Kulliyyah of Information & Communication Technology, IIUM, Malaysia
Abdul Rahman obtained his B.Sc (Hons) in Computation from the University Of Manchester Institute Of Science and Technology (UMIST), United Kingdom, and an MBA from the Business Graduate School, University Putra Malaysia (UPM) in 1999.
Abdul Rahman has more than 20 years of experience in the ICT industry before entering the academia in November 2009. He has worn various ICT and business-based hats during his career, including Head of ICT-based company, General Manager and Manager cum head of ICT departments, Director of the National KnowledgeGRID Malaysia program, Project Director and Project Manager of various projects, ICT strategic planners, system & database administrator, network administrator, system analyst, analyst programmer; as well as business development and corporate planner. He has managed and delivered ICT-based projects of sizes varying from a few hundred thousand ringgit worth to projects worth multi-millions of ringgit for internal and external customers – both national and international. He has conducted various business studies, analysis and made recommendation to upper management on:
Presently Abdul Rahman is a Senior Academic Fellow in the Department of Information Systems, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Currently, he is the Deputy Director, Office of Corporate Strategy, IIUM since July 2012. He taught postgraduate courses on Project and Change Management; Knowledge Management; System Development Methodologies; Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Emerging Technologies; and Strategic Management. For undergraduate, he has taught courses on MIS, Computer Networking, Technopreneurship and Project Management in IT. He has written one book, contributed academic articles in various international academic journals, and presented papers at various international conferences. He has engaged in various research-based projects including the RM 3 million “Development of Dementia Brain (DBrain) Multi-Agents” and the establishment of the Cyber Security Centre of Excellence for the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) and Islamic Development Bank (IDB).