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Name: Farah Inani Binti Mior Muhamad

Address: 8, Jalan Sekamat Jaya 2, Taman Sekamat Jaya, 43000, Kajang
Selangor, Malaysia

Identity Card Number: 880119-56-5120

Passport Number: A20227544

Tel: (Home) 03-87374160 / (H/P) 012-6356798


Date of Birth: 19 January 1988

Marital Status: Single

Research Interest: International business, Cross-cultural management, International trade,

International human resource management, International finance, International marketing,

International management and International economics.


2014: International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Total Band: 7

Speaking: Band 7

Listening: Band 6.5

Reading: Band 8

Writing: Band 7

2012- 2013: University Putra Malaysia

Master in Business Administration (International Business)

CGPA: 3.406

Courses: Managerial Economics, Operational Management, Accounting for Decision
Making, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management,
Management Information Systems, Financial Management, Business Law and Ethics,
Business Research Methods, International Trade, Cross Cultural Management, International
Human Resource Management, International Business Management and Policy, Strategic
Management and Project Paper/Dissertation.

Dissertation Title: The Antecedents and Consequences of Socio-Cultural Adjustment
Supervisor: Dr. Serene Ng Siew Imm

Brief Synopsis of Research:
Higher education has become a global market which generates huge profits. Malaysia has
attracted the attention of foreign students to study in Malaysia. However, there is lacking of
research regarding the life satisfaction of the foreign students. This study examined the
antecedents and consequence of Socio-Cultural Adjustments. This paper explore whether
the foreign students were able to emotionally adapt in University Putra Malaysia (UPM). The
study also explores the relationship between Socio-Cultural Adjustment with the CGPA
results and the life satisfaction. The data were obtained through questionnaires. 109
students have answered the questionnaires and only 103 were used in this study. The study
reveals that foreign students who are Emotionally Intelligence in terms of optimism and
mood evaluation were able to adjust in UPM and have happier life

2008-2011: University Utara Malaysia (UUM, Kedah)

Bachelor of International Business Management with Honors

Class Upper, CGPA: 3.06

Courses: International Business Management Seminar, Sea Transportation, Export
Management, International Business, International Marketing, International Management,
Cross-Cultural Management, Multinational Corporation, International Business Policy and
International Logistic, Islamic And Asian Civilization, Malaysian Citizenship Studies,
Principles Of Management, Elementary Statistics, Ethnic Relationship, English For
Communication, Malay Language For Management, Macroeconomics, Principles Of
Marketing, Managerial Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Thinking Skills, Business Law,
Process Writing, Personal Financial Planning, Microeconomics, Science Of Thinking And
Ethics, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Financial Management,
Public Speaking, Production And Operations Management, Spanish Language, Strategic
Management, International Finance, Computer Application In Management

2007-2008: Sekolah Menengah Raja Perempuan Kelsom (SMKRPK)

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) (Equivalent to A level)

CGPA: 2.62 (Malaysia University English Test: Band 4)

Subjects: Economics(C-), History (A), General Education (B) and Malay Language (C+)

2001-2005: Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SMKSAAS)

2005: Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) (Equivalent to O level)


Subject: Malay Language, English Language, Islamic Studies, History, Mathematics,

Additional Mathematics, Physic, Chemistry, English For Science and Technology

2003: Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR)(Equivalent to lower high school)


Subject: Malay Language, English Language, Mathematics, Science, History

1997-2000: Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Selangor (SKSS)

Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) (Primary School Achievement Test)


Subject: Malay Language, English Language, Mathematics, Science


2011 (4 months): Malaysian Institute of Logistics

Administrator: Using variety of software packages such as Microsoft word and
Microsoft excel to produce documentation data especially preparing and collecting
the students information. Maintain and update the organisations website. Ordering
the organisations materials and equipment. Storing and organising the organisations
paperwork. Photocopying and printing documents for the organisation

2013 (1 month): University Putra Malaysia

Enumerator: Collecting data from various responses by writing up the samples
responses towards the researchs question. Making power point slides. Attend
meeting to discuss regarding the research.

2014(1 month): University Putra Malaysia

Research assistant: Discuss with the professor regarding the research. Writing the
research executive summary and other relevant information. Assist the professor in
getting information about the research dateline submission.


Award received: The best student in history subject for STPM, 2007


Library Prefect, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan USJ 12 2001
Prefect, Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah 2006
Prefect, Sekolah Menengah Raja Perempuan Kelsom, 2007
Editor of the school magazine, Sekolah Menengah Raja Perempuan Kelsom, 2006-
Member of Scout, 2007
Member of Badminton club 2007
Member of the Taekwando club, UUM, 2008
Member of Scout club, UUM, 2009
Member of the Swimming club, UUM, 2010


A.P.A Style Workshop on 25 July 2008
2013 Springer eBooks Publishing Seminar on 18 September 2013
SPSS Seminar on 21 and 22 September 2013
Where to Publish My Journal Course on 25 September 2013
Industrial Colloquium Participant during Global Conference on Business and
Economic Research 2013 on 18 October 2013
One Day Workshop on Writing Research Proposal on 26 October 2013
AMOS Workshop on 26 and 27 October 2013


Applications: Microsoft Office Words, Microsoft Office Power Point, and Adobe
Experiences in statistical software: SPSS statistic 19
Data collection
Writing and presenting reports
Excellent proficiency in English and Malay language written and oral
Able to work independently


I enjoy swimming, exercise in the gym, games and traveling. I also find joy in reading, getting
to know about current issues, attending seminars and networking with new people.


Prof. Dr. Mohd Azhar Abd. Karim
Graduate School of Management
University Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan

Dr. Serene Ng Siew Imm
Jabatan Pengurusan dan Pemasaran
Fakulti Ekonomi dan Pengurusan
University Putra Malaysia