07 August 2009
UKM KNOWLEDGE ECOSYSTEM (TEI-UKM) AND AMBANG 40 UKM (Am40)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is on its way of building the track of changes and implementing the new constituent of “Satu Malaysia, Rakyat didahulukan, Pencapaian diutamakan” as the chosen university which honours the Malay language as well as empowering knowledge according to the national mould.
UKM is determined to expedite the shift through the main processes, namely education, research and service towards boosting the quality of human capital and producing innovations that are in line with the country’s k-economy and competitiveness.
In the efforts or reaching the goal of making UKM as the Leading Research University, eight (8) niches have been identified as UKM’s virtues in making the shift to be among the top universities of the world.
UKM empowers its slogan, “Inspiring Futures, Nurturing Possibilities”, by setting strategies via the transformation plan within UKM knowledge ecosystem. They are the means to strengthen and uplift its qualities, thus further boosting ithe main processes and strategies driven by the eight (8) niches as well as the transformation pilot projects. (Refer Illustration 1)
UKM’s transformation runs in a knowledge ecosystem illustrated in the form of a high soaring bird, well balanced and focused towards the goals of change, where the UKM community needs to work hand in hand with the management in reaching the target of making UKM as the leading research university standing high along the other prominent world leading universities by the year 2018. (Refer Illustration 2)
Illustration 2: Transformation Phases Diagram