ENGLISH FOR PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IKBN KINARUT 2020
KINARUT, 16 NOVEMBER 2020 ; The Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with Empire Putra College has organized the English for Professional Communication course for the students of Institut Kemahiran Belia Negara (IKBN) Kinarut on November 11 to 15, 2020.
This program is one of the initiatives by the ministry to improve students’ communication skills, specifically for the purpose of job interviews and professional careers.
The five days program is packed with challenging yet fun problem-based learning activities. There were five PBL activities which comprise of public speaking techniques, pitching and presentation skills, analyzing job advertisement as well as writing cover letter and resume.
The lectures and presentations were done virtually via Zoom video conference. After each lecture, students were asked to do discussion in group and then present their findings.
The combination of theoretical and practical activities is shown to be engaging and effective. All activities ran smoothly, with a few glitches because of internet connection limitation. However, it did not affect the overall course experience.
Sixteen students from different field of studies participated in this program. They testified that they have learned a lot and had so much fun even though it was tiring.
On the last day of the program, the director of IKBN Kinarut, Puan Zuarini Jumai has come to congratulate the students for completing the program and reward them for their dedication to learn and improve themselves.