Muhammad Yassir (left) presenting his proposal
When others might be engaging in the low gear during last fasting period, ISDEV on the contrary was seen to be engaged in the fifth gear. It was full steam ahead at ISDEV last August.
Just in the first week, on Tuesday 3 August, 2010 whilst ISDEV fraternity was in Medan, Indonesia, Sister Marlina Ekawaty and Brother Datuk Chairil Anwar had successfully presented and defended their PhD proposals which were held at the Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara. Marlina’s presented her proposal on “Pengurusan Zakat di Kota Malang Dari Perspektif Institusi Zakat dan Muzakki” whilst Datuk Chairil’s proposal was pertaining to “Takaful in the Northern Sumatera Region”. Marlina and Datuk Chairil were each given the signal to proceed by their appraisers, Dr Zakaria Bahari and Dr Zaini Abu Bakar respectively.
Immediately back from Medan, on Friday 13 August, 2010, Brother Muhammad Yassir Yusuf presented and defended his PhD proposal regarding “Tanggungjawab Sosial Korporat Bank Islam: Analisis Terhadap Persepsi Pemegang Berkepentingan Bank Islam Di Aceh” to an almost full house attendance at the Meeting Room of C05 at the School of Social Sciences. He received the affirmation from his eleventh hour evaluator, Dr Zaini Abu Bakar, to advance to the next level.
The next in line to present his PhD thesis was Brother Muhammad Tahir with his PhD Thesis entitled “Kaedah Dan Aplikasi Tazkiyah Al-Nafs Dalam Pembangunan Berteraskan Islam: Kajian Kes Koperasi Pondok Pesantren (Kopentren) Daarut Tauhiid, Bandung, Indonesia”. The presentation and defence of his thesis was done on Thursday, 19 August, 2010 at 9:00am in the Social Sciences Conference Room at C23. His PhD thesis was reviewed by Dr Zahri Hamat and given a nod to proceed for a submission.
After that, Brother Sunaryo presented and defended his PhD proposal regarding “Pengaruh Kepatuhan Beragama, Kualiti Perkhidmatan, Kepercayaan Dan Kepuasan Terhadap Kesetiaan Pelanggan Muslim Di Bank Syariah Malang, Indonesia”. His presentation was slotted at 10:30am at the same venue on Thursday, 19 August, 2010. His PhD proposal was assessed by Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Fatah Che Hamat and also given a green light to proceed.