On 12th February, 2017, the School of Business (SBM) welcomed delegates from Universitas Prima Indonesia (UNPRI) led by Mr Teng Sauh Hwee, the Head of International Cooperation and Mr Abdi Dharma, the Head of the Central Information. The arrival of delegation was received by the Dean of SBM, Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah together with head of departments, coordinators of postgraduate studies and the coordinator for International and Strategic Collaboration Program.
UNPRI is one of the Private Institutes of Higher Learning located in Medan, Indonesia and was established in 2005. UNPRI offers a variety of programs ranging from first degree to Masters.
Throughout the session, the delegation was briefed on the details of available programs offered and the facilities available to students studying in UUM. In addition, the delegation was also made known on the numerous awards and accreditations received by SBM and UUM COB such as AACSB and Beta Gamma Sigma Awards.
The main agenda of the discussion is focused on the strategic cooperation prospects that can be exploited between UNPRI and SBM such as the double degree, student mobility and lecturers exchange programs. Furthermore, the discussion also explored opportunities to tap on other academic ties like 'matching grants' and 'joint conferences' between UNPRI and SBM. The delegates are also keen with the prospects of pursuing PhD studies in various fields that can be offered by SBM.
It is hoped that, a strategic cooperation would be able to be sealed between UNPRI and SBM in the near future.