DR. UMMI SALWA AHMAD BUSTAMAM
Ummi Salwa Ahmad Bustamam is attached to the Faculty of Economics and Muamalat, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) since 2006. Currently she is a senior lecturer at the Faculty and also the coordinator of programs Master of Muamalat Administration, and Master of Muamalat Administration (Halal Product).
Dr. Ummi has graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) at Universiti Utara Malaysia in 2003, she pursued an MBA at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2005 before obtaining her PhD in strategic management from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia in 2012. Her academic research, training and advisory activities has been focused on strategic management related areas such as entrepreneurship, growth strategies of small businesses and their linkages. She consistently provides case study training for Malaysian Examination Council, universities as well as industries such as Institute for Labor Market Information and Analysis (ILMIA) and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). She was one of the team members for developing a Case Teaching Module for Higher Education Academy of Tinggi Malaysia (AKEPT) and also one of the committee members of the Case Writers Association of Malaysia (CWAM). She is also a certified Human Resource Development Trainer and recently certified as a Neuro-Linguistic Programme (NLP) coach.
As an academic researcher, she has granted with research grants to conduct studies related to her research area. For example, currently she is working on a research grant for University Administrator which is on the research for Improvisation of Entrepreneurship Programmes in Enhancing Graduates Employability. She has published articles in local and international journals, attended and presented papers in local and international conferences and has also won several awards for Best Case Study in conventions and competitions.