Called the Institute of Professional Development-Open University Malaysia (IPD-OUM), the Centre is dedicated to supporting the learning and development needs of working adults by providing a variety of professional programmes that are innovative, contemporary and relevant.

Officially founded in the year 2000, IPD-OUM’s activities has benefited career-minded working adults in Malaysia as well as selected international locations such as Bahrain and Sudan.

To provide cutting-edge and applicable career development programmes for working adults, IPD-OUM has developed an extensive network of strategic alliances with recognised local and international experts. Their individual and collective expertise continues to expand the repertoire and quality of relevant professional programmes that reflect industry needs.