Tan Sin Sieng

Academic Qualifications

Master of Science (Project Management)
Curtin University | 2014

Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
University of Adelaide | 2003

Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)
University of Adelaide | 2003

Office No.

+60 85 630100 ext. 2802

Room No.

No. 33, Row 2

Employment History 

  1. Lecturer
    Curtin University Sarawak
    2012 – 2014
  2. Relationship Manager (Premier Banking)
    RHB Bank
    2012 
  3. Retail Business Center Officer (SME Loan)
    CIMB Bank
    2008
  4. Personal Financial Consultant: Managing Customers Finance: Portfolio Relationship Manager (Premier Banking)
    OCBC Bank
    2007
  5. Teacher 
    Sekolah Menengah Kerajaan Patiambun Limbang
    2005
  6. Diploma and Pre-U Facilitator/Lecturer
    Trainer for TESOL
    Head of English Department (contract between Prime College and Pei Min)
    Prime College Miri
    2005
  7. Customer Relation Telemarketing: Marketing and Customer Service: Credit Card Facilities
    Citibank, Kuala Lumpur
    2004
  8. Personal Financial Consultant: Managing customers’ finance portfolio
    Hong Leong Bank, Kuala Lumpur
    2004
  9. Audit Trainee
    Ernst & Young
    2002
  10. Accounting Trainee
    Chin Lau & Partners Public Accountants
    2001

Unit Taught

  1. Introduction to Business Studies 061
    Semester 1, 2017
  2. Leadership Innovation and Critical Thinking
    Semester 1, 2017
  3. Business Information Technology
    Semester 1, 2014
  4. Manage Project
    Semester 1, 2012
  5. Manage Personal Work Priorities
    Semester 1, 2012
  6. Write Persuasive Copy
    Semester 1, 2012
  7. Manage Programs that Promote Personal Effectiveness
    Semester 1, 2012

Research Interests

Teaching and Learning, Organizational Behaviour: Psychological Capital

Conference Proceedings

Tan, S.S. “Factors Affecting Academic Staff Turnover and Retention Failure in Australian Offshore University, Borneo”, One Curtin International Postgraduate Conference 2018: Innovation in Science, Engineering and Technologies, 26-28 November 2018, Miri, Malaysia.

Phua, S.H., Chai, W.H., Tan, S.S., “Comparison of effectiveness between teacher-centered and student-centered approaches in teaching Commerce Mathematics: A case study of foundation studies in Curtin University Malaysia” One Curtin International Postgraduate Conference 2018: Innovation in Science, Engineering and Technologies, 26-28 November 2018, Miri, Malaysia.

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