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Nottingham University Business School Malaysia launches Masterclass Series

Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) at the University of Nottingham Malaysia is launching a Masterclass Series, a programme of talks with thought leaders on contemporary topics in business and management which are of interest in practice. 

Organised by the Executive Education arm of NUBS Malaysia, the Masterclass Series is a platform to connect the Business School and University community, alumni and industry partners. The Masterclasses, which are complimentary and open to alumni and invited guests, will take place on weekday evenings at the University of Nottingham Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur Teaching Centre at Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur. 

The inaugural Masterclass in the series will be held on Tuesday 16 April 2019, 7pm, on the topic of the application of big data analytics and artificial intelligence in business. The session will be delivered by Professor Alain Chong, Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. 


Professor Alain Chong

“Apart from offering excellent opportunities for networking with industry professionals, the Masterclasses will be an opportunity for academicians from our campuses in Malaysia, China and the United Kingdom to share our expertise and research with the business community,” said Dr Lau Chee Kwong, Dean of NUBS Malaysia. 

“We look forward to engaging with our alumni and industry partners in this Masterclass Series.” 

Dr Lau, who is also Associate Professor of Accounting at NUBS Malaysia, will himself be delivering the second Masterclass on MFRS 16 Leases on Tuesday 18 June 2019, which will provide a review of the potential challenges and impacts of the transition and implementation of this new Malaysian Financial Reporting Standard (MFRS) dealing with accounting for lease contracts that took effect on 1 January 2019. 


Dr Lau Chee Kwong

Future Masterclasses in this year’s series are scheduled to take place in July, August and September 2019. Further information can be found at the NUBS Malaysia Executive Education website.

Deadlines for RSVP 

  • For the 16 April Masterclass on Big Data and AI - Please RSVP before 14 April 2019 with Dr Angelina Yee (Director, Executive Education) at
  • For the 18 June Masterclass on MFRS 16 Leases - Please RSVP before 10 June 2019 with Dr Angelina Yee (Director, Executive Education) at

About Nottingham University Business School Malaysia

Nottingham University Business School Malaysia has had more than a decade's experience in providing international quality teaching and scholarship in various areas of business, management and finance, and is accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). The Executive Education arm of NUBS Malaysia works with organisations to motivate, retain and develop their human capital in a changing economic environment, and through these working relationships, the School aspires to be industry-relevant with a sound understanding of the industry requirements of graduates today.


More information on the courses is available from Dr Angelina Yee, Director of Executive Education and for media enquiries please contact, Josephine Dionisappu, PR & Communications Manager on

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Posted on 11th April 2019

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