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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

ABOUT UCTC UPM
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What the facilities that provided at UCTC UPM?

UCTC UPM has a training room that can accommodate 60 people each, a resource room with a capacity for 20 persons, the main meeting room that can accommodate 30 people each, as well as a prayer room for all staff and public. Call 0397691805/ 1809 for booking UCTC UPM facilities. Click here for more

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Where is UCTC UPM located? Can I visit the UCTC UPM  to have a look round?

  • Located strategically within the Multimedia Super Corridor, only 10 minutes drive to Putrajaya and 30 minutes drive to the Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Click here to guide your trip to UCTC UPM.
  • UCTC UPM is publicly accessible and you are welcome to have a look round. However, access to our buildings is restricted to University staff cardholders only. You could contact us at 0397691805/ 1806/ 1809 to gain a better insight and meet us here.
  • 3
    What is the services that provided by UCTC UPM?

  • To assist the developing process of extension practices system that can be driven by implementing the process of technology transfer from research institutions to the target group;
  • Develop programs and courses or training modules in package or current demand to enhance the professionalism of staff in public agencies / NGOs and entrepreneurs;
  • Establish linkages and strategic alliances with research or innovation institutions and also the private sector for agro-entrepreneurs development and appropriate transfer of technology, through efficient and friendly extension system;
  • Develop a social laboratory as a pilot for the establishment of an excellent extension practices system;
  • Develop a One-Stop Referral Centre of agricultural extension, agro- entrepreneur, professional advancement, and lifelong learning.
  • for more information, click here


    DIVISION OF COMMUNITY EXTENSION
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    What is the Division of Community Extension role?

  • As an intermediary in the process of knowledge transfer through informal education and technical skills needed by the community, industry, and agencies on agriculture and entrepreneurship;
  • Facilitates the research innovations of agriculture and entrepreneurship to the relevant community, industry, and agencies through knowledge transfers;
  • To cooperate in the implementation of programs and activities that are relevant to the community, industry, and agencies interested especially in agriculture and entrepreneurship.
  • for more information, click here

    5
    What is the procedure to get the PUTRA Outreach Bus services for events / community programs?

    Application can be made by download the form from http://www.uctc.upm.edu.my/perkhidmatan/bas_pengembangan_putra-6314  then submit the completed form at the following address: PUTRA Outreach Bus Secretariat
    Pusat Transformasi Komuniti Universiti (UCTC)
    Bangunan Jaringan Industri dan Masyarakat (JINM)
    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Email: uctc_all@upm.edu.my 
    Tel: 0397691805/ 1806

    6
    Who do I contact if I want to discuss potential community projects or to arrange a meeting?

    Contact our Division of Community Extension's Officers on 03-97691806/1813/1815/1817/1820/1821. Click here for more info


    DIVISION OF PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT
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    What kind of courses / training organized?

  • Offer training packages and courses;
  • Conduct training courses inside and outside of the campus;
  • Facilitate UPM entities on the knowledge transfer through conferences, seminars, courses, training, and workshops
  • for more information, click here

    8
    Who is the target group of related courses / training offered?

  • Industries
  • Communities
  • UPM staff
  • International communities and industries
  • for more information, click here

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    How to get the services and information related to the course / training?

  • Log in to our web site (http://www.uctc.upm.edu.my)
  • Log in to UCTC Lifelong Learning portal (http://www.kursusupm.blogspot.com)
  • The UCTC annual prospectus
  • Direct contact with our Division staff 
  • 10
    Does this Division also offers courses or by request to other organization?

    Yes, the Division is willing to:

  • Handling course requests from outside organizations, such as universities, private institutions, private companies, government bodies, and other special mutual consent.
  • Build smart partnerships between UCTC with organizations are interested in
  • for more information, click here

    11
    Can these Division do student attachment from other organizations/institutions with Universiti Putra Malaysia for a period of time?

    Yes, we can conduct temporal external student attachments. for more information, click here


    COMMUNITY RELATIONS
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    What are the reference materials for the implementation and reporting of UPM's community relations projects?

  • Community Relations Management Implementation Procedures
  • Community Relations Implementation Guidelines
  • Community Relations Checklist
  • * The document can be referenced through http://reg.upm.edu.my/eISO/

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    What is the Sub-KPI's FOR JINM Community Relations?

    JINM's Community Relations Sub-KPIs are:

  • Number of Community Relations
  • Number of High Impact Community Projects (4 & 5 Stars)
  • Number of Community Project Grants
  • Number of staff involved in community projects (2 - 5 stars)
  • Number of Community Adoption Programs
  • Number of Community Programs in the International arena
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    What are the principles of community relations project implementation?

    The principles of community relations implementation are:

  • Based on community needs;
  • Based on research, facts, suitability & clear;
  • Start with rapport with the gatekeeper;
  • Responsive community;
  • Community relations are independent;
  • Forming networks / Collaborations of various stakeholders/media;
  • Reporting
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    What is the general definition of community?

    A community is a group of people/groups of individuals who have similar tendencies, interests, and others.

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    What is the form of cooperation with the University in the community project? 

    Among the Community Programs that can be implemented are as follows: (i) International Relations (ii) Community Wellbeing  (iii) Human Capital Development Program (iv) Appreciation of Nature and Culture (v) Incubation Program (vi) Innovation and Design Program (vii) Cancer Program (viii) Halal Development Program (ix) Aboriginal Development Program (x) Entrepreneur Development Program (xi) Community Development and Services (xii) Senior Citizens Program (xiii) University's Promotion and Expertise (xiv) School Adoption.

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    What are the 7 clusters for the UPM's community services program?

    The 7 clusters are as follows:

  • Local Community
  • Agricultural Community
  • Youth
  • Senior Citizen
  • Cancer Patients
  • Abroginal Community 
  • Child's Education
  • Updated:: 05/11/2020 [zaidi_tajuddin]

    University Community Transformation Centre (UCTC)
    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    43400 UPM Serdang
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    03-9769 1805/ 1806
    03-8946 4107/ 4114
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