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Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism Management
UCSI's Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management works to
meet the human capital needs of Malaysia and the world -
whether the focus is on hotel management, tourism management, culinary arts, or leisure and recreation. Housed at one of
Malaysia's foremost private universities, the Faculty is a hub of
discovery and its presence in Kuala Lumpur and Kuching – two of
Malaysia's most popular tourist destinations – sees it providing
diverse learning experiences few other schools can.
Young, vibrant and innovative, the Faculty is the place where
aspiring hoteliers and restaurant managers obtain a ﬁrm grasp
of key industrial practices and the underlying assumptions that
make them work. By understanding the rules of the game –
written and unwritten – through experiential learning, collaboration,
innovation and discovery, our students will enjoy a head start in
a booming industry that is yet to realise its full potential.
EPP10: Chairman (UCSI University in Malaysia)
MyCenTHE: Malaysia Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Education
UCSI University in Malaysia
MyCenTHE is a national initiative under the National Transformation Programme (NTP) launched with the aim of providing Malaysia's expanding tourism and hospitality industry with quality human capital since November 2010.
The central focus of the Malaysian Government's National Transformation Programme (NTP) is to advance our countries development to high-income status by the year 2020 by focusing development towards 12 identified National Key Economic Areas (NKEA) of interest to create an economic microclimate geared towards the hyper production of skilled technical talent and inventive professionals who can flourish in an increasingly competitive global market.
Education: Entry Point Project (EPP10): Building a Hospitality and Tourism Cluster
To increase in annual output of hospitality personnel from 2009: 20,000 to 2020: 50,000.
To share of graduates with diplomas or degrees from 13 to 50%.
UCSI University was appointed (28 November 2010) by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education to lead a government initiative aimed at developing human capital for the nation's hospitality and tourism industry. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak endorsed the appointment during a media brief on 30 November 2010 at Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur with UCSI Group Chairman Dato' Peter Ng.