Past Event

Half Day Course On “Leadership and Emotional Intelligence For Engineers”
Venue: Wisma IEM
Date & Time: 26 Sep 2020 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Closed
CPD/PDP: 3.5
Closing Date Before: 23-Sep-2020 (Subject to change based on availability of seat)
Organised By IEM Women Engineers Section


Organisations in 2020/2021 and post Covid-19 will be on the brink of a leadership crisis. Where the next generation of leaders will come from has given many organizations pause, and a renewed interest in leadership development. The notion of emotional intelligence and its relevance to leadership has begun an important topic of discussion worldwide. We must address in detail each component of emotional intelligence. How to recognize it in potential leaders. How and why it connects to performance, and how it can be learned. This seminar will discuss the requirement of new line of leaders.


Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dato Sri Dr Sahol Hamid Bin Abu Bakar is a distinguished academician and administrator with experience spanning four decades in teaching, research, engineering consultancy, leadership and governance. He received his B.Eng. (Hons) in Civil Engineering from UiTM, Malaysia and later two Master’s Degree at the same time in Civil engineering and also Economics from Colorado State University, USA. In 1992, he completed his D.Phil. in Civil Engineering from University of Sussex, UK. He was also conferred with two honorary doctorates from University of Sussex, UK and University of Stuttgart, Germany.

Prof. Sahol Hamid Bin Abu Bakar started his career as a lecturer in 1980, gradually scaling the administrative ladder to become the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia in 2010. On completion of his term there, he was appointed as Vice Chancellor of B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India; thus becoming the first foreign Vice Chancellor of an Indian University.

He is proficient in Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Blue Ocean Strategy which he has implemented successfully in both the universities he has headed. His expertise in management and his administrative acumen has culminated in providing training to other Vice Chancellors and senior administrators of various higher educational institutions in leadership skills in many countries.

After his tenure in India, he returned to Malaysia in October 2019 and is now currently serving as advisor and Board of Directors.

Prof. Sahol is a recipient of various awards and honors; Tan’ Sri and Dato’ Sri being the highly recognized awards in Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences, Malaysia and the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia.

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HONORARY FELLOW 250.00 200.00
FELLOW 250.00 200.00
SENIOR MEMBER 250.00 200.00
MEMBER 250.00 200.00
HONORARY MEMBER 250.00 200.00
COMPANION 100.00 75.00
GRADUATE 100.00 75.00
AFFILIATE 100.00 75.00
STUDENT 75.00 50.00
Non IEM Member 450.00 400.00

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