On 19th January, 2017, School of Business Management (SBM) received the delegation from the University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. The team which was headed by Prof. Dr. Sahid Susanto and was accompanied by Prof. Madya Dr. Titi Savitri Prihatiningsih, Dr. Singgih Hawibowo and a total of 23 Master students. They were warmly welcome by the Dean of SBM, Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah, Deputy Dean Assoc Prof Dr Fais Ahmad, HODs, Program coordinators and SBM office bearers.
While in SBM, the UGM delegates were engaged in a dialogue session and have managed to reach a level of agreement in terms of academic cooperation in the future. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah has taken the opportunity to introduce UUM generally and SBM specifically, highlighting on the strength of resources, knowledge and the infrastructure of the campus and staff members. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah expressed the hope that more cooperation can be carried out to strengthen the academic ties between the two countries in the future. Any bilateral relations between UUM and UGM are deemed to be a profitable collaboration as both universities are AACSB accredited bodies.
Overall, the dialogue session was successful in providing opportunities for SBM and UGM to discuss and exchange ideas that have open doors for strategic partnerships.