AKPK’s Personal Financial Management module gains MQA approval

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PUTRAJAYA, 7 APRIL 2011 – Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) stepped up a notch by gaining the approval of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) for it’s Personal Financial Management (PFM) module.

The auspicious event was officiated by Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khalid Nordin, Malaysia’s Minister of Higher Education.

The PFM module is specially designed to equip young adults with personal financial management skills in an effort to create financially savvy Malaysians.

The module, based on AKPK’s Money Sense – Getting Smart With Your Money book, is now officially available as a one credit hour elective course at Malaysia’s institutions of higher learning.

To date, 32 local and private institutions of higher learning have infused the PFM module based on their respective academic needs prior to MQA’a credit acknowledgment.

With this recognition, 12 more private institutions have since adopted the module.

The event also saw AKPK’s collaboration with Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) where the two will work towards ensuring every PTPTN borrower attends AKPK’s POWER! Pegurusan Wang Ringgit Anda course during their final year of study.