About The Centre
Centre for Academic, Industry and International Collaboration (CAIC) was formed mainly for creating new relationship for future and potential collaboration to assist academics faculties and students in terms of staff and students exchange programmes, student internship programmes, employment opportunities and other related matters pertaining to assisting academics and students in AMU. CAIC is also active in developing and delivering strategies for securing auxiliary by corporate collaboration. As a Centre, CAIC is also responsible to build and maintain excellent relationships with existing and potential partners besides seeking out new opportunities for the university. Some other areas covered by CAIC includes:
- Work with the wider team to create and deliver winning partnership proposals and pitches.
- Monitor, record and report progress towards auxiliary income targets.
- Be the ambassador for events, visits, conferences, meetings and other networking opportunities.
- Managing all data and records on collaborations and responsible for invoicing and collection of auxiliary income from the collaboration.
- Manage, update and maintain all collaboration and other related documents and the Centre to act as the archive for safekeeping of agreement documentation.
Ms Massumi Madsnat
Acting Director, Centre For Academic, Industry and International Collaboration
Ms Massumi is the Acting Director of the Centre for Academic, Industry and International Collaboration (CAIC) where she is responsible, among others, to create new relationship for future and potential collaboration, to assist academics faculties and students in terms inbound and outbound of staff and students ex-change programmes, internship programmes, employment opportunities and other related matters pertaining to assisting academics and students in AMU.
Before joining AMU, Ms Massumi served few other academic institutions in Senior Management positions such as the Head of Student Affairs, Admissions and Records (STAAR) for 7 years and was the Programme Coordinator for Foundation Studies for 4 years. She has over 13 years of academic experience. Her passion is in education and has helped students achieving their dreams.
Ms Massumi holds a Master of Science in Information Management from UiTM, Bachelor of Management (Hons.) from Multimedia University, Diploma in Banking from UiTM and she has just completed Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Methodology (PGCTM) from AMU in October 2020. Ms Massumi is also actively involves in sports and fitness activities and besides her academic career she is serving the Community Centre at her living area as Fitness Instructor. She is also active in outdoor recreational activities including running and hiking during her free time.
Prior to her academic career, Ms Massumi was a banker and has served RHB Bank for 12 years in various departments before she decided to change her career direction from banking industry to academia. She has received many incentives and awards during her banking service and besides her academic experience, her industry experience and connections play some crucial parts in her current position leading CAIC.