UTAR and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) jointly organised a training programme titled, ‘Leadership Breakthrough!’ at UTAR Perak Campus recently. A total of 60 highly motivated youths from UTAR and USM participated in the collaborative leadership training programme.
The two-day training programme included workshops, outdoor activities and games to develop leadership qualities. The participants attended three workshops which focused on areas such as critical thinking, creative thinking, problem solving, decision making, stress management, communication skills and emotional intelligence. Their outdoor activities included a half-day excursion to Gua Tempurung, Kampar on the first day and a captain-ball game on the second day.
At the closing ceremony, former Dean of UTAR Faculty of Arts and Social Science Dr Cheah Phaik Kin presented certificates and souvenirs to the participants. Dr Cheah also presented the Best Group Award to Group 5 and the Best Group Leader Award to Kho Ying Han who holds the position of Ex-Co of the Chinese Arts and Cultural Secretariat of USM.
The main sponsors for the training were Gua Tempurung Outdoor Camp and Restaurant Jia Kampar.