14 Nov 2016
15 Nov 2016
16 Nov 2016
17 Nov 2016
18 Nov 2016
19 Nov 2016
20 Nov 2016

8.00 - 9.00 am

Registration and Morning Coffee

9.00 – 9.15 am

Welcoming Speech

Hon. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Kamal Haji Harun, Director of AKEPT

9.15 – 10.15 am

Keynote Address 1:

Qalb (Virtue)-Guided Leadership in Higher Education Institutions : Strategy and Sustainability

Hon. Tan Sri Prof. Dr. Mohd Kamal Hassan,

Distinguished Professor of the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences & the Advisor of Centre for Islamisation (CENTRIS), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

10.15 – 10.45 am

Tea Break

10.45 – 11.45 am

Plenary Session 1:

The Role of Ethical Leadership in Shaping Academic Leadership in Higher Education Institution

Hon. Assc. Prof. Dr. Sarjit Singh A/L Darshan Singh,

Associate Professor of Department of Social and Development Science, Faculty of Human Ecology, University Putra Malaysia (UPM).

11.45 – 1.00 pm


Human Governance Management in Higher Learning Institutions

  1. Dr. Arfah Salleh, Professor of Human Governance at Putra Business School (PBS), University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  2. Dr. Mohamad Kamal Haji Harun, Director of AKEPT

1.00 – 2.30 pm

Lunch Break

2.30 – 4.30 pm

Paper Presentation: Qalb (Virtues) Guided Leadership & Academic Ethics

  1. Seven Virtues of Leadership: An Analysis in The Perspective of Shah Wali Allah Dehlavi (1703-62) - Shaik Abdullah B. Hassan Mydin
  1. Revolution of Higher Education in Sudan, Leadership Issue and Facts - Rashid A. M. Hussein
  1. A Dynamic Model of Developing Wisdom and Leadership Potential Among Students of Tertiary Level - Md. Kamrul Hossain
  1. Academic Ethics; An Islamic Perspective - Dr. Amtul Rafi
  1. Review on The Existence of Local File Disclosure (Lfd) Web Vulnerability in Education Sector Websites of Bangladesh - Md. Maruf Hassan

4.30 – 5.00 pm

Question & Answer

5.00 pm

Evening Tea

8.00 pm


8.00 – 9.00 am    


9.00 – 10.00 am         

Keynote Address 2 :

Creating Ivy League Muslim Universities: Historical Precedents and the Way Forward 

Hon. Assc. Prof. Dr. Khairudin Aljunied,

Associate Professor at the Department of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore (NUS)

10.00 – 10.30 am

Tea Break

10.30 – 11.30 pm

(20 min / presenter)

Paper Presentation: Intellectualism in Higher Education

  1. Combining Search Techniques to Improve Access to Knowledge In The Qur’an - Mrs. Nazia Nishat
  1. Perspective and Prospects of Higher Education in Muslim Countries: A Case Study of International Islamic University, Islamabad - Prof. Dr. Ahmad Yousif A. Al-Draiweesh
  1. Can Guided Classroom Instruction Help Teachers Overcome Their Pedagogical Weakness? - Md. Sadekur Rahman
  1. Nursi’s Perspective on Science, Philosophy and Belief - Prof. Yunus Çengel

11.30 – 11.45 am

Question & Answer

11.45 am – 12.45 pm

Paper Presentation: Humanising the University

  1. How Can Serenity Be Ensured for Academicians? - Prof Dr. Haluk Songur
  1. Content and Value Integrated Learning: Perspectives in Private Universities of Bangladesh - Fatema Bagum
  1. Inductive Teaching Based Classroom Activities That Provide Better Access to Learning at Tertiary Level - Khalid Been Md. Badruzzaman Biplob
  1. Ulil Albab Curiculum at the Communications Department Universitas Islam Indonesia: A Holistic Education Processes based on Classroom and Non-Classroom Student Activities - Muzayin Nazaruddin, Ilya F. Maharika, Nurcholis

