Sam Suresh, the founder of ModernLMS, inspired students with a talk at the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

University students at Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) participated in a talk delivered by Sam Suresh, the founder of the eLearning development company ModernLMS. He visited the university last Thursday, October 26th.

Founder with a Vision

As the founder of ModernLMS, Sam Suresh is highly passionate about creating and delivering innovative and user-friendly learning management solutions for web and mobile platforms. He has over 10 years of experience as a technology instructor, specializing in WordPress, web design, and Google Ads, and has trained thousands of professionals in over 15 countries.

Sam Suresh doesn’t just talk about identifying skills, it’s also about sharing tips on succeeding during the job placement process. With the job market becoming increasingly competitive, students are equipped with practical advice on interview preparation and effective strategies to stand out and secure coveted positions in their chosen fields.

Interactive Session and Personalized Insights

The talk featured an interactive Q&A session, where students could engage directly with Sam Suresh. They asked questions and received personalized advice on how to refine their skills and make the most of their unique qualities in the job market. The session was a valuable opportunity for networking and building connections with a respected professional in the eLearning industry.

Inspired and Equipped

As students left the talk, they carried with them not only a deeper understanding of what companies seek in candidates but also the inspiration and tools to embark on successful career journeys. The founder’s visit catalyzed personal and professional growth, motivating students to explore their potential and excel in their chosen fields.

In a rapidly changing job market, the visit by ModernLMS’s founder was a beacon of guidance, illuminating the path to success for APU students. It was a day of empowerment, knowledge, and inspiration, marking the beginning of a promising future for the university’s graduates.

Chief Minister and Minister visited MU DOT MY at NHCCE 2023–Northern Region

MU DOT MY recently concluded its participation as an exhibitor at the National Human Capital Conference & Exhibition (NHCCE) 2023 – Northern Region, organised by the Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp). From May 31st to June 1st, 2023, industry leaders, HR practitioners, and professionals gathered to explore the event theme ‘HR 5.0: The Next Evolution in Human Resource Development’.

The event drew nearly 800 delegates from the northern states of Penang, Perak, Kedah, and Perlis. As one of the 50 exhibitors, MU DOT MY embraced this chance to showcase our ICT training to connect with the visitor and address their unique needs.

A highlight on that day was the privilege of hosting Yang Amat Berhormat Tuan Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang and Yang Berhormat Tuan V. Sivakumar, Minister of Human Resources at our booth. Their presence acknowledged and appreciated the contribution of our eLearning startup to the human capital landscape. It reinforced our commitment to providing innovative learning solutions and motivated us to continue pushing boundaries in the industry.

As we bid farewell to NHCCE 2023 – Northern Region, MU DOT MY eagerly anticipates the next edition of NHCCE, set to take place in Kuala Lumpur in October. We look forward to showcasing our eLearning startup’s progress, connecting with industry leaders, and exploring new avenues for collaboration and growth.


In conclusion, participating in NHCCE 2023 – Northern Region has been a memorable and rewarding experience for us. We are grateful for the opportunity. For more upcoming updates, please visit our website at and follow us on


Recap of WordPress 20th Anniversary Meet-up

On May 27, 2023, we joyfully celebrated the 20th anniversary of WordPress at MU DOT MY, Kuala Lumpur. We were happy to have 42 attendees join us in marking this significant milestone.

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The venue was adorned with WordPress-themed decorations, and a 40cm x 40cm fruit cake was displayed with the iconic Wapuu picture on top.

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Besides, the founder of WordPress Malaysia, Mr. Sam Suresh shared about the history of WordPress and its remarkable growth within the Malaysian community. Attendees also had the opportunity to share their own personal stories and experiences with WordPress, fostering a strong sense of community and connection.

To add to the excitement, we organised a trivia quiz with exclusive prizes for the winners. This engaging activity tested participants’ knowledge of WordPress. Following the quiz, food and beverages were provided, allowing guests to enjoy delicious pizza and donuts while getting to know each other better.

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We would like to express our sincere appreciation to MU DOT MY for sponsoring the venue, as well as ORENCloud Sdn Bhd, NoFrillsCloud, and Mr. Liew Cheon Fong for their invaluable support, which contributed to the success of the WordPress 20th Anniversary meetup.

