A workshop to disseminate knowledge on the quantitative knowledge and its application in the industry was held at Kolej Laila Taib on 11st February 2020. The workshop is organized by Edustats, a forefront organization that provides quantitative analysis consulting and software in order to help the industry to make a better decision.
The half-day workshop was participated by lecturers and students of KLT, which are from different programs offered by KLT such as Diploma in Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Business Management and Accounting. The workshop was conducted by Mr Harley Ooi, the business consultant of Edustats.
Through the practical hands-on session in the workshop, the participants learnt how to use Excel to do simple modelling and how to make decision when there is no data to start with. For better understanding and illustration, the instructor also provided examples of case studies in different aspects such as project management, finance and engineering risk.
“The workshop was quite beneficial to me as it exposed me to the importance of using analytic skills for better decision making through simplistic way” said one of the participants.
KLT will continue to be committed in providing high quality education by working closely with the industry. This is to ensure that both the lecturers and students gain the knowledge and competencies required at the 21st century workplace.