#LearningNeverStops Webinar Series


Upcoming Sessions

Islamic Finance and the New Normal

Friday, 10/7/2020
10.00 AM - 11.30 AM

Learning Hours

1.5 hours (including Pre & Post Assessments)

Mode:

Seminar

Outline

How can Islamic Finance and Islamic Capital Markets bring about balance in the new economic landscape?

  • Human and business implications of the ‘new normal’
  • Economic revival drivers post Covid-19
  • Covid-19 implications for Islamic Finance growth
  • Business and fintech ideas to speed-up financial and social inclusion initiatives
  • Pandemic disruption to the halal industry
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Define the ‘new normal’ in Islamic Capital Market
  • Identify the drivers that shift the economy post Covid-19
  • Discuss the implications of Covid-19 particularly to the growth of Islamic Finance industry
  • Discuss fintech ideas that could reshape economies and position Islamic Capital Markets to deliver more stable, sustainable and inclusive growth
  • Discuss the impact of Covid-19 towards halal industry and elaborate on ideas to strengthen its ecosystem for sustainable growth

Price: MYR 450

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

 

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Khairul Nizam
Chief Executive Officer, Finance Accreditation Agency

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Abdulkader Thomas
President & CEO, SHAPE Knowledge Services
| An International Expert in Islamic Finance

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Amnah Shaari
CEO and Founder of Global Halal Data Pool, Verify Halal


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Norhizam Abdul Kadir
Vice President, Fintech & Islamic Digital Economy MDEC

SIDC Webinar

Infectious Messaging

Tuesday, 14/7/2020
 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

We live in a world cluttered with chaos. If you want your innovative idea to break through all the noise, you need a well-packaged story. By creating infectious messaging, your ideas will resonate, helping you to leapfrog ahead of the competition.

In this fifth and final webinar in his 5-part Innovating Through Chaos series, Jeremy Gutsche leverages his experience attracting billions of views to Trend Hunter’s website to share tactics for developing messaging that sticks. Key takeaways will include how to:
- Tell a compelling story about your product
- Refresh your thinking with reusable exercises
- Contextualize your message with culture and emotion
- Build messages that are simple, direct and supercharged
- And more

Speaker Profile
Jeremy Gutsche is an award-winning innovation and chaos expert, a New York Times bestselling author, "one of the most sought-after keynote speakers on the planet" (The Sun Newspaper) and the CEO of Trend Hunter -- the world's #1 trend website and innovation consultancy, with over 3 billion views and 10,000 projects completed. His team is relied on by 700 brands, billionaires and CEOs to predict and create the future, including Google, Sony, Disney, Starbucks, Coca-Cola, IBM and Adidas. His newest book, Create the Future, debuted on March 10th.

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Jeremy Gutsche 
CEO @Trend Hunter

Trend Hunter Webinar

Listing Requirements (LR) on Corporate Governance Reporting

Tuesday, 14/7/2020
10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Learning Hours

2 hours (including Pre & Post Assessments)

Outline

A quick glance of Bursa’s CG Guide in reference to the MCCG -Its applications and the recommended best practices – focusing only on key Practices of the MCCG:

  • Pull-out I: Guidance on board leadership and effectiveness, including the roles of Board Committees
  • Pull-out II: Guidance on effective audit and risk management, with the spotlight on the Audit Committee, Risk Committee, External Audit and Internal Audit
  • Pull-out III: Guidance on integrity in corporate reporting and meaningful relationship with stakeholders, including corporate disclosure and engagement with stakeholders at meetings
  • Compulsory reporting requirements for Public Listed Companies (PLCs) as per Bursa’s LR – CG Overview Statement and CG Report, explaining key differences between these documents and disclosure of alternatives for departure from MCCG Practices to achieve intended outcome
  • What are the implication for departure? Can we completely ignore the entire 36 Practices and come up with our own versions of CG Practices? How does one balance the cost of compliance with meaningful reporting? Examples of defective disclosure and exemplary ones
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Infer the application of the MCCG Practices with reference to Bursa’s CG Guide
  • Describe the LR with regards to CG reporting, the disclosure requirement and the implications for departure from the MCCG
  • Determine and carry out the new CG disclosure approaches and requirements toward achieving more meaningful corporate governance reporting

Price: MYR 350

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

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Lee Min On
Fellow Member, Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia, Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants , Member, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants

SIDC Webinar

How Useful are Sustainability Matters Reported in Influencing Investment Decision?

