THURSDAY, 18 FEBRUARY – The Administration and Finance Sector, Faculty of Science and Natural Resources (FSSA), Universiti Malaysia Sabah recently organised a FSSA Money Management Briefing 2016 for the first time.
Held at the Seminar Room, Science and Technology Complex, FSSA, the briefing was held to discuss the topic on zakat, insurance, Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) and property was presented by four speakers, Jaludin Dullah from the Sabah Zakat Centre; Sabhi Che Ros from MMA Insurance; FSSA lecturer, Awang Ahmad Mohd Yunus and Azali Saudi from the Faculty of Computer and Informatics (FKI), UMS.
According to FSSA Dean, Prof. Dr. Baba Musta, the briefing aimed to provide an understanding and awareness on the concept of zakat payment and insurance coverage, and at the same time the issues on the need and importance of effective financial planning were also discussed.
Meanwhile, Awang Ahmad who delivered a lecture on ASB said such programmes was especially relevant at a time of global economic uncertainty, which required everyone to have an intellectual change in improving their financial management in an effective manner.
“We can also learn strategies and ideas that can be implemented in finding opportunities to generate finances wisely,” he urged.
A total of 40 participants from the academic and administrative staff at FSSA attended the programme. – (fl)
Source: Kenny Uwai, FSSA