MONDAY, 29 APRIL –
The School of Business and Economics (SPE) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) recently held an Investment Week Programme 2013. The programme which was organised by the Financial Management and Banking Club (HE06) SPE at the school’s premises was officiated by the Deputy Dean of Student Affairs and Postgraduate SPE, Dr. Mohd. Rahimie Abdul Karim.
In his speech he stressed the need for students to emphasise on the importance of financial management so as not to be trapped in financial crisis in future. He said students should put into practice all knowledge that they have gained in the financial field and investment as a preparatory step towards entering the working world.
Earlier, the Programme Director, Fatin Sahira said the Investment Week which was held for four days was aimed at exposing students to the importance of savings and investments for the future, also attracting students especially school students to be students with a high level of literacy knowledge on finance.
Among the programmes that was organised throughout the week were Stocks Simulation Competition, Financial Planning Workshop, Trade and Economy Quiz including Sales Carnival. All the programmes were participated by students from the higher education institutions, students from secondary schools around Kota Kinabalu and SPE students themselves.
Among the activities which received encouraging response was the Trade and Economy Quiz which saw nine secondary schools around Kota Kinabalu taking part in the quiz. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Putatan emerged as the winner whilst SM All Saints took the second spot and SMK Tenghilan the third. The prize presentation was done by the Head of Programme for Financial and Banking Management, Amer Azlan Abdul Jamal. – FL
Source: Amer Azlan Abdul Jamal Information and Media Section, Corporate Relations Division