ACADEMIC ADVISOR FOR BACHELOR OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE (Hons) (AM228)

 

 

ACADEMIC ADVISOR FOR BACHELOR OF CORPORATE ADMINISTRATION (Hons) (AM225)

 

Prof. Dr Zubaidah Zainal Abidin

Position

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Acasemic and InternationaIsation) Kolej University Poly-Tech MARA

 

Career Outline

July – Todate

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Internationalisation) Kolej Universiti Poly-Tech MARA

Nov 2015 – June 2016

Dean, Institute of Professional Studies, Kolej Universiti Poly-Tech MARA Kuala Lumpur

Apr – Oct 2015

Senior Lecturer, Kolej Poly-Tech MARA Kuala Lumpur

2012 – Mar 2015

Contract Professor, Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM

2010 – 2011

Dean, Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM

2006 - 2009

Deputy Dean, Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM

2000 - 2005

Head of Teaching & Learning, Institute of Leadership and Quality Management, UiTM

1993 - 1997

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM

1990- 1991

Lecturer, Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM

1987 - 1989

Contract lecturer, A-Level, Centre for Preparatory Studies, UiTM

1985 - 1986

Company Secretary, Malaysia Mining Corporation Berhad

1983 - 1984

Company Secretary, Perwaja Terengganu Sdn Bhd

1981 - 1982

Group Company Secretary, Safuan Group of Companies

1977 - 1980

Secretarial Assistant, Coopers & Lybrand

1973 - 1976

Assistant Company Secretary, Kumpulan Kenderaan MARA Berhad

Academic Qualifications

1970 – 1973

Institute of  Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, (ICSA) UK

1991 - 1992

MSc in Accounting and Management  Science, University of Southampton, UK

1997-2000

Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia

Teaching

Courses taught at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional levels:

  • Corporate Secretaryship
  • Corporate Governance
  • Governance, Risks and Ethics
  • Corporate Administration
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Research Methodology
  • Corporate Financial and Governance Reporting
  • Corporate Financial Data Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

Research interests/ Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate governance and performance
  • Intellectual Capital
  • Human Resource Costing and Accounting
  • Human Capital
  • Accounting for intangibles
  • Accounting education
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Shareholders activism
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Teaching-Research Nexus
  • Audit
  • Financial reporting and disclosure

 

ACADEMIC ADVISOR FOR DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (AM110)

Associate Prof. Dr. Raja Noriza Binti Raja Ariffin

Associate Professor

Department of Administrative Studies and Politics

Faculty of Economics and Administration   

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Department of Administrative Studies and Politics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Position

Deputy Dean (Undergraduate)

Biography

Associate Prof. Dr. Raja Noriza Binti Raja Ariffin is currently holding a position as Deputy Dean (Undergraduate) at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. Her areas of expertise include public policy and administration, policy analysis, urban governance and urban planning. She has served in the University of Malaya for 22 years. Associate Prof. Dr. Raja Noriza has vast experience in the administrative posts including as Coordinator of Master of Public Administration, Coordinator for Program Diploma Pascasiswazah Pentadbiran Awam (DPPA) and Head of Department of Administrative Studies And Politics. Due to her expertise, she is appointed as the Academic Advisor for Diploma in Public Administration (AM110) Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, UiTM from 2016-2018.  

Qualifications

·         PhD, University Of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

·         Dip. of Education, International Islamic University, Malaysia

·         Master in City and Regional Planning (MCRP), California State University, Fresno, USA

·         BA (Urban and Regional Planning), University Of Southwestern Louisiana Lafayette, USA

Honours, awards and grants

Honours

·         Academic Advisor for Diploma in Public Administration (AM110), Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, UiTM (2016-2018)

·         Spatial-Environmental Governance for Sustainability Research Centre (UMSERGE), Member, 2014-2024, (University)

·         INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHINA STUDIES, Editorial Board Member, 2014-2015, (University)

·         Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers, Honorary Auditor, 2014-2016, (National)

·         Journal - Institutions and Economies, Editorial Board Member, 2013-2015, (University)

·         Center for Transportation Research, Member, 2009, (University)

 

Awards

·         Khidmat Setia 20 Award, 2015

·         Excellence Service Award, 2015

·         Silver Medal, Ekspo Penyelidikan Dan Inovasi 2004, University of Malaya, 2004, (University)

·         Excellence Service Award, 2003

 

Grants & Consultation

·         Studies on The Equalisation Grant given by the Federal Government to the Local Government and Local Government Financial Status, Coordinator, 2001-2002, Ministry of Housing and Local Government

·         A Study of Urban Poverty in Malaysia, Co-researcher, 2007-2008, Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia

·         The Plus Highway: A study on the Plus Factors for Users and the Economy, (with Idris Jajri, Mohd. Rosli, Halimah Awang, Zarina Yusof and Hanira Hanafi), Consultant, 2007-2008, PLUS Sdn Bhd

·         Traffic Impact Study, Consultant, 2009-2012, Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya

·         Laporan Sosial Malaysia, Consultant, 2009-2011, Institut Sosial Malaysia

·         Kajian Rancangan Kawasan Khas (RKK) PJU1,PJU2,SS dan PJS Petaling Jaya, Consultant, 2009-2012, Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya

·         Laporan Sosial Malaysia, Consultant, 2009-2010, Institut Sosial Malaysia

·         Kajian Impak Lalulintas dan Keupayaan Infrastruktur Petaling Jaya (Rancangan Kawasan Khas), Consultant, 2009-2010, Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya

·         Study on Taxi Demand and Supply in 6 Urban Areas, Consultant, 2014-2015, Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat

·         Study on Express Bus Demand and Supply in Peninsular Malaysia, Consultant, 2014-2015, Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat

·         Determinants of Muslim Women's Sexuality and Reproductive Health Rights and Quality of Life: Comparing Between Malaysia, Republic of Iran and United States of America, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013-2015, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

·         Low Carbon Assessment and Strategy - University of Malaya Towards a Low Carbon University Campus - a Showcase, Co-Investigator, 2012-2013, Sustainability Science Cluster (Flagship), National

·         Urban Compaction: Optimizing Transit Station Areas Through Land Use Mixing and Urban Place Making, Co-Investigator, 2012-2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

·         Urban Housing and The Environment: a Case Study of The Klang Valley, Malaysia., Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

·         Local Government and Financial Sustainability: Malaysia and The Region, Co-Investigator, 2007-2010, University Malaya, International

·         Administrative Reform Efforts in ASEAN Countries: a Comparative Perspective, Co-Investigator, 2007-2010, University Malaya, International.

 

Key responsibilities

 

Deputy Dean (Undergraduate) Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya