Better delivery-systems through Value Management in Malaysia (Mohammed Mazlan Che Mat)
1:10 PM - 1:50 PM Wed
Sr Dr. Mohd Mazlan Che Mat was a former Associate Professor in the Faculty of Built Environment at University of Technology Malaysia since 1993 with a background in Quantity Surveying and Value Management. He was also the former Quantity Surveying, Head of Department at UTM. He used to work with PETRONAS and Public Works Department (PWD) from 1981-1984. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Quantity Surveying, Master of Business Administration and a PhD in Value Management. He is a registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Quantity Surveyors, Malaysia. He used to be an Adjunct Professor at University of Technology Malaysia and University of Malaya.
He was granted the Commonwealth Science Council scholarship to deepen his knowledge and skill in Value Management in Australia in 1990. During the same period, he was appointed as the Visiting Fellow of the University of Canberra. Prior to that, he was awarded the Japan Airlines Scholarship in 1986 attending a special management programme on Japanese Industrialization at Sophia University Tokyo, Japan.
He was the first Non-Australian to be admitted as a member of the Institute of Value Management, Australia in 1990 and the first Malaysian to be conferred the Fellowship status by the Institute of Value Management Malaysia (IVMM) in 2001. He was elected as the Fellow of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) in 2000 and a Fellow of Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) in 2012. He is an International member of the Society of American Value Engineers (SAVE), USA.
Mazlan authored two books:
i. Value Management: Principles and Applications, published by Pearson (2002). The book was a major source of reference for National Guide on Value Management for Programmes and Projects’ Planning of EPU, PM’s Department of Malaysia.
ii. Value for Money: Value Management in Practice, published by MCM Value Sdn Bhd (2020). The book provides through coverage of the principles of VM and its applications, its relation to systems approaches and Life Cycle Costing. Some real case studies are included to give better insight to readers. It introduces the VfM equation (Mazlan’s Value).