The BERJAYA Business School
“Let Business Excellence Be Your Trademark to Success.”
KUALA LUMPUR: The BERJAYA Business School of BERJAYA University College (BERJAYA UC) may be the new kid on the block but the Master of Business Administration 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.
Taking an MBA is crucial for professional practitioners who want to venture into a new career path, take a higher level management position, or upgrade their management skills. The MBA programme, 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.
“The rigorous curriculum and structure of the programme had pushed me out of my comfort zone and challenged me to a higher level of what I thought I was capable of doing. I can honestly say that it has been a challenging yet very rewarding experience for me,” says Suresh Raj Muhmurti, an MBA alumni from the inaugural intake.
“Majority of MBA students are equipped with skills that are transferable in new roles giving them an edge over their peers. At BERJAYA Business School, our curriculum is industry driven and the courses are current with industry trends. We have a strong team or industry leaders: Professor Dr. Dileep Kumar M. who is a specialist in Management and Human Resource Management, Associate Professor Dr. Lai Ving Kam who has more than 45 years’ experience in cross border global management and has managed logistics and supply chain operations in Asian Countries, Germany, USA and United Kingdom. Hence, our students will be receiving tuition from great business minds. We also invite established industry leaders to share their wealth of knowledge and experience and present them as case studies for our students,” says Michael Liew, Head of BERJAYA Business School.
Associate Professor Dr. Lai Ving Kam, shared his thoