A half-day workshop on the Gamification and Digital Content Advisory: Transforming Your Ideas was successfully held on 19 September 2017 at the meeting room CETMA UUM. This workshop was being attend by 7 participants from UUM staff.
This workshop was organized by the Innovation and Comercialization Centre (ICC). The program started with a brifieng session by the chaiman of ATS Venture Sdn. Bhd. Dr. Shahrul Azmi Mohd. Yusof which is one of the start-up company that actively involved in developing a gaming system in UUM. Dr Sharul gave speech about the potential of gamification and the related industries. The session then continued with knowledge sharing and brainstorming of ideas among facilitators and participants. The facilitators involved in this workshop were Dr. Shahrul Azmi Mohd. Yusof, Dr. Amran Ahmad and Badrul Hisham.
The intention of this workshop is to generate ideas among participants, while facilitating them on the avenues to produce relevant products using attractive tools for gamification with creative digital content.
The workshop continued with demonstration by Dr Sharul about one of the game that have been develop which is UUM Venture to the participant. This game is focus to train the student about biding a project in real world situation by using game mechanical. Then it was continued by Badrul Hisham, one of developer in ATS Venture Sdn. Bhd. to show how his M Sepak Takraw game been develop.
This workshop can be considered a success since there are interest to collaborating further from the participants. It is hoped that this workshop is a starting point for a more conducive platform for reseachers, experts and students working as a team to produce more attractive and industrial tailored creative products,which is aimed to generate income for the university directly or indirectly.