program. For 2017, the PFF Thank You Dinner was held at Suffolk House, Penang. Amongst the attendees were Members of the PFF Selection Committee, PFF 2017 Co-Interviewers, PFF Graduates and PFF 2017 Bootcamp Working Committee.

The Thank You Dinner saw the presence of the Right Honorable Chief Minister of Penang, also the lead PFF Selection Committee- Mr. Lim Guan Eng. Programs for the evening included Souvenirs-giving to PFF Graduates, Performances from PFF Scholars and Networking Session between Industry Players and PFF Scholars.


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