Imperia Institute of Technology
- Key Personnel
IMPERIA is a leading higher learning institution approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Malaysia. Specializing in the field of built environment, IMPERIA offers a range of tertiary programmes at diploma, bachelor and master degree levels.
IMPERIA was established in 1995 by a group of successful entrepreneurs with a vision of equipping its students with knowledge, skills and wisdom through well-tailored syllabuses that are recognized worldwide.
Why Choose IMPERIA?
Affiliation With Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool John Moores originally founded as a small mechanics institution (Liverpool Mechanics' School of Arts) in 1825, the institution grew over the centuries by converging and amalgamating with different colleges and eventually became the Liverpool Polytechnic. In 1992, the Polytechnic became one of the UK's new generation universities and assumed the name Liverpool John Moores University. The University took its name from Sir John Moores, the founder of the Littlewoods empire, which has been synonymous with Liverpool since it began in 1923. Sir John was a great believer in the creation of opportunity for all which embodies the ethos of LJMU in providing educational routes for people of all ages and from all backgrounds.
LJMU has continued to go from strength to strength, and its now has over 24,000 students from all over the world. The University has played a vital role in the cultural renaissance of Liverpool and has taken an active part in the regeneration of the city. New advances in digital technology and science have placed LJMU at the forefront of exciting developments in areas such as multimedia, sports science and space exploration.
LJMU ethos is Dream, Plan, Achieve and its aim to provide every student with the tools they need to achieve their dreams. LJMU globally unique World of Work programme is backed by business leaders because it gives its students an educational experience that is intellectually challenging and industry-relevant, with professional skills that help them to stand out in the job market.
The University is organised into five Faculties spanning Arts, Professional and Social Studies; Education, Community and Leisure; Health and Applied Social Sciences; Science; Technology and Environment.
Conducive Learning Environment & Strategic Location
IMPERIA is located at the strategic location which can make a big difference. It certainly located at Menara Summit Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. The campus is less than 20 minutes away from the major cities of Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, and Shah Alam. Also within close distance are the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and several tourist attractions.
IMPERIA is easily accessible by the Kesas Highway, which is linked to other highways that lead to KLIA, Damansara-Puchong Expressway, Federal Highway, North-South Highway, and Middle Ring Road 2.
Flexible Study Mode
IMPERIA offers both full-time and part-time studies to meet the individual needs of the students.
Mobile Classroom (Booth Camp)
IMPERIA offer learning that can take place anywhere, not just in the classroom, and the experience has to feel natural and easy. The Mobile Classroom is built inside the academic syllabus which student will go free 2 days 1 night Booth Camp at Bukit Gambang Resort City. (www.bgrc.com.my)
IMPERIA aims to offer world-class yet affordable education programmes. Hence, the fees are structured to be within the means of the general public.
Highly Qualified & Committed Lectures
The lecturers at IMPERIA are carefully selected. Besides being highly acclaimed, they also possess excellent track records in teaching.
Qualify As A Real Estate Agent
IMPERIA specialises in built environment programmes. IMPERIA offers Diploma in Estate Management which is fully accredited by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Malaysia (BOVAEA). After students complete this programme, they are eligible to register as a probationary estate agent.
IMPERIA has set up ARIEL (Academic Reinforced Industry Exposure Learning) which aims to produce graduates who are knowledgeable and prepared for the industry. IMPERIA is embarking on a more concerted effort to expose our students through industrial-related trips and activities. Besides that, IMPERIA also conducts VALUE (Value Added Life Useful Education) which focus on students' soft skills. The objective of VALUE is to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge which will enable them to contribute to the development of the built environment industry.
Excellent Prospects for Employment
Graduates from IMPERIA can pursue careers in property management, quantity surveying and construction management. Property management or real estate management is primarily concerned with the valuation and management of urban land and buildings, both in public and private ownership. Professional activities involve action on behalf of private or public sector clients in the purchase, letting, management and sale of all types of urban property such as shops, offices, industrial premises, distribution warehouses, shopping centres, houses, etc.
On the other hand, the quantity surveying are involved in specialist areas such as project management, facilities management and value and risk management. The quantity surveyor is a key member of the construction team and its professional who not only has technical knowledge but also managerial skills and an awareness of the principles of business.
Construction management is a diverse, dynamic and demanding profession. It involves a range of roles, including management, planning and financial control of construction projects, facilities management and maintenance of completed buildings. Construction managers plan and coordinate construction projects. They may have job titles such as project manager, general contractor, construction manager, specialist contractor, project site engineer or contract manager.
IMPERIA offers a conducive learning environment with a variety of facilities such as free Wi-Fi Internet access, discussion rooms and student lounge that are equipped with TV and board games.
IMPERIA is located close to a lush town park that has a man-made lake. The park has jogging tracks, picnic spots, and benches. In addition, there are also various facilities for sports that are within walking distance from the campus such as public swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts, and community hall. Accommodation is easily available, at reasonable rentals, and the strategic location of the institution also offers easy accessibility via the major trunk roads and highways.
IMPERIA was founded in 1995 by a group of entrepreneurs to offer training and human resource development courses to the general public. It was approved by the Selangor State Education Department in October 1996 to offer certificate courses under the institution name of "Centre for Continuing Development and Further Education".
On 20 April 1998, it was approved by MOHE to conduct diploma courses under the institution name of "Institute for Continuing Development and Further Education" (ICDFE). Among the diploma and degree programmes approved by MOHE were :
- Diploma in Construction Management
- Diploma in Estate Management
- Diploma in Quantity Surveying
- Diploma in Interior Architecture
- BSC (Hons) Quantity Surveying & Cost Management (3+0) Liverpool John Moores University, U.K.
- BSC (Hons) Real Estate Management & Development (3+0) Liverpool John Moores University, U.K.
Academic collaborations and links with foreign education institutions for twinning, franchise and credit transfer programmes have also been established. More Diplomas, Franchised Degrees and Postgraduate programmes are in the pipeline.
Mr. Leong Sat Sing
CEO/Principal , Imperia Institute of Technology
Mr. Leong Sat Sing was appointed the Principal of IMPERIA Institute of Technology in early 2011. He holds an MBA degree from Heriot-Watt University and a bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from University Malaya.
Mr. Leong has built his expertise and experience largely in the field of private higher education development and marketing for the past 25 years. He started off as a lecturer in a college in 1987, but was soon promoted as the college's Deputy Principal and actively drove the promotion and marketing of the institution. In 1993, he started the Marketing Department of INTI College then, and helped the enrolment of the group of colleges to its unprecedented peak in the 8 years of his service.
By 2001, Mr. Leong once again started a department at INTI College – The Education Consultancy Office – which functioned as an SBU of the college to drive franchising and collaboration with institutions abroad. After 5 years of this successful endeavour, he ventured into the training industry.
Mr. Leong was then engaged as a Training Director for a global manufacturing company, and spearheaded the approval of the licensing of the Training Centre. He had successfully organised and presented in various training programmes for the internal and external workforce.
Subsequently, Mr. Leong was called back to join INTI, then known as the INTI Laureate Group of Institutions in Malaysia, and headed the international sales and marketing for the Group. He continues to be strategic, insightful and resourceful in the marketing, development and growth of the private education industry.