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UiTM Mobile Application Development Training

On May 9th, 2023, MU DOT MY conducted a 5-day Mobile Application Development Training (iOS & Android) using the Ionic Framework for the staff at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM).


The training focused on building Ionic 7 Capacitor apps and participants successfully developed features such as login/logout functionality and user profile editing. They also gained skills in creating various types of PHP MySQL APIs and learned how to retrieve and display PDF files, as well as upload PDF files to the server for purposes like guarantee letters. Additionally, the training covered additional topics such as utilising Ionic Storage instead of LocalStorage and implementing Authentication Guards in Ionic.

Furthermore, through hands-on practice during the intensive 5-day training, the staff from UiTM successfully developed a mobile application.

In summary, if you’re interested in developing mobile apps, don’t hesitate to contact us to schedule an in-house training session!

HILTI Microsoft Excel Advanced Training

On 19th April 2023, MU DOT MY conducted a Microsoft Excel Advanced Training for HILTI Malaysia. HILTI is a European company that specialises in the design and manufacture of cutting-edge technologies, software, and services for the professional construction industry.

The training was attended by 23 employees from HILTI Malaysia. During the training, the participants gained essential knowledge to unlock the full potential of Excel, explored advanced data analysis, and learned about advanced functions and pivot tables.

Our Excel Advanced course is divided into four units. Unit 1 covers advanced data entry, data tables; Unit 2 covers advanced conditional formatting and charts; Unit 3 covers lookups, while Unit 4 covers pivot tables and data relationships.

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Mastering Excel Advanced can help individuals and organisations improve their daily tasks’ efficiency in a simple and short-term way. At MU DOT MY, we appreciate HILTI’s commitment to global teamwork, and we are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to their growth.

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If you are interested in improving your company’s efficiency, feel free to contact us to schedule your in-house Excel training!

Selamat Hari Raya: Celebrating the Joy of Togetherness

Hari Raya marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, and the beginning of the Shawwal month. It’s the time for forgiveness, reflection, and spending time with loved ones.

We are letting you know now that the MU DOT MY office will be closed starting from 21st April 2023 until 24th April 2023, after which it will reopen on 25th April 2023. We would also like to take this opportunity to wish all our Muslim clients a blessed and joyful Hari Raya, filled with love, peace, and prosperity.

Please note that Hari Raya typically lasts for a week, so our team may take some additional time off to celebrate with our families and loved ones. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to serving you upon our return.

Selamat Hari Raya and happy holidays!

Mastering eLearning Course: E-Learning Training at AMU

We have successfully conducted our Mastering eLearning Course on March 13th and 14th, 2023, at Asia Metropolitan University (AMU) in Johor. This two-day e-learning training program attracted 30 participants and aimed to provide a fundamental understanding of LMS, its framework, and overall capabilities, along with installation and configuration instructions.

Course Content Highlights

Day 1 covered the introduction to eLearning, including the basics of Moodle, a learning management system (LMS) used in classrooms. Participants learned how to create and manage courses, add resources, create activities, and set up grading and feedback mechanisms. Additionally, we discussed collaborative learning using forums, wikis, and other tools, as well as facilitating group work and monitoring student contributions.

On Day 2, we covered assessment and feedback, including creating quizzes and exams, using the gradebook to track progress, and providing feedback on student work. We also taught how to incorporate multimedia such as videos, images, and audio, and create interactive content using H5P. Additionally, we explored advanced features like using badges to recognize achievements, setting up conditional activities, and creating competency frameworks and learning plans. We ended the training by providing best practices and tips for using LMS effectively.

A decade-long partnership with AMU continues

We are honored to be selected as the e-learning software provider and training partner for AMU. Our collaboration started back in 2013 when they were still known as Masterskill University College of Health Sciences (MUCH). Even after 10 years and upgrading to ASIA Metropolitan University (AMU), they continue to choose us as their LMS provider.

We appreciate the confidence our clients have in us and the importance of having a reliable Learning Management System (LMS).

Learn More About ModernLMS eLearning Training

Having been in the training industry for 15 years, we specialize in providing customized training solutions that are flexible and tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients. We conduct our training sessions either at the client’s office or any location of their choice, using a pay-per-day model.