Tuesday, 14/7/2020
3.00 PM - 4.30 PM

Learning Hours

1.5 hours (including Pre & Post Assessments)

Outline

Business Cases for Sustainability: Driving Business Forward

  • The contexts and concepts of sustainability
  • Value of embedding sustainability to business strategies and value chains

Decoding Bursa’s Listing Requirements and Sustainability Reporting

  • Sustainability Reporting under Bursa’s LR, its rationale and the extent of disclosure
  • What’s the actual value of information on sustainability to stakeholders?
  • Overview of the Sustainability Reporting Guide and its supplementary – 6 Reporting Toolkits
  • Key challenges to overcome for more meaningful disclosure to stakeholders
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise the business case and value of sustainability reporting to businesses
  • Discuss the benefits, the guiding principles and challenges of Sustainability Reporting
  • Outline Bursa Malaysia’s Sustainability Reporting Framework in relation to sustainability disclosures

Price: MYR 350

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

 

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Lee Min On
Fellow Member, Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia, Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants , Member, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants

SIDC Webinar

Market Contingency Planning and What it Means to the Financial Services Provider

Thursday, 16/7/2020
11.00 AM - 1.00 PM

Learning Hours

2 hours (including Pre & Post Assessments)

Outline

Market Contingency Planning and What it Means to the Financial Services Provider

  • Global market outlook – An assessment of socio-economic changes and its business impact to financial services
  • The ‘New Normal’ and what it means to ‘business-as-usual’ for capital market businesses
  • Going concern status – Consider your/your company’s financial position, short-term capital, reserves and emergency reserves in relation to demands to continue business operations
  • Assessing potential consequences, contingency measures and new business plans
  • Continuity planning – Key products, key services, key people, key business connections, key technologies and the projected bottom line
  • Plan B implementation – Likely challenges and critical success factors (CSFs)
  • Risk and reputation management – Responding to stakeholders
  • ‘We are in this together’ – Importance of communication with key clients, customers and stakeholders – including the government and investors
  • Pay cuts and low morale – Managing impact on your workforce and what NOT to do
  • Reviewing and recalibrating your financial arrangements
  • Insolvency risks – Know your rights and legal obligations
  • Compliance for business resilience – Listen to the government and work with the regulator
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss current and developing global market issues
  • Explain socio-economic changes and its business impact to financial services
  • Define The ‘new normal’ for capital market businesses
  • Describe insights into main elements and key steps of contingency planning
  • Discuss contingency planning and its implementation challenges
  • Assess and consider new or revised implementation plans and potential consequences of contingency measures and new business plans
  • Discuss the economic impact post Covid-19 pandemic
  • Evaluate how the stimulus package will drive the economic recovery and growth

Price: MYR 350

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

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Angelina Kwan
Former, COO of the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX)

SIDC Webinar

MII Special Workshop : Re-coding the Future Insurer

Wednesday, 22/7/2020
3.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. 

This session will give you an overview of the workshop which aimed to elevate, grow and sustain the general & life insurance industry of Malaysia into the future.

The following areas will be discussed in brief:

  • The urgency in changing mindset to embrace digital transformation.
  • The need to identify and learn core future skills and competencies to stay relevant.
  • The digital/technology enablers that accelerate efficiency and effectiveness in core areas of responsibilities (underwriting, claims and business development/distribution channels functions)

There will also be a Q&A session for the audience to engage with the trainers.

Speaker Profile
ZOHRAB A.S CHONG
Zohrab has more than 21 successful years of financial institutional industry experience, specifically in the Malaysian general insurance industry. His early professional career includes being a practicing lawyer, an economic trade officer with the South African High Commission and an international business development manager, before joining the financial industry.

ANDREW LAU
Andrew Lau is the CEO and founder of Think Codex – a multiple award-winning Gamification Organization. He is also the Vice-Chair of the International Gamification Confederation (GamFed) – which is a global community of gamification experts, academia, professionals and practitioners headquartered in Europe.

MICHELLE LIM
A service-minded professional in the FMCG industry, Michelle has worked on various projects with clients from major international brands to introduce new products and services and adapt it to the local needs. A hands-on Sales Trainer by profession, she moved from the FMCG industry in Malaysia to provide support in the Education and Service industry in Japan.

MUKESH PILANIA
Mukesh is a seasoned insurance professional with more than 17 years of insurance experience in Asian markets. He has worked across many complex and interesting topics ranging from starting a new insurance company from scratch, merger and integration of big insurance companies to developing successful digital distribution business and transforming customer experience and insurance processes by automation using new age technology of robotics and artificial intelligence.

