SPKM: Pre-Posting Orientation Course for Home-Based Staff and Their Spouses Series 3/2014 (Grade 41 and Above)
The third series of the SPKM: Pre-Posting Orientation Course for Home-Based Staff and Their Spouses was held from 19 to 30 May 2014. The course was attended by 76 participants from various ministries and government agencies under Sistem Pentadbiran Malaysia di Luar Negara (SPKM). The participants comprised of 41 officers for grade 41 and above and 35 spouses.
The main objective of the course was to prepare the participants prior to their first postings abroad in aspects related to foreign policy, administration, management, finance, culture, diplomacy, security and etiquette. Focus was also given to topics relevant to promoting Malaysia from the points of view of tourism, investment, products and culture. As for the spouses, the course exposed them to their roles, functions and responsibilities while accompanying the officers abroad.
Reported by: Romaiza Abd. Rahman