Nine doctoral candidates presented their research at OYAGSB 1/2019 Doctoral Colloquium

SINTOK April 14 2019 – Othman Yeop Abdullah School of Business held its first triannual 2019 Doctoral Colloquium today at its home campus in Sintok.

Welcoming participants to the event Prof Dr Shahizan Hassan Dean – Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business in his address emphasized upon the importance of the event in terms of the contribution and impact on researchers. 


Following the dean - Prof Dr K. Kuperan a/l K.V.S.N Viswanathan, OYAGSB resident faculty member delivered his keynote speech on “Use of Data Visualization in Research”. The forty five minute presentation cumulated into more than an hour long presentation owing to the enthusiastic Q&A session ensuing.

Nine doctoral candidates who are currently pursuing their doctoral studies presented their research ideas guided by a panel of six experience researcher from the school. The event serves as a platform for OYAGSB students doing their PhD, Doctoral Management or DBA a friendly, supportive and constructive environment to present their research in progress for open discussion. On completing their presentation, participants were presented with certificate of completion.

In his speech, Prof Dr Shahizan elucidated the agenda of the event and the future of such events – the reshaping of the Doctoral Colloquium into Doctoral Symposiums. The upcoming August 18thOYAGSB Doctoral Symposium 2019 hopes to help students make good informed decisions about their research and ultimately help them achieve their goal. 

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