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Successful Grand Entrepreneur Carnival For TPM College

KUALA LUMPUR, MARCH 19, 2010 – The inaugural fun-filled Grand Entrepreneur Carnival 2011 organized by Technology Park Malaysia College (TPM College) and its students today has successfully achieved its objectives and set to become a major annual event.  
The Grand Entrepreneur Carnival is organized under the auspices of the Student Representative Council in collaboration with Metaverse Editorial Board together with all clubs and societies of TPM College.
Deputy Prime Minister´;s special officer, En. Feriz Omar had the pleasure of officiating the event.
With its theme, “Beyond The Expectation”, the event acts as a platform for students to unleash their talents as well as enhance and practice their entrepreneurial and managerial skills.
The key objective of the carnival is to provide students an opportunity to organize events such as talks, campaign, exhibitions, bazaar sales, and many other exciting activities. In addition, it also offers an opportunity to promote TPM College and its range of tertiary education programmes to the general public.
Elated with the success of the event, TPM College Head of Students Affairs Department, Cik Sri Yanti Mohd Salmongel said she was hopeful that the Carnival would become one of the major annual events for TPM College.
“The students had demonstrated their capabilities in organizing such a major event within a short span of less than three months. It clearly reflects their creativity, innovative and commitment when given the freedom and encouragement to be accountable for their actions.
“We are very proud of the efforts and the harmonious relationship portrayed by our students amongst them and the staffs to ensure the success of this event,” remarked Sri Yanti.
Echoing the joy of Sri Yanti, the Student Representative Council programme manager, Aqilah binti Abdullah expressed great satisfaction that the project has provided invaluable experience for those involved.
“We greatly appreciate the college´;s trust in us to hold such huge responsibility whilst giving full support, encouragement and guidance to organize such a major event. It has definitely added value to our soft skills”.
“It has been a wonderful experience for all of us to fully understand and appreciate the challenges and realities of the real working world. When faced with obstacles, we have been encouraged by our lecturers to ´;think-out-of-the-box´ and to remain resilient,” said an excited Aqilah.
The whole-day event is expected to attract a crowd of more than 600 visitors from the Klang Valley. The closing ceremony features firework show and a Live Band concert.
Major sponsors of the event include Yayasan Sabah, Bridge Selection Sdn. Bhd., Adabi Consumer Industries Sdn. Bhd., ACE Canning Corporation Sdn. Bhd., Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA), Qis Café, and TPM Corporation Sdn Bhd.
TPM College offers diploma and degree programmes, including twinning degree programmes (2+2) with prestigious universities in the United States of America and ongoing collaborations with universities in Australia and United Kingdom. Currently, there are four schools at TPM College: School of Life Sciences; School of Engineering; School of Business Administration and School of Languages and Communication.

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Date: March 19, 2010
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