 

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ZOHRAB A.S CHONG
B.Ec, LL.B (Monash), AMII
HRDF Certified Trainer

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ANDREW LAU
CEO and Founder of Think Codex

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MICHELLE LIM
Creative Advisor,
Design Thinking & People Development,
JCE Japan Creative Enterprise

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MUKESH PILANIA
CEO- Yantrik (Yan3k.com)

MII Webinar Series

Data Breaches: Are You Ready?

Thursday, 23/7/2020
10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Learning Hours

2 hours (including Pre & Post Assessments)

Outline

Personal Data: Why Protect it?

  • What is personal data and why protect it?
  • Identifying sensitive data
  • Legislation and guidelines on data protection

What is Data Privacy and What You Need to Know

  • Privacy vs. data protection
  • How safe and secure is your data?
  • Why do data breaches happen and the cost of privacy breaches (financial, reputation, resources etc)

Safeguarding Data Privacy at the Workplace and Data Breach Management

  • Potential causes of data privacy breaches and the red flags
  • Protection of assets and data security policy
  • Workplace practices and culture
  • Data breach monitoring, management plan and responding to data breaches
  • Case study: Recent data breaches and lessons learned
  • Updates and development in data privacy
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain why data privacy and protecting data is important
  • Recognise the relevant data privacy laws and regulations and its expectations
  • Explain the risks of failing to protect privacy on individual and organisational level
  • Describe the potential data privacy breaches and red flags in business organisations
  • Examine employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to data privacy
  • Discuss how to prepare and deal with data breaches

Price: MYR 350

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

 

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Prof. Dr. Abu Bakar Munir
Professor
Faculty of Law
University of Malaya

SIDC Webinar

Bracing for Economic Impact Post Global Pandemic

Wednesday, 12/8/2020
10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Learning Hours

2 hours (including Pre & Post Assessments)

Mode:

Seminar

Outline
  • Tale from around the world – China, EU, ASEAN and Malaysia
  • Reopening of economies – What it costs, confidence index and question of resilience
  • How could stimulus package reboot the economy
  • Technology – The new oil during Covid-19 pandemic
  • How will small businesses survive and reinvent themselves
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of coronavirus on the economy, markets and industries covering China, EU, ASEAN and Malaysia
  • Explain the key factors need to be considered in reopening industries and economies
  • Discuss the various impact of stimulus package towards the overall economy
  • Analyse how technology have demonstrated its functions and created impact during the pandemic
  • Discuss the pandemic implications on SMEs vis a vis large corporations

Price: MYR 450

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

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Low Ngai Yuen
Executive Director for the Global Entrepreneurship Movement, GEM.
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Dr. Afzanizam Abdul Rashid
Chief Economist, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad

SIDC Webinar

Delighting Your Customers and Finding New Prospects DIGITALLY

Tuesday, 18/8/2020
10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Learning Hours

2 hours (including Pre & Post Assessments)

Outline
  • Keeping your pipeline full: Make a prospecting action plan your priority
  • Prospecting online by creating social media presence
  • The power of framing to gain instant credibility without physical meet up
  • Building rapport and trust over without physical meet up
  • Turning prospects into customers
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise potential ways to improve customers’ interaction through digital resources
  • Discuss the methods or techniques to strengthen sales and relationship skills with existing and new prospects
  • Describe the tools and action plans in digital and social media marketing execution
  • Demonstrate through digital resources how one is able to build rapport and turn prospects into customers

Price: MYR 350

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

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Michael Teoh
CEO & Founder of Thriving Talents

SIDC Webinar

SRI2020: The Strategic Value of Sustainability Insights into SRI Initiatives in the Malaysian Capital Market

Tuesday & Wednesday, 25-26/8/2020
8.30 AM - 12.30 PM

  • Discuss SRI initiatives in Malaysian capital market
  • Describe differences between SDG, ESG, SRI, and Impact Investing
  • Explain investment styles and what new age investors want
  • Realise the business case for business sustainability
  • Differentiate SRI products - SRI Sukuk, green, social and sustainability bonds.
  • Discuss sustainable business practices
  • Recognise innovative tech that support SDG businesses
  • Realise how ESG governance practices impact the bottom line
  • Appraise the role of sustainability ratings and ESG data analytics

Price: TBC

*Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

 

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Datuk Syed Zaid Albar,
Chairman, the Securities Commission Malaysia
 
Panelists:
Sean Kidney,
CEO, Co-Founder & CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

Mark Lewis,
Global Head of Sustainability Research, BNP Paribas Asset Management, France 

Tan Sri Dr Munir Majid,
Chairman, Institute for Capital Market Research (ICMR) Malaysia

SIDC Webinar

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Jalan Raja Laut,

50350 Kuala Lumpur,

Malaysia

 

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