Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Group photo with ISDEV lecturers and the entourage from Universitas Trunojoyo Madura
On 2nd May 2017, an entourage of lecturers from Universitas Trunojoyo Madura (UTM Madura), East Java, Indonesia paid a visit to Centre for Islamic Development Management Studies (ISDEV), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to attend a 2-days short course on Islamic economics and finance as well as Islamic development management. The short course was held on 2nd and 3rd May 2017 and organized by ISDEV as part of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between ISDEV and UTM Madura. The entourage from UTM Madura comprised of nine lecturers with the background of management and finance.

ISDEV lecturers with their expertise shared their knowledge to the UTM Madura entourage on Contemporary Issues in Islamic Economics - Micro & Macro (Associate Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari and Dr. Azreen Hamiza Abdul Aziz), Contemporary Issues in Islamic Development Management (Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh), Contemporary Issues in Islamic Finance - Celestial & Man-made Assets (Associate Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari and Dr. Murni Yusoff) and Contemporary Issues in Islamic Political Economy (Dr. Mohd Syakir Mohd Rosdi). 

With the aim of gaining more knowledge, UTM Madura entourage gave their full commitment and focus in all classes. ISDEV lecturers received an overwhelming response from the USM entourage as participants which made the discussion in the classes lively and intellectually and as well as spiritually stimulating them. From these classes, ISDEV lecturers took the opportunity to build further research collaboration potential that could be developed in the near future. 

All the best Universitas Trunojoyo Madura, til we meet again!

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