IACT College

  • VSQ @ PJ City Centre, Block 2, Unit 13A-01, Jalan Utara, Section 14, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • http://www.iact.edu.my

Founded by the Industry | In 1970, the two largest advertising associations in Malaysia came together to form what has become Malaysia’s premier college specialising in creative communication. IACT College is a dedicated, talent prep-school for the creative communication industry, with 96% of its graduates employed in the industry within six months of graduation.

Project Based Learning teaching methods | What continues to differentiate IACT College until today is its ability to ensure graduates are job-ready through its project-based learning methods. Through this method, students have the unique opportunity to work on class projects with top-tier companies in the classroom. With these coveted opportunities, students engage with future employers as the education experience goes beyond theory and is put into practice.

Industry Experienced Lecturers | IACT College students are further prepared for their career through mentorship by their lectures, who possess a vast amount of industry experience. 83% of IACT College lecturers have worked professionally in the industry, with average industry tenure of 12 years.


IACT College aspires to be a preferred Malaysian institution dedicated to nurturing its students to think critically and to act wisely, with integrity and to make a positive contribution to the world.

We stand firm by our philosophy of being a college from the industry, for the industry.


In pursuing our Vision, IACT College will be guided by the following beliefs and principles:

  • We endeavour to provide a dynamic and accessible 21st century education with the highest quality that is well-balanced and relevant to the world at large.
  • We aspire to provide a fertile and technologically-driven learning environment that values social, cultural and racial diversities, freedom of speech and mutual respect.
  • We believe that we should work towards the safety and well-being of students, faculty members, support staff, suppliers and stakeholders.
  • We nurture a passion for continuous improvements in teaching, scholarship and administrative standards.
IACT College VSQ PJ, Jalan Utara, Pjs 52, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
01 Apr, 2019
Full time
This position is a marketing managerial position for the Training Academy for Professionals (TAP) at IACT College. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the growth and business development of TAP’s current and future corporate training. Business Development Develop a business strategy and direction to strengthen IACT’s position as the industry partner for training and up-skilling the advertising and marketing professionals in Malaysia. Identify trainers from the industry to execute new courses. Partner with Admissions and Marketing of IACT College to provide added-value to current students via the Pro and Plus offerings and manage the students’ progression.   Business Networking Seek out new markets to expand IACT’s offerings in the area of training. Assist the CEO of TAP in building network and relationships with the associations (4As and MAA) in developing programmes that meet the needs of the industry. Execute PR & CRM strategy to strengthen ties with 4As and MAA.   Sales and Marketing Develop and execute marketing strategies and activities for TAP’s part-time night courses and corporate training. Execute the Digital Marketing Communications plan and activities as directed by the CEO to increase leads and enrolment of participants in courses. Communicate and follow up with potential and existing clients to encourage participation in TAP courses. Manage TAP collaterals, i.e. EDM, Sales Deck, Flyers, etc. Build the TAP brand image both to the public and within the organisation.   Event Management Oversee the administration, execution and quality of all corporate training and courses. Attend training when needed and function as the coordinator/administrator.
IACT College Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
25 Mar, 2019
Full time
PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT Ensure lecturers are meeting timelines for class attendance and exam-related documentation. Manage lecturers (under the programme) welfare and development. Analyse competencies and recommend training if applicable. Liaise with the Head of Academics and the Academic Coordinator on workload allocation. Ensure manpower resources are well utilised and allocated to reduce dependency on part-time lecturers. Lower departmental expenses by effectively managing classroom usage, materials being printed, and maximising class size. Work with the Academic Coordinator to ensure Peer Observation is completed during Long Semesters for all FT and PT lecturers. Liaise with the Head of Academics and Academic Services Manager in organising Industry Advisory Board and External Advisor visits. Adhere to the SOPs of programme review to ensure that it is up-to-date, relevant and compliant to MQA standards. Communicate changes in the programme to all necessary parties. Provide relevant and accurate information for external audits such as MyQuest, MQA, MOHE and validations. Update programme plans as and when directed by the Head of Academics for smooth planning of all relevant departments. PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT Provide support and input to the Sales and Marketing Department concerning: Open Days / Education Fair / Workshops Agent Conference Other relevant activities Responsible for counselling and ensuring the progression of students from the foundation or diploma level to IAC T degree courses. Provide update and relevant information for marketing collaterals. Conduct regular activities to grow the programmes (e.g. PBL, Industry Link, Media Exposure, Competition, Events). TEACHING & LEARNING Ensure that lecturers follow appropriate teaching and learning format. Responsible for reporting any changes in modules during the Academic Board meeting. Assist HR in conducting a Training Needs Analysis and ensure lecturers attend relevant training(s) throughout the year. Ensure all documents and information related to exams is accurate and timely for the Exam Board. Ensure attendance of all lecturers during Exam Board and Lecturers are accountable for information submitted. Be familiar with academic regulations pertaining to student progression, completion and graduation. Provide students with accurate assessments and feedback promptly. STUDENT SUPPORT Increase student satisfaction rate by providing solutions to student concerns as and when they are raised. Assist students in programme planning in ensuring the completion of their studies. Provide accurate information regarding the programme to SSD to update the student handbook. Work with SSD to provide counselling to students with progression issues, difficulties in studies, and other concerns. Monitor student attrition within the programme and develop solutions to reduce drop-out rate. QUALITY SERVICE & OTHERS Ensure the validity of the programme COPPA and submit it to the Academic Manager for submission to the Regulatory Affairs department. Assist the Head of Academics in preparing for MyQuest, MOHE and MQA Audits. Assist the Head of Academics to review and improve SOPs. Assist or Lead in one or more committees within the Academic department such as Curriculum, Competition, Teaching and Learning, Assessment, Student Experience.