The 1 PhD 1 Product Program was officially launched by Professor Dr. Ideris bin Zakaria, President and Vice-Chancellor of IUKL on 6 October 2020 at the Gallery, Block 11, IUKL. The launching was witnessed by several invited guests namely Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima (Dr.) Aseh bin Hj. Che Mat, Chairman of IUKL Board of Governors, Adjunct Professor Dato’ (Dr.) Mohamed Ghazali bin Dato’ Mohamed Yusoff, member of IUKL Board of Governors; Mr. Alan Low Kian Seng, Chief Operating Officer of Group Corporate Office, Protasco Berhad, and Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Kong Wei, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic).  All PhD academic staff were present at the event.

The event was followed by a Professional Talk delivered by Adjunct Professor Dato’ (Dr.) Mohamed Ghazali bin Dato’ Mohamed Yusoff entitled “From Academic to Entrepreneurship: An Entrepreneur’s Viewpoint.” In the talk, he pointed out the need to change the mindset from mere academic to entrepreneurial ventures. He also emphasised the importance of integrity, honesty and hard work in life.