Capacity Building Initiatives
Highlight on MII Projects (Report as of 30 June 2012)
Below is the development status of MII’s Capacity Building Projects:
1. Development of Professional Qualification Programmes
There are two programmes under Professional Qualifications that are currently under development: a) Basic Certificate Course in Insurance Broking & Takaful (BCCIBT) The programme received its approval from MITBA on 20 April 2012. The training material went through the proofreading exercise which was completed on 23 May 2012. The final review was done on 15 June 2012. The BCCIBT training material, completed and made available on 26 June 2012, has since been distributed to the respective departments. b) Basic Agency Management Course (BAMC) Work on the English and Mandarin translations was completed on 7 June 2012. The translation for Bahasa Malaysia is expected to be completed by end of July 2012. The Moderator’s Guide for BAMC was completed on 13 June 2012.
2. Library Management System
The test-run for the Virtua and Vital was completed at the end of June 2012. Currently, the review of the User Acceptance Test for ILS, Digital Repository and Discovery is ongoing. The signoff on the three components is expected to be completed by the end of July 2012.
3. Research and Publication for Insurance and Takaful Journal
The draft papers submissions for the third issue of INTAJ were received and compiled on 29 June 2012. The selection of the journal papers for the issue begun in July and it is expected to be completed by September 2012.