12.45 – 1.00 pm

Question & Answer

1.00 pm – 2.30 pm


2.30 – 3.30 pm

Plenary Session 2:

Knowledge Integration as a Holistic Reconstruction: The Role of University Leadership

Hon. Prof. Dr. Faris Kaya,

Director of the Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture, Turkey (IFSC)

3.30 – 4.30 pm

Paper Presentation: Self-Leadership and Identity & Human Governance

  1. Self-Leadership and Identity Construction: The Predicament of a Minority Leader - Wardah M. Rajab-Gyagenda
  1. Ensuring Equity in English Language Teaching: Implementing English For Specific Purposes (Esp) For Sound Access to The World Global Leadership - Liza Sharmin
  1. Qualities of Effective Academic and Corporate Leaders in PakistanShehla Yasin

4.30 – 4.45 pm

Question & Answer

4.45 – 5.15 pm

Concluding  Remarks

Hon. Assc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Rushdan Mohd Jailani,

Deputy Director of AKEPT

7.00 pm


8.00 - 9.00 am

Registration and Morning Coffee

9.00 - 10.00 am

Opening Ceremony

Arrival of VVIP , Negaraku , Doa

Welcome Speech

Hon. Prof. Dr. Roshada Hashim, Chairman WICULS 2016

Opening Remarks

Hon. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Musa Ahmad, Vice Chancellor USIM

Officiating Speech

Hon. Tan Sri Dr. Noorul Ainur Mohd. Nur, General Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

10.00 - 10.30 am

Tea Break

10.30 - 11.15 am

Keynote Address 1:

The House of Wisdom (Baitul Hikmah): Reclaiming Muslim Civilization from The Past

Hon. Prof. Dr. Mesut Idriz,

Professor of Comparative History of Civilizations, Law and Ethics, and Political Science courses at the International University of Sarajevo.

11.15 am - 12.00 pm

Keynote Address 2:

Universalism, Innovation and Cognisance: Seeking Inspiration from Bait al-Hikma

Hon. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Abdalla,

Founding Director of the Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) at the University of South Australia.

12.00 – 2.30 pm

Lunch Break

2.30 – 4.00 pm

Plenary Session 1:

Equity and Access to Learning

Hon. Dr. Jos Hermans,

UNESCO-UNEVOC, Netherlands

4.00 – 5.30 pm

Paper Presentation: Equity and Access to Learning

  1. Evaluation of the Role of Educational Planning in The in-service Teacher Training for Secondary Education at Omdurman Locality - Mr. Elzain Elkhalifa Elkhder
  1. Access to Learning in Islamic Education of muslim Community in the Philippines: Problems and Development - Prof. Dr. Ali B. Panda
  1. Access and Equity to Resources or Chasing Technology - Prof. Dr. Rozhan Mohammed Idrus

5.30 – 5.30 pm

Question & Answer

7.40 – 8.00 pm

Grand Dinner

Arrival of Participants & VIP

8.00 – 8.20 pm

Dinner Talk

Hon. Prof. Dr. Yousuf  Mahbubul Islam

Vice-Chancellor, Daffodil International University (DIU)

8.20 – 9.30 pm

Doa Recitation

Dinner and Cultural Performance by USIM Students

9.30 pm


8.00 – 9.00 am

Morning Coffee

9.00 – 9.45 am

Plenary Session 2 :

The Roles and Place of Wisdom in Leadership

Hon. Prof. Dr. Faris Kaya,

Director of the Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture, Turkey (IFSC)

9.45 – 10.30 am

Plenary Session 3 :

Academic Dependency and Tradition: Academic Dependency, Islamic Tradition and Future of the University

Hon. Prof. Dr. Farid Al-Attas,

Associate Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore (SNU)

