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YBhg. Datuk/Dato’/Prof/Tuan/Puan,

Dengan segala hormatnya perkara di atas adalah dirujuk.

2. Sukacita dimaklumkan Office of International Affairs (OIA) memohon kerjasama daripada YBhg. Datuk/Dato’/Prof/Tuan/Puan untuk menghebahkan program Chungnam National University Summer Session for International Students 2016 (CNU SSIS) kepada pelajar-pelajar UiTM yang berminat.

3. Untuk sebarang pertanyaan boleh dirujuk kepada:

1) Dr Zaibunnisa Abdul Haiyee
Koordinator ISD
Tel: 03-5544 2014
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2) Encik Errol Haizi Badarodin
Pegawai Eksekutif, ISD
Tel: 03-5544 2190
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4. Bersama-sama ini disertakan maklumat mengenai program tersebut untuk makluman YBhg. Datuk/Dato’/Profesor/Tuan/Puan.

Sekian, terima kasih.

FBM and FA Now Are Affiliated Member of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Faculty of Business Management and Faculty of Accountancy are pursuing accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a premier US-based accrediting agency for business and accountancy school. This accreditation will place UiTM’s business and accountancy programs at par with some of the finest universities in the world. The accreditation process involves a comprehensive assessment of the Faculty’s teaching and research activity, academics and strategies for the advancement of the business and accountancy programs.

The idea of getting AACSB accreditation was initiated by the former Vice Chancellor, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Prof Dr Ibrahim Abu Shah. God willing, with the full support from Tan Sri VC and the commitment of two faculties, the first step of accreditation, that is being admitted as a member of AACSB, is completed.  UiTM now is officially an affiliated member of AACSB International. The two faculties are now gearing up for the next several steps towards full accreditation of AACSB.

The Faculty of Business Management of Universiti Teknologi MARA, is honored to receive accreditations by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Malaysia and The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). This recognition indicates that a certificate, diploma or degree program offered by the faculty has attained the quality standards and criteria set by both institutions. The accreditations are in the delivery of the following programs:

 

Program

Accreditation by

1.

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Transport

CILT

2.

Introductory Certificate in Marketing

CIM

3.

Professional Certificate in Marketing

CIM

4.

Professional Diploma in Marketing

CIM

5.

Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

CIM

CILT Certificate

CIM Certificate

FACULTY OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND THE INDUSTRY

 On the 20th February 2013, the Faculty of Business Management (FBM) had the opportunity to have two discussion sessions with representatives from Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad and Ardent Education Consultants Sdn Bhd, respectively. The discussions were timely as it is the aspiration of UiTM’s Vice Chancellor that the university has a firmer and more effective linkage with the industry. We believe that the discussions would lead to a win-win situation for both FBM and respective companies in the following collaborative aspects:

  1. the companies would provide the opportunity for final semester FBM students to undertake practical or industrial training attachments with these companies
  2. the companies would provide employment opportunity for fresh graduates from the faculty
  3. the companies could be an avenue for lecturers from FBM to do their industrial attachment stints
  4. the companies could provide the opportunity for FBM lecturers to do research in the areas of finance, insurance and economics with research findings that would benefit the university and the respective companies 

The discussions ended on a positive note and that further meetings would be held to ensure the desired objectives are met.


From left to right: Deputy Dean (Research and Industrial Linkage) of FBM, Associate Professor Dr Jaafar Pyeman, FBM’s Head of Finance and Economics Services Center, Professor Dr Catherine Ho Soke Fun and Project Head, Agency Development from Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad, Mr Khairul Affendy Salleh

From left to right: Professor Dr Catherine Ho Soke Fun, Associate Professor Dr Jaafar Pyeman, Suhaimi Ramly (Managing Director of Ardent Educational Consultants Sdn Bhd) and Luqman Zulhusni Ismael (Trainer from Ardent Educational Consultants Sdn Bhd)

The next day, FBM had another fruitful meeting with representatives from Innovation Associates Consulting Sdn Bhd and CareerXcell Sdn Bhd of the iA group. The companies are keen to engage in a meaningful relationship with the faculty especially in providing internship and career opportunities for FBM students and fresh graduates as well as research collaborations with academicians from the faculty. A total of 6 initiatives have been identified and would be explored further to bring a significant outcome to both parties.


The Dean of Faculty of Business Management, Professor Dr Faridah Hj Hassan (second from left) relating some of the students’ experiences during their industrial training program to representatives from the iA group.

