WEDNESDAY, 20 JANUARY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) this morning held a New Refunding Formula and Key Performance Indicator 2016 Talk to its campus community.
Held at Dewan Canselor (Chancellor Hall ) UMS, the talk was presented by the Director of the Centre for Strategik and Academic Management (PPSA), UMS, Professor Dr. Marcus Jopony.
The talk was aimed at sharing information regarding the reduction on operating expenditure (OPEX) for 2016 and the new refunding formula, two important aspects for Public Universities (UA) starting this year.
The briefing was in line with the need to share the current status and future scenario related to budget allocation of the university as a preparation for UMS staff to meet the challenges and responsibilities that lie ahead starting this year.
Meanwhile, the Vice-Chancellor of UMS, Professor Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah in his keynote address said despite facing financial contraints, UMS would remain committed to its obligation as a respected higher education provider and ensure the success of the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) set by the Ministry of Higher Education.
“Therefore, I urge all members of UMS to take the change and change, both in terms of mindset, attitude, habit and work practice.
“Let’s join hands and work towards UMS’ financial sustainability, productivity and excellence,” he said. – MA (fl)
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