Ir. Dr. Mui Kai Yin
PhD, MSc, BEng (Hons), Dip, PEng, ASEAN Eng, APEC Eng, IntPE(MY), ACPE, FIEM, FAAET, Hon MAFEO, MACPM, CCPM, CTM, CSM, AHPP, PMI-ACP, PMP, DJN, PKT, PJK
• Consultant & Project Director of CAREER GROWTH S/B (2018-Now)
• Past Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2016-2022)
• Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2014-2016)
• Vice Chairman of IEM Penang Branch (2010-2014)
• Deputy Chairman of IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division (2020-2022)
• Honorary Secretary cum Honorary Treasurer of IEM Electronic Engineering
Technical Division (2008-2009 & 2018-2020)
• Committee of IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division (2010-2017)
• Protem & Committee of IEM Material Engineering Technical Division (2021-2022)
• 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 (2019-2022)
• Standing Committee of IEM Examinations and Qualifications (2019-2022)
• Professional Interview Coordinator of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia Penang Branch (2020-2025)
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 a research thesis on Multi-National Corporation Employee Retention – Human Resource Management.
He had more than 24 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 plants 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 diverse cultures and backgrounds. 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, a Certified Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®), and a Certified Agile Hybrid Project Professional (AHPP) 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 Corporation, Malaysia (www.hrdcorp.gov.my). A Certified Construction Project Manager (CCPM) and a Certified CCPM Trainer 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 a 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). A Registered APEC Engineer and International Professional Engineer (IntPE) with the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) (www.apec-emf.org). An Associate Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (www.aaet-asean.org). 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 members and communities. He was the Chairman of the IEM Penang Branch (2014-2016) and is currently the Past Chairman of the IEM Penang Branch (2016-2023). He is also the Deputy Chairman (2020-2022), Honorary Secretary cum Honorary Treasurer (2008-2009 & 2018-2020), Committee Member of the IEM Electronic Engineering Technical Division, eETD (2009-2022). Protem Committee (2021) and Committee Member of the IEM Material Engineering Technical Division (2021-2022). And, currently the Council Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (2019-2022), Standing Committee of IEM Admission and Practical Training (2019-2022), and Standing Committee of IEM Examinations and Qualifications (2019-2022). Appointed as the Professional Interview Coordinator of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia Penang Branch (2020-2025). He is the Principle Professional Interviewer with IEM and BEM. Senior Mentor of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM). Also, a Panel Evaluator of the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC).
Today, Dr. Mui focuses on providing project management training, coaching and consultancy 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®), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®), and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exam preparation boot camp, helping aspirant Project Managers/Directors, Project Leaders and Project Teams to prepare and pass the PMP®, PMI-ACP® and CAPM® credential exams. He has been a competent, experienced, and qualified PMP® instructor over the last 12 years (2010-2022). To-date, he has conducted more than >200 sessions PMP® Exam Prep Boot Camp and more than >500 project management related workshops. He has trained more than >1,500 PMP® candidates, and more than >10,000 project stakeholders. Find out more at: www.careergrowth.com.my.