From Engineering to CEO: How an Engineering Degree can take you anywhere
Engineering graduates are detail-oriented, analytical and trained in systematic problem solving. It is no wonder that more than 30% of CEOs from the world’s top 500 companies are engineers. Engineering has a long and glorious history of producing some of the best and brightest individuals who are the movers and shakers of almost any industry. Why is this so? Attend our special Open Day Provost Talk and learn how an Engineering degree can take you anywhere in today’s fast-changing world.
About the speaker:
Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi is currently Provost and CEO at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. A passionate educator, innovator and an agent of change, Mushtak always challenges the status quo to unlock value. He pioneered the use of the CDIO educational framework in Malaysia and offered one of the first Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Asia (the very first in Malaysia) in 2013. His online classes, Entrepreneurship, Success with Emotional Intelligence and Global Entrepreneurship attracted thousands of students from 150 different countries. He speaks at international conferences and consults for national and multinational corporations, including banks as well as manufacturing, and energy companies, in the areas of leadership, innovation, human development, performance and technology. Mushtak is the author of Shoot the Boss, Think Like an Engineer and Driving Performance and the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Engineering Science and Technology.
Who should attend?
Ambitious school leavers who want to make an impact in the world.