UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman’s (UTAR) Faculty of Business and Finance marked a significant milestone with the programme being accredited by a professional body, namely the Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21), an organisation certified by Japan’s Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology ministry.
The accreditation certificate granting ceremony was held during the ABEST21 International event via Zoom recently.
The virtual ceremony was attended, among others, by ABEST21 president Prof Dr Itoh Fumio, UTAR president Prof Dr Ewe Hong Tat as well as other dignitaries from ABEST21 and the university.
Prof Itoh congratulated UTAR for its success in implementing and managing the quality of its MBA programmes.
“My heartiest congratulations for getting accredited for the three MBA programmes, namely Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Corporate Governance) and Master of Business Administration (Corporate Management), which has created a global impact to develop first-class education quality
“We at ABEST21 believe that there are many areas we can explore and interact in the interest of international cooperation in the 21st century,” he added.
Prof Ewe in his speech thanked ABEST21 for organising the accreditation certificate granting ceremony on an individual basis.
“We are thankful for the accreditation of our three MBA programmes, and to be part of the global knowledge network to enhance the quality of business and management education.
“We always focus on quality and excellence in education to ensure that our MBA graduates are well received by the industry, and I look forward to collaborating with ABEST21 for joint ventures,” he added.