Incorporate Teaching into Corporate Environment

 

“If a doctor can be taught in the hospital environment, why not future logistician in a logistics centre?” – Dato’ Michael Tio

In 2012, PKT has acquired ALC College and the college has been rebranded to Peninsula College.

PKT has set up a new campus for the college at The Lighthouse, One Logistics Hub, which has a capacity of 400 students. The college also has another campuses in Klang, Straits Quay (Penang) and coming soon at Batu Kawan, Penang.
At the college, students are given the opportunity to work part-time at PKT’s warehouse to have a feel of an actual work environment. PKT also welcomes students who work part-time in its finance and human resource departments so that they can gain relevant experience in the field.

Smart Truckers

 

Smart Truckers is a four-year programme that enables graduates to earn more RM4,000 to RM5,000 per month while driving trucks. At the end of four-year duration, they would be promoted to senior executive level.

The main objective of this program is to transform the whole transport industry and cultivating professional truck drivers.

JBSB (Jom Bekerja Sambil Belajar)

 

JBSB (Jom Bekerja Sambil Belajar) is a programme by PKT which gives Peninsula College students the opportunity to work part-time at the company’s warehouse, finance and human resource departments to gain relevant experience in the field.

Besides making money during the part-time job, students are able to get practical industrial experience that help bridge the gap between theory and practice.

DMT Scholarship Award

DMT Scholarship Award which worth RM1 million annually is available to all Peninsula College & Politeknik Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah (POLISAS) high achievers & talented students.

The scholarship offers financial assistance for undergraduate students who excel academically and are active leaders in extra-curricular activities.

The objective of this scholarship fund is to assist qualified applicants to establish a strong foundation for their future and lead them to achieve their goals in life.

CEO Faculty Programme

CEO@Faculty Programme is an initiative implemented by the Ministry of Higher Education in line with the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025 (Higher Education).

The main objective of the CEO@Faculty Programme is to intensify the participation from the industrial sector as part of the higher education system through the sharing of experiences and expertise from industry leaders. CEO as an icon for students would be able to improve the existing curriculum through the sharing of knowledge, experiences and best practices from the CEOs to formulate a new integrated assessment via holistic learning.

It can also improve graduates employability by enhancing students’ learning experience and reducing the mismatch in supply and demand of graduates.

Corporate Partnership with UUM & Adjunct Professorship

In 2015, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PKT Logistics Group Sdn Bhd (PKT) to initiate collaboration between the university and industry, thus creating a link between graduands of logistics and the industry.

This collaboration will focus on the sharing of technical knowledge between the two organizations, including academic staffing, consultation, research and development, seminars and conferences.

Dato’ Michael Tio also has been honored to receive the letter of appointment as Adjunct Professor from UUM Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.

Industry Advisory Council

Industry Advisory Council by Jabatan Pendidikan Politeknik (JPP) Malaysia established to develop academic strategic plans as well as potential collaborative activities with the industry and improve the quality of the JPP program in line with industry needs.

The IAC consists of industry representatives appointed by the JPP based on their expertise and experience in their respective field.