Also, we provide a training kit and learning tools, and guide clients in completing the latest guidebook. Our support team is available for three months after training to assist with any concerns, and participants receive a certificate of participation upon completion of the training.

Feel free to contact us to enhance your organization’s LMS, as our customer service team is readily available to help you find the best solution.

Chek Hup PowerPoint Training

From the 22nd to the 23rd of March 2023, MU DOT MY PLT conducted a two-day PowerPoint training session at Chek Hup Sdn. Bhd. This marks the second year in a row that we have been invited to provide this training for their employees.

Unlocking Advanced Presentation Skills

The training is designed to equip participants with the technical knowledge and presentation skills needed to create captivating and impactful presentations.

During the training, participants will learn about PowerPoint from the fundamental basics to advanced techniques. This comprehensive approach ensures that participants have a strong understanding of the software and its capabilities.

Giving Participants a Chance to Shine

Besides, participants will also have the opportunity to present a topic of their choice at the end of the session. As trainers, we will evaluate each presentation and provide feedback on the participants’ slide technical knowledge, presentation skills, and more.

New Topic Introduced

In addition to the technical and presentation skills, we also introduced the way of using ChatGPT. ChatGPT is a language model developed by OpenAI that can generate human-like responses to text prompts. By integrating ChatGPT into their presentations, participants can create more dynamic and interactive slides that engage their audience in new and exciting ways.

To conclude, this PowerPoint Training is an excellent opportunity for employees to unlock their advanced presentation skills.

By combining technical knowledge, presentation skills, and the use of innovative tools like ChatGPT, participants will leave the training equipped to create presentations that captivate and inspire their audiences.

We welcome anyone looking to improve their presentation skills to attend our PowerPoint training and unlock your potential.

llaollao PowerPoint Training

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We are pleased to share that Petra Empire Sdn Bhd, the company behind the well-known yoghurt ice cream franchise llaollao, has chosen us to conduct an in-house PowerPoint training for their 19 executives. The two-day training was held at SVOFO Hall 2, Sunway Nexis Office, Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya on 21-22 March 2023.

During the training, participants learned everything about PowerPoint from the basics to advanced skills. To evaluate their knowledge, all participants were asked to present a topic, then we will evaluate their slide technical knowledge and presentation skills.

Moreover, we also introduced a new topic which is how to use ChatGPT, a language model developed by OpenAI that can generate human-like responses to text prompts. Participants learned how to incorporate this innovative tool into their presentations, making them more engaging and interactive.

In summary, our PowerPoint training covers all the basic skills needed to use the software available in Microsoft Office, enabling participants to increase their potential to a whole new level. To unlock your corporate productivity, do contact us today to schedule your in-house training session with us!

PPUM Microsoft Office Training

On 8-9 March 2023, we had the pleasure of conducting an in-house Microsoft Office Training with Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya (PPUM), attended by 20 PPUM staff members. The location for the training was Wisma R&D University Malaya, which is situated in Kuala Lumpur.

The main focus of this training was to provide participants with the basic skills required for using Microsoft Office. Our aim was to increase their potential to a whole new level, by covering all the essential aspects of using MS Office effectively in the workplace. During the two-day training, we went through various topics such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

One of the highlights of the training was the PowerPoint session, where we focused on the essential elements of creating an impactful presentation. By the end of this session, participants were able to create presentations that were not only visually appealing but also communicated their ideas effectively.

Apart from the PowerPoint session, we also provided comprehensive training on Word and Excel. Participants were introduced to the essential features of these programs. These skills are critical for day-to-day work and can help increase productivity at work. At the end of the training, participants were able to use all the basic functionality of the software provided in Microsoft Office to do their day-to-day work in the short term.

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In conclusion, the in-house PowerPoint training at PPUM was a success, and we are glad to have provided our services to the PPUM staff. Our comprehensive training on the essential skills required for using Microsoft Office will undoubtedly help them increase their productivity and efficiency at work.

If you are interested in unlocking your corporate potential through our training programs, do contact us today to schedule an in-house training session.

WordCamp Asia 2023 Recap

Sam Suresh, founder of MU DOT MY PLT, played a major role as a global lead in organising and executing WordCamp Asia 2023. MU DOT MY is a company that delivered high quality instructor-led ICT training to thousands of individuals and businesses since 2008, and we’re thrilled to have contributed to the conference’s success. The three-day event was held in Bangkok, Thailand from March 17 to 19, 2023. It was gratifying to bring WordPress enthusiasts and experts from around the world together for the most significant web design conference in Asia.

