Group Procurement recently took home an award for the Best People Development Initiative at Asia's 2018 CIPS Awards in Singapore. This award serves to recognize MAB's Group Procurement team for their excellence in People Development. The team's winning entry was titled "The Start-up Mentality Approach to Inculcate Lifelong Learning Behaviour at Malaysia Airlines' Group Procurement." This is our war story of how the team adopts the start-up mentality to inculcate lifelong learning behaviour through innovation and creativity. They built from scratch a simple yet engaging learning and development initiative with procurement professionals in mind, applying the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) concept to include every facet of honing and sharpening soft and hot skills. They took the first bold step to play a renewed role of procurement within the #ProcurementIsAwesome culture which is described as an attitude which exudes an aura of positive energy, vibrancy and high enthusiasm.