10.30 – 11.00 am

Morning Break

11.00 – 11.45 am

Paper Presentation: Wisdom & Leadership

  1. Developing An Instrument for Islamic Leadership Research in Project Management - Mr. Muhammad Rosdi Senam
  1. Collegial-Collective Implementation In Virtuous Islam Higher Education Leadership - Dr. Sujinah
  1. Ibn Khaldun’s Philosophy Of Leadership And Wisdom - Dr. Nouna Sammari
  1. Leadership and Wisdom - Dr. Nezar Faris

11.45 am – 12.30 pm

Question & Answer

12.30 – 2.30 pm


2.30 – 4.00 pm

Plenary Session 4:

Funding Higher Education Institutions

  1. Tan Sri Muhammad Ali Hashim, President of the Malaysian Islamic Chamber of Commerce
  2. Hon. Mr. Wan Saiful Wan Jan, Chief Executive of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs Malaysia

4.00 – 4.45 pm

(15 min / presenter)

Paper Presentation: Waqf in Higher Education Institutions

  1. The Role of Sukuk In Liquidity Management in Islamic Financial Institutions in Somalia: A Case Study from Puntland State of Somalia - Mr. Ahmed Abdirahman Herzi
  1. Financial Sustainability Of Higher Education And Research: A Critical Review - Prof. Dr. Farid A. Sobhani
  1. Waqf-Sukuk, Enhancing The Islamic Finance For Economic Sustainability In Higher Education Institutions - Khairunnisa Musari

4.45 – 5.15 pm

Question & Answer

5.15 – 5.45 pm

Concluding  Remarks

Hon. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Kamal Haji Harun,

Director of AKEPT

5.45 pm

Evening Tea

8.00 pm



What works: Case Studies in the practice of foresight.

  • Workshop Activity:
  • What can you learn from these organizations?
  • What might be the strategic foresight function that fits best in your organization?
  • What is the core narrative of your organization


Questioning the future: Seven questions to create alternative and preferred futures

  • History of the Issue
  • What the future will be like
  • Critical asuumptions
  • Alternative futures
  • Your preferred future
  • How did you get there
  • The narrative


The Siz Pillars Foresight Process: Methods and Tools to map the futures

Graham Molitor, “Forecasting Model: Key dimensions for plotting the patterns of change, Journal of Future Studies, August 8 (1): 61-72

  • Method 1: Futures Triangle
  • Images of the future
  • Quantitative pushes of the present
  • Weights of history
  • Workshop Activity: Participants develop a futures triangle of the future of universitites


  • Method 2: Emerging issues analysis – problems, trends and emerging issues in university futures.
  • Workshop Avtivity: Participants to discern emerging issues that are likely to impact the futures of knowledge and learning by 2030. What opportunities are present for the university sector given these emerging issues? Articulate long term strategic implications.


  • Method 3: The futures wheel – consequences of current trends – globalization, virtualization and demographic shifts
  • Workshop Activity: Participants choose an emerging issue and develop a futures wheel around the trend. These consequences are first, second and third order consequences


  • Reflections of the day, key issues


  • Method 3: Using macro-history to understand the long term patterns of change

    Workshop Activity: An interactive Session – the Sarkar Game


  • Method 4: Causal Layered Analysis: Deepening policy shifts – stakeholders and university futures – Develop policy solutions and strategies based on four levels: litany, systemic, worldview and myth/metaphor

    Workshop Activity: Unpack one problem, trend and emerging issue from the view of different stakeholders. What are the ways that different stakeholders can authentically work together.



  • Method 5: CLA of the self. Using CLA to deconstruct and reconstruct one’s own life narratives. Reflect inner process

    Method 6: Scenario development and backcasting. Use of different scenario methods to create alternative futures

    Workshop Activity: Using images or drivers from the futures triangle, and/or issues from emerging issues analysis and mapping from the futures wheel, as well as policy analysis from causal layered analysis, develop alternative futures of the university sector. Backcast one of the scenarios


  • Method 7: Visioning. Creating a preferred vision

    Workshop Activity: Vision Your desired future using creative visualisation


  • Reflections on the Methods and Tools
  • General discussion on strategy and next steps
  • Reflections on learning about self, others and futures thinking