Starting a business in the digital age has never been easier with the aid of technology and social media. With the right combination of business decisions, smart marketing programmes and the knowledge to identify the right business opportunities, you can swiftly establish your own start-up company. At the INTI School of Business, you will be taught the know-how on building your own business, and receive the exposure you need to succeed. The opportunity to be the next Steve Jobs or Tony Fernandez is yours for the taking!
To ensure that its syllabus is relevant to the demands of today’s challenging business environment, INTI collaborates with an Industry Advisory Board that consists of respected members of the business community. These leaders of good standing advise and contribute towards the design and development of INTI’s curriculum. This constant feedback ensures that the gap between the needs of the industry and the expectations of graduates are minimised, and helps to create a robust, up-to-date syllabus which is aligned with the needs of today’s businesses, and maximises INTI’s graduate employability numbers. A key component to these outstanding students outcome is INTI’s hands-on approach to learning that exposes students to actual working conditions in the workforce through internship placements and employer projects with the world’s leading companies. INTI students have enjoyed internship placements with several multinational organisations around the country, including a 100% acceptance rate at AEON, Infotrek, Workforce.Org, Cyber Village Sdn. Bhd, and other prestigious companies, gaining invaluable experiences even before their graduation. Students are also assigned to projects based on real-world scenarios, including a marketing project with Digi to enhance their services at Digi stores in Malaysia, and an in-depth collaborative research project with Zalora, one of fastest growing e-commerce platforms in Asia. Since 2013, INTI students have successfully completed over 150 projects with consistently positive feedback from their employers.
Students at INTI are given a holistic education that covers not only academic subjects but the skills, training and accreditation that enhance their academic learning, leadership skills, networking and personal development. This hands-on approach is achieved through a variety of activities, workshops and seminars that expose them to actual business scenarios.
As a supplement to their academic programme, students are also offered additional seminars on Business English, Mathematics, Public Speaking, Statistics, as well as practical workshops in Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite.
Even before students graduate, they are set on the right track for professional accreditation. Students following the appropriate courses in finance and accounting are guided in pursuing associate memberships with certified international accreditation bodies such as the ACCA, AIA, CPA, IPA, ICAA and ICAEW.
Students are trained with Public Speaking workshops to improve their presentation skill.
INTI has close partnerships with the renowned University of Hertfordshire, UK, University of Wollongong, Australia, the Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) in the United States of America, and the Coventry University Business School in the UK – all of whom are internationally renowned for the quality and innovativeness of their business programmes.
The University of Hertfordshire Business School ranked 100 most international universities in the world1. The Faculty of Business at the University of Wollongong was ranked No.1 for Business and Management in Australia2 while SNHU is the only institution of higher learning to be ranked among the Top 50 most innovative companies in the world. The Coventry University Business School has enjoyed a host of accolades and awards and was ranked the No. 7th University for Accountancy & Finance3
Students at INTI are given numerous opportunities to participate in competitions which put their skills to the test. In 2016, INTI students proved their mettle at the renowned Rubicon International Business Case competition held in Iserlohn, Germany. The globally renowned competition pitted teams from INTI against the world’s finest students, and saw two of the teams netting second runner up and third runner up positions.
A team of INTI students were also crowned as the champions of the Dell Business Challenge 2016 that pitted students from several of Malaysia’s finest academic institutions in a bid to prove who had the best business acumen and critical thinking skills.
1 Times Higher Education January 2015
2 By the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)
3 By the Guardian University Guide 2016