Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Executive Education & Professional Development (EEPD)


Executive Education & Professional Development (EEPD) at Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (AHSGS) is established as a training and consultation arm for Universiti Utara Malaysia. With a struggling economy, stiffer regulation and heightened competition, every organization needs exceptional leaders to drive its performance and maintain a competitive advantage.

EEPD has the resources to help you develop the talent that takes to succeed – from the front line to the executive suite. Let us help you train and educate your staff to enhance their capability towards delivering high performance, expand your pool of high potential leaders and prepare a large pool of talented managers who can make money, engage people and grow strategically. Flexible, innovative and creative, our corporate services put you in touch with experts with the real-world experience and a mastery of updated theory.

We have an extensive network of faculty members, prominent leaders in the academia, industry captains, adjuncts and visiting scholars, and practitioners who come from within Universiti Utara Malaysia and from our institutional partners and industries to serve clients’ needs and requirement. All of our trainers are highly experienced and have been involved in numerous training programs throughout the country and in the region. EEPD delivers quality that you can trust in ensuring that your leaders can harness new knowledge and utilize enhanced strategic thinking and collaborative skills to move your organization forward. As a premier source for corporate training, Executive Education & Professional Development, EEPD is committed to delivering programmes that have a strong impact on organizations and careers.

Training Provided:

- Customized Programmes

- Speaker Series

- Professional Development Courses

- External (Global) Programmes



Dean’s Message for EEPD

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Executive Education and Professional Development Unit (EEPD).

EEPD is the one of the leading and established training and consultancy arms for Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia. This   unit was established to provide tailored and customized Executive-Coaching-Mentoring-Training opportunities to facilitate public and private organization to train-re-train and unlock potential of their executive staff members to achieve continuous professional improvement of their respective individual and collective performance.

EEPD offers different types of programs consisting of customised programmes, speaker series, professional development courses and high impact (global) programmes. These programmes are designed for executives and professionals to receive short term training on subject matters pertinent to their career. The goal of these programs is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills especially soft skills necessary to be successful leaders in their industry.   

As per our tagline “igniting your human potential”, we strive to contribute to the success of our clients and trainees by providing experiental custom-tailored Executive Professional Development mentoring and soft-skills-training workshops that lead to outcomes of increased individual and organizational learning, sustained organizational effectiveness and personal fulfillment.

Executive Education and Professional Development offers you the right courses at the right place, at the right time, to bring your aspirations and success. Immerse in one of our programmes designed by outstanding advisors, consultants and trainers.

I wish you all a very successful career and a bright future.

Prof. Dr. Norshuhada Shiratuddin





 We aspire to become a renowned Soft-skills training provider in the country and ASEAN region. 


We aim to become the primary choice as Soft-skills training provider offering hands-on training, new knowledge and skills to produce more proficient and competent work force and helping them achieve unlimited success, increased individual and organizational learning, sustained organizational effectiveness and personal fulfillment.


“Igniting Your Human Potential”



Our team is highly experienced and has been involved in numerous training programs throughout the country and in the region. Equipped with academic qualifications and professional training and industrial experiences, the trainers combine both conceptual and practical knowledge to provide you a complete and balanced approach on knowledge enhancement to our clients. To serve you the best, we assemble the best qualified consultants and trainers from related industry specializing in specific attributes on soft-skills to ensure the success of our programmes.


Our approach in training has always been client-based and client-oriented. At EEPD, we believe in providing the best customized executive training to our clients by focusing on the needs and requirements of our clientele and execute the coaching-training-mentoring needs as per-requested with high level of professionalism, integrity and partnership. We value open and honest communication. We celebrate client's learning by challenging ourselves to be more creative and innovative on our deliverables.

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Contact Us

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Science (AHSGS),
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel : +604-928 5299
Fax : +604-928 5297


Office Hours

Sunday-Wednesday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm
Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Weekend (Friday & Saturday): Closed