The Faculty of Civil Engineering (UTM FKA) will start a collaboration with the Construction Skills Development Centre (CSDC Academy Sdn. Bhd.), a subsidiary of IPM Global Berhad. CSDC Academy Sdn. Bhd. is a training center providing professional short courses and seminar to the construction community. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is signed by both parties on 22 August 2017. The purpose of the MoU is to establish cooperative agreement in the fields of education and academic research between UTM FKA and CSDC Academy Sdn. Bhd., for a period of three years.

The objective of this MoU is to formulize long-standing cooperation between the two parties, in providing professional short courses and seminar program, joint research and consultancy activities, joint organization of seminars and academic meetings, as well as exchange of academic materials and other information. The establishment of this partnership aims to offer quality training related to construction industry in Malaysia to help companies and individual to retain competitiveness in the industry. The ceremony was held at the Dato’ Yusof Abu Bakar Meeting Room (BMU) with UTM FKA was represented by Prof. Dr. Khairul Anuar bin Kassim, Dean of Faculty of Civil Engineering and Managing Director of CSDC Academy Sdn. Bhd., Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Goh Hui Hwang.