Beginner Investor Education Seminar
Saturday, December 9, 2017 – Final year students from program International Finance (HE19) who currently taking subject of Current Issues in International Finance (GA30003) session 2017/2018 had organized a seminar, which is Beginner investor Education Seminar at Dewan Kuliah 1, Universiti Malaysia Sabah Labuan International Campus (UMSLIC). This seminar was started on 8.30 am. The seminar director, Mr. Ahmad Irfan B Kudus had carried out the seminar by collaborating with lecturer in Finance and Investment, Ms. Siti Nur Aqilah Ab. Wahab. The invited panels for this seminar are Mr. Nazarry Bin Rosli, President of Jupiter Securities Sdn. Bhd., Mr. Rueben James Clarke, Head of RHB Investment Bank Berhad at Sabah region, Ms. Zainab Binti Karim, representative from Share Trading Centre, RHB Bank Berhad and Mr. Vincent Bong, representative from RHB Bank Berhad. Moreover, Dr. Lee Hock Ann was invited to officiate the seminar during the closing ceremony.
This seminar is the seminar related to investment and economic management for a beginner investor where held at Universiti Malaysia Sabah Labuan International Campus. The purpose of this seminar is to provide useful capital market knowledge and investment-related topics in order to meet an investor needs. The seminar also aim to give exposure to the students about the importance and real world situation on investment and economic management.
There are 345 participants who involved in Beginner Investor Education Seminar. There have 10 people who are from public joined for this seminar. Besides that, 335 students who are from UMSKAL had attended this seminar, which it formed by 13 students (first year), 25 students (second year), 294 students (third year) and 3 students (fourth year). The majority of 3rd year students had participated this seminar because of we invited professional practitioners to show their experiences for them in regards to the real job market. It can help them to have an opportunity to understand the job market before they join their internship in future.
Lastly, Beginner Investor Education Seminar was successfully ended at 6.00 p.m. on the same day after the closing ceremony of seminar. This seminar gets the good response from students in UMSKAL and also public.