KUCHING: Students should explore the field of entrepreneurship via the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) technology that is rapidly expanding now, urged Kolej Komuniti Kuching (KKKG) Technologies director Fadil Aziz.

The Entrepreneurship Towards Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) programme, organised by the Entrepreneurship Unit with the support of Unit Maker Market of KKKG, was held for the first time with the aim of exposing students to entrepreneurial opportunities that can be explored via IR4.0.

It was also held to add value to student entrepreneurs who are prepared to implement the technology in business.

Fadil, who is also Maker Market chairman, urged students to savour the knowledge gained during the programme in order to improve their skills and entrepreneurial values.

After his speech, a series of talks by invited panellists were held.

It was started by KKKG entrepreneurial officer Nor Yasmin Yaaman, who shared her experience related to entrepreneurial activities.

She encouraged students to be involved in entrepreneur incubator programmes to gain more business knowledge and skills so that they can continue along this path after
their studies.

The programme continued with a talk by KKKG Maker Market operations manager Luke Kenny Doring. He spoke of the opening of Maker Market to provide more opportunities to students to gain more experience.

The series of talks ended with knowledge sharing by a representative from Space, Ho Rui Jin, who described the need for technology in IR4.0 while also sharing on Digital Media Hub that can be joined by the public, especially students.

The programme ended with a visit to Maker Market and a briefing on technology presented by Doring.

Also present were KKKG deputy director (academic) Kani Linyaw, who is also chief executive officer of Maker Market, as well as Maker Market training executive Liew Foong Ching and Programme Teknologi Senibina chief, Mohd Azrin Ramli.