Hard Work Pays Off

Months of hard work and coordination with vendors, sponsors, speakers, and attendees from various parts of the world paid off as the event went smoothly. It was a fulfilling experience to see everything come together and witness the success of the event.

Day 1: Contributor Day

Contributing to WordPress is not only a great way to give back to the community but also an opportunity to learn new skills, connect with like-minded people, and have fun. The event provides a supportive and collaborative environment where attendees can work together to improve WordPress and make it better for everyone.

Day 2 and 3: Conference Day

One of the highlights of the conference was the networking opportunities. Attendees had the chance to connect with other professionals in their field, as well as to meet potential clients, partners, and collaborators. Attendees had the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry, as well as to ask questions and network with other professionals.

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The conference attracted over 1000 attendees from around the world who came to learn about various WordPress-related topics, including ‘How To Create A Content Machine’, ‘How Neuroscience Can Make You a Better Writer’, and ‘Why WordPress Should Care About the Creator Economy’.

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One of the highlights of the conference was the networking opportunities. Attendees had the chance to connect with other professionals in their field, as well as to meet potential clients, partners, and collaborators. Attendees had the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry, as well as to ask questions and network with other professionals.

The attendees’ enthusiasm for WordPress and web design was palpable, as they eagerly engaged with industry experts and forged connections with their peers. The positive energy and excitement that permeated throughout the event created a memorable experience for everyone involved, highlighting the passion and dedication of the community.

Over the course of the two-day conference, attendees had the chance to savour a variety of delectable Thai dishes. As a wrap up to WordCamp Asia 2023, participants also had the chance to join in on a yoga session and attend the after-party. The theme for this year’s after-party is “share your culture,” with organisers encouraging guests to dress in clothing that represents their country or culture.


Until We Meet Again

In conclusion, WordCamp Asia 2023 was a great success. If you missed out on this year’s conference, be sure to mark your calendar for next year’s event in Taipei, Taiwan. WordCamp Asia 2024 promises to be an exciting event that you won’t want to miss. Hope to see you there!

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HRD Corp’s NHCCE Wrap Up

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Curtain Call for NHCCE 2022

Over 2,500 people attended the National Human Capital Conference & Exhibition 2022 at MITEC in Kuala Lumpur, which featured 30 eminent speakers and 200 exhibits. Deep dive discussions were also included in six (6) Plenary sessions. The event turned out to be a success due to the contribution of all sponsors, strategic partners, speakers, participants, exhibitors, and visitors who attended the NHCCE 2022.

NHCCE 2022 Highlights

Day 1

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NHCCE 2022 was kicked-off by having YBhg. Datuk Seri Jamil Salleh, Chairman of HRD Corp give an official speech. It was a great start to an eventful day. Shortly after, Track 1 was launched with Anthony Raja Devadoss starting off and moderating the topic “The Future of Work”.
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The Exhibitors section was opened to the general public. Participants who registered at the counter can collect stickers from the booths during the event. By collecting enough, they became eligible to enter a lucky draw and win superb gifts such as an iPhone 14, a Macbook Air, smartwatches, tablets, and handy tech prizes.

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New perspectives and ideas were brought up during Track 2 on the topic of Innovation in the Workplace. Dr. Shang Gao, Asia-Pac Regional Director for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education to Workforce, brought her unique viewpoint to the discussion.

Day 2

The second day had a more significant number of delegates in the Exhibitor hall as they were given a more extended break time. This pumped up all the exhibitors of the NHCCE 2022 as the crowd was bustling. 

NHCCE 2022 was full of participants from all walks of life. Many new and familiar faces were in attendance as the Exhibitor’s hall was filled with people. Even after the conference had ended, the booths were still running strong as many wanted to soak up as much of the experience as they possibly could.

Till Next Time!

The MU DOT MY PLT team had a wonderful experience, meeting many like-minded individuals during the event. It was jam-packed with exciting activities all while the crowd kept us occupied throughout the day. We can’t wait for the next year. See you at NHCCE 2023!