Dr Mui Kai Yin

Ir. Dr. Mui Kai Yin

PhD, MSc, BEng (Hons), PEng, ASEAN Eng, APEC Eng, IntPE,
ACPE, MIEM, MAFEO, MACPM, CCPM, CTM, CSM, PMP, PKT, PJK

  • Consultant & Project Director of CAREER GROWTH S/B (2018-Now)
  • Past Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2016-2021)
  • Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2014-2016)
  • Vice Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2010-2014)
  • Deputy Chairman of IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division (2020-2021)
  • Honorary Secretary cum Treasurer of IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division (2008-2009 & 2018-2020)
  • Committee of IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division (2009-2021)
  • Director-at-Large of Project Management Institute (PMI) Malaysia Chapter Northern Branch (2017-2018)
  • Council Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (2019-2022)
  • Standing Committee of IEM Admission and Practical Training (2019-2021)
  • Standing Committee of IEM Examinations and Qualifications (2019-2021)

Dr. Mui graduated from the University of Sunderland, UK with an Honours Degree in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng Hons in Mechanical Engineering).  Thereafter, he continued and completed his postgraduate degree from the University of Warwick, UK with a Master of Science (MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering).  He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD in Management) from the Atlantic University, USA; with research thesis on Multi-National Corporation Employee Retention – Human Resource Management.

He had more than 23 years of working experience on leading, directing and managing various projects portfolios in the Electronics, Telecommunication, Automotive and Construction industries, professional development, as well as non-for-profit organizations, and led more than >100 local and global new product launch/projects successfully.

One of the significant projects he led and managed was the design and build of one of the world’s largest solar cell manufacturing plant in Malaysia (>MYR 1 billion investment).  In this portfolio, he was the Senior Project Manager who led the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) functions on behalf of the client and managed more than >100 project team members and relevant stakeholders from diversify cultures and background.  This project received the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) excellence award in 2012.

Dr. Mui carries a few credentials with him; he is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a Certified PMP® Instructor with the Project Management Institute (PMI®), USA (www.pmi.org). A Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®) with the Scrum Alliance, USA (www.scrumalliance.org). A Certified Trainer with the Human Resource Development Fund, Malaysia (www.hrdf.com.my).  A Certified Construction Project Manager (CCPM) with the Construction Industry Development Board (www.cidb.gov.my).  A Competent Toastmaster (CTM) with the Toastmasters International, USA (www.toastmasters.org). A licensed Professional Engineer with practicing certificate (PEPC) with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (www.bem.org.my), and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (www.iem.org.my).  He is also a registered ASEAN Engineer and Honorary Member of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization (www.aer.afeo.org).

He has been an active member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia involved in leading and organizing various technical activities and events for the local branch members.  He was the chairman of the IEM Penang Branch (2014-2016) and is currently the past chairman of the IEM Penang Branch (2016-2021). He is also the deputy chairman (2020-2021), honorary secretary cum honorary treasurer (2008-2009 & 2018-2020), committee member of the IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division, eETD (2009-2021).  And, currently the Council Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (2019-2022), Standing Committee of IEM Admission and Practical Training (2019-2021), and Standing Committee of IEM Examinations and Qualifications (2019-2021). He is the Principle Professional Interviewer and Senior Mentor of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).

Today, Dr. Mui focusing on providing project management training, coaching and consulting services to the local and oversea clients and non-for-profit organizations.  He is currently the subject matter expert for the PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam preparation boot camp, helping aspirant Project Managers and Leaders to prepare and pass the PMP® credential exam.  He has been a competent, experienced and qualified PMP® instructor over the last 10 years (2010-2020).  To-date, he had conducted more than >150 sessions PMP® Exam Prep Boot Camp and numerous project management related workshops. He had trained more than >1,200 PMP® candidates, and more than >10,000 project stakeholders. Find out more at: www.careergrowth.com.my.

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