 

Deputy Dean of FBM (Research and Industrial Linkage), Associate Prof Dr Jaafar Pyeman (left) with the Chief Operating Officer of CareerXcell Sdn Bhd, Czarina Alia Abdul Razak (right)

The Faculty of Business Management is embarking on a more aggressive internationalization agenda so that the faculty and UiTM can benefit from the international linkages generated with foreign universities and industries. Recently, the management of the faculty had a discussion with Mr Andrew Paltridge, who is the Director, International, from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. The Queensland University of Technology is a highly ranked business research university in Australia. It is triple accredited by AACSB, Equis and Association of MBAs. In addition, it is a research-intensive university, focusing on areas such as, among many others, economics, finance, and entrepreneurship. It is hoped that with this meeting, the faculty will be able to collaborate with QUT and learn what it takes to become a leading research faculty, thus paving the way for UiTM to be a research -intensive institution. The faculty also hopes to develop close ties with QUT Business School in student exchange, joint PhD supervision, cohort PhD, and joint research programs.

Discussion with Mr Andrew Paltridge


Meanwhile, on 29th March 2013, the faculty had a discussion with Mr Fred Ko You Sing who is the Adjunct Professor of Management and IMBA Program Director from the Graduate School of Management of Communication University of China in Beijing. Mr Ko was accompanied by Mr Por Yew Guan who is the Regional Representative (Malaysia & Singapore) from the same institution. The Dean of FBM, Professor Dr Faridah Hj Hassan, led the discussion together with the management team from FBM, IBE and also AAGBS. The discussion ended on a high note where both parties agreed on collaborations such as student exchange, short courses, staff exchange and joint research.

From left to right:
Back row: Dr Meor Harris Meor Harun, Associate Prof Dr Jaafar Pyeman, Mr Por Yew Guan.
Front row: Prof Dr Zuriah Abd Rahman, Prof Dr Faridah Hj Hassan, Mr Fred Ko You Sing, Associate Prof Dr Rosidah Musa. 


Exchanging mementos from both institutions

The launch of FBM and AAGBS entrepreneurship program and motto “Actualizing Entrepreneurial Knowledge is Our Business”

The Faculty of Business Management is pleased to announce that the Faculty of Business Management (FBM), together with Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School (AAGBS) has successfully launched the Entrepreneurship program and motto for both schools titled “Actualizing Entrepreneurial Knowledge is Our Business”. The event was held on 22nd May 2013 at DK300, UiTM Puncak Alam campus. It was officiated by Prof. Dr. Razmi Chik, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Entrepreneurship) of UiTM. At the event, the Entreprenurship Blueprint was signed which marked a more aggressive and concerted effort by FBM and AAGBS in inculcating and enhancing entrepreneurship culture and spirit among staff and students from both schools.


From left to right: Prof Dr Razmi Chik, Prof Dr Faridah Hj Hassan, Prof Dr Zuriah Abd Rahman, Associate Prof Dr Jaafar Pyeman and Dr Sofian Shamsuddin.


The Dean of Faculty of Business Management, Prof Dr Faridah Hj Hassan, signing the Entrepreneurship Blueprint.


The Director of AAGBS, Prof Dr Zuriah Abd Rahman, signing the blueprint


A token of appreciation to Prof Dr Razmi Chik

The following distinguished persons have been invited to serve as a member of the faculty in the capacity of visiting professor due to their expertise in their respective fields. Throughout their tenure, they have contributed to the advancement in research, teaching and publication endeavors at the Faculty of Business Management, Arshad Ayub Graduate Business Schools and Institute of Business Excellence.

NAME

AREA/POSITION

TENURE

Prof Andrew Newman

Professor of Marketing and Strategy, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

2012

Prof Mohamed Ariff

Professor of Finance, Bond University, Australia

2009-2011

Prof Emeritus Karl Lennart Bang

Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

2009-2011

Prof Dr Elias M. Awad

Professor of Organizational Behavior & HR Information, University of Virginia, USA

2009-2011

Dr Gary James Clayton

 

Lecturer, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA

2009-2011

Professor Dr James Ross Booth Christopher L Keely Endowed Chair of Applied Investment Management and Professor of Finance, DePaul University, Chicago, USA 2013-2014



Prof Dr James Ross Booth delivering a lecture on 'IPO Underpricing' to the lecturers and students of Faculty of Business Management - 28 March 2013