IPQ HELPS KEDAH STATE STADIUM CORPORATION (PSNK) TO REVIEW AND DEVELOP STRATEGIC PLANNING

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7 November 2016, PSNK has been in operation since 2006. There are eight venues placed under the management of PSNK some of which are the Darul Aman Stadium, the Suka Menanti Stadium and the Gunung Keriang  Aquatic Center. PSNK has developed its Strategic Plan for 2013 until 2017 and the management is taking the initiative to review and also develop its Strategic Plan for the period of 5 years in advance.

IPQ has been invited to give an In-House Training on the ''10 Strategic Steps to Develop a Strategic Plan for Your Institution / Department' '. The program was conducted entirely by Assoc.Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Bin Abdullah, the Director of IPQ at Gunung Keriang Aquatic Center, Kedah.

During the training, Assoc.Prof. Dr. Haim has emphasised that the '' Stadium’s Corporation should look at the stadiums in Singapore and South Korea as a benchmark to improve the competitiveness and quality of PSNK ".

'This workshop is very helpful and has guided the management of PSNK to review its existing Strategic Plan and come out with ideas for the future development of the Strategic Plan. In addition, I also hope that the Strategic Plan is not only for documentation purposes but it should be appreciated and fully implemented by the management, '' said Mr. Zulhusni Bin Mohamad Rashid, the General Manager of PSNK.

A total of 20 staff attended this workshop. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim emphasized on the three aspects which are the strategy enactment, the implementation of strategy and the performance appraisal aspects. In particular, all 10 strategic steps were discussed to develop a Strategic Plan for PSNK. This workshop is geared more towards group discussions and PSNK has managed to produce the SWOT analysis. The outcomes of the SWOT analysis would help PSNK to develop a comprehensive strategic plan.