51th Annual General Meeting 2019 And Technical Talk on “How to Safe Your Troubled Project’s”


51th Annual General Meeting 2019 of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (Sarawak Branch)

Date : 3 August 2019 (Saturday)
Time : 08.30 am – 11.00 am
Venue : Lecture Theatre, Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak

In accordance with Section 7.5 of the Bylaws, notice is hereby given that 51th Annual General Meeting of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (Sarawak Branch) shall be held at Lecture Theatre (Building L),Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus on Saturday, 3rd August 2019 at 9.00 am.

  1. Registration commencing 8.30 a.m.
  2. The Agenda for the Annual General Meeting is as follows: 
a.  Welcoming Address by Chairman for Session 2018/2019
b.  Confirmation of Minutes of the 50th Annual General Meeting held on 30th June 2018
c.  Matters Arising
d.  Annual Report and Financial Report for session 2018/2019
e.  Briefing on IntEC Development
f.   Amendments to the branch rules in line with IEM Constitution
g.  Announcement of Results of Election for branch committee session 2019/2020
h.  Change of Office Bearers
i.   Election of Honorary Internal Auditors
j.   Appointment of External Auditors
k.  Appointment of Tax Auditor
l.   Any Other Business
m. Chairman Address 

Yours sincerely, 

Ir. Sim Hui Kheng, Stephanie FIEM, PEng
Honorary Secretary (Session 2018/2019)

  1. The branch rules and IEM Constitution is available on http://www.iemsarawak.org/ for view and download. 
  2. Light refreshment will be provided after the adjournment of AGM and prior to commencement of Technical Talk.
  3. To assist in our planning and arrangement to ensure there are sufficient seats and refreshment, members are encouraged to return the reply slip to the secretariat not later than 29th July, 2019. (Monday) 


Technical Talk on How to Safe your Troubled Projects (2 PDUs)
By Ir. Dr. Mui Kai Yin PhD, MSc, BEng (Hons), PEng, ASEAN Eng, APEC Eng, IntPE, MIEM, MAFEO, MACPM, CTM, CSM, PMP, PKT, PJK
Date : 3 August 2019 (Saturday) | Time : 11.00 am – 1.00 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre,  Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak  Kuching, Sarawak
BEM Approved CPD hours - Ref. No.: IEM19/SWAK/292/T | CPD: 2


Not all troubled projects are doomed to failure. At the same time not all troubled projects can be successfully rescued. However, you need to try. There are many books written on rescuing troubled projects. This sharing session aims to provide an overview on performing quick assessment on troubled project, determine whether a stabilization is possible; establish a stabilization plan; and identify preventive measures that one can learn and start getting benefits from it. 

The speaker, Ir. Dr. Mui will also introduce the latest edition PMI® “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)” and share his personal experiences of using the guide in a few industries he worked. He will also provide some tips on how to plan, execute, and manage project effectively.

The key learning points and summary take away for the talk includes but not limited to the following:

1. Who is Project Management Institute (PMI®)?
2. What are the project management credentials and certifications of PMI®?
3. What are the requirements to get certified?
4. How PMBOK® Guide can benefit your projects?
5. Project assessment methodology
6. Develop an assessment plan
7. Conduct the assessment
8. Develop stabilization plan
9. Conduct the stabilization
10. Preventive measures

Project management is a job that demands a varied and vast skill set. Start by honing your practices in each skill set, and keep adding and incorporating them into your work. We hope you continue working on becoming the best project manager you can be.

If you're looking to conquer this trifecta of skills and expertise, you may need the education to bolster your project management mastery. Look no further than the project management programs at IEM Sarawak Branch and CAREER GROWTH SDN BHD (www.careergrowth.com.my).


Ir. Dr. Mui Kai Yin, 
- Consultant, Project Director and Trainer of CAREER GROWTH SDN. BHD. (2018-Now)
- Former Trainer of PMO ASIA SDN. BHD. (2010-2018)
- Immediate Past Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2016-2018)
- Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2014-2016)
- Vice Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2010-2014)
- Honorary Secretary & Treasurer of IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division (2008-2009, 2018-2019)
- Committee of IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division (2009-2019)
- Director-at-Large of Project Management Institute (PMI) Malaysia Chapter Northern Branch (2017-2018)
- Certified Project Management Professional (2006-Now)
- Council Member of IEM (2019-2022)
- Committee Member of IEM Examinations and Qualifications (2019-2020)
- Committee Member of IEM Admission and Practical Training (2019-2020)

Dr. Mui graduated from the University of Sunderland, UK with an Honours degree in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering). Thereafter, he continued and completed his postgraduate degree from the University of Warwick, UK with a Master of Science (MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering). He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD in Management) from the Atlantic University, USA; with research thesis on Multi-National Corporation Employee Retention - Human Resource Management.

He had more than 21 years of working experience on leading and managing various projects portfolios in the Electronics, Telecommunication, Automotive and Construction industries, professional development, as well as non-for-profit organizations, and led >100 local and global new product launch/projects successfully.

One of the significant projects he led and managed was the design and build of one of the world’s largest solar cell manufacturing plant in Malaysia (>MYR 1 billion investment). In this portfolio, he was the overall leader who led the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) functions on behalf of the client, and managed >100 project team members and relevant stakeholders from diversify cultures and background. This project received the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) excellence award in 2012

(PMP®) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®), USA (www.pmi.org). A licensed Professional Engineer with practicing certificate with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (www.bem.org.my), and a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (www.iem.org.my). He is also a registered ASEAN Engineer and Honorary Member of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization (www.aer.afeo.org). He has been an active member of the institution, involved in organizing various technical activities for the local branch members. He was the chairman of the IEM Penang Branch (2014-2016) and is currently the past chairman 
of the IEM Penang branch (2016-2019). He is also the honorary secretary cum honorary treasurer, committee member of the IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division, eETD (2009-2019). And, currently the Council Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (2019-2022), Standing Committee of IEM Admission and Practical Training (2019-2020), and Standing Committee of IEM Examinations and Qualifications (2019-2020).

Today, Dr. Mui focusing on providing project management training, coaching and consulting services to the local and oversea clients. He is currently the subject matter expert for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam preparation boot camp, helping aspirant Project Managers and Leaders to prepare and pass the PMP® credential exam. To-date, he and his organization trained >1,000 PMP® candidates, and >10,000 project stakeholders. Find out more at: www.careergrowth.com.my

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