Innovation through Education BERJAYA Business School Programmes

In keeping with an innovative mind-set, BERJAYA University College (BERJAYA UC) offers young pioneers the opportunity to pursue qualifications in the field of Business through the BERJAYA Business School, namely through the following programmes:

  • Foundation in Commerce (R/010/3/0069) (04/22) (MQA/FA 1483)
  • Diploma in Business Management (R/345/4/0174) (04/22) (MQA/FA 1768)
  • Diploma in Retail Management (R/341/4/0037) (09/19) (A 9871)
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Hons) (R/345/6/0125) (11/21) (MQA/FA 1133)
    • Areas of specialisation:
      • International Business
      • Human Resource Management
      • Events Management
      • Tourism Management
      • Retail Management
      • Finance
      • Marketing
      • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Bachelor of Retail Management (Hons) (R/341/6/0035) (09/19) (A 9762)
  • Bachelor in Accounting and Finance (Hons) (N/344/6/0437) (01/21) (MQA/PA 7590)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) (R/340/7/0208) (09/22) (MQA/FA 1978)
  • Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (N/345/7/1091) (12/25) (MQA/PA 10889)

At BERJAYA UC, aspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs are coached on the right skills and knowledge to become an invaluable human resource to the corporate world. Our graduates are highly sought-after, and will have the perfect foundation to become leaders in their chosen fields.

As part of the Berjaya Corporation Berhad, students are able to see first-hand how businesses operates. Students studying a Bachelor programme in particular will have the chance to undergo a semester-long internship, providing invaluable guidance that will give them a competitive edge through real-world industry insights. As such, students will enjoy the opportunity to be given first job priority status for work placements around the world, spanning a range of industries.

At BERJAYA University College (BERJAYA UC), two postgraduate programmes are offered to working adults as well as new students.

“The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management” programme consists of several core subjects: Research Methodology and Analysis, Global Information and Communication Technology Management, Strategic Procurement Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Transportation Management and Strategic Management. The University College has appointed A/Prof. Lai Ving Kam as Head of Programme. He has more than 45 years’ experience in cross border global management and has managed supply chain operations in Malaysia, China, and other Asian Countries, Germany, USA and United Kingdom.”

“We are living in a world, where people are engaged in business that cross international boundaries. With the global nature of business, the programme was designed to implement innovative strategies with the understanding that every product that comes to the market is a result of the efforts of various organisations. It is a complex chain of big data analytics, technology, robotics, distribution channels, risk management and sustainability. Students who are equipped with the right skills, knowledge to deal with the turbulent global business environment and cope with the ever changing trends and disruptions are needed in this highly competitive industry,” said Emeritus Professor Walter Wong, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of BERJAYA UC.

The MBA programme, on the other hand, is for professional practitioners who want to venture into a new career path, take a higher level management position, or upgrade their management skills. The programme is creatively benchmarked with best practices of one of the more successful and diversified business conglomerates in the country – Berjaya Corporation. Involved in property investment and development, financial services, consumer marketing and direct selling, hotels & resorts, recreation development, food and beverage, environmental services & clean technology, motor trading, education and host of other ventures, students are immersed in a global environment right at our doorstep. Thus, specialisations are offered in the areas of International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Hospitality and International Tourism.

The MBA programme also aims to develop their business analytic skills, financial and human capital development skills and most importantly acquire contemporary best management practices. MBA students learn current strategies, concepts, ideas, and access to case studies on best business practices so that they will be equipped with a well-rounded and holistic understanding of the corporate world.

In closing, Emeritus Professor Walter Wong noted that, “An MBA thus provides graduates with strategic acumen, critical analytical thinking skills and with a new and holistic and fresh perspective to take on leadership roles in an organisation. The programme is one of the most significant degrees in the world and is often favoured by employers across the profession and business field who are seeking to fill managerial positions in leading organizations across all industries. It provides graduates with strong up-to-date analytical, technical, management, entrepreneurial and innovative know-how to challenge the business world. We encourage professionals to embrace an MBA degree, be great leaders in business and take their careers into greater heights.”

Emeritus Professor Walter Wong, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of BERJAYA UC and A/Prof. Lai Ving Kam, Head of programme, BERJAYA Business School giving their perspectives on pursuing postgraduate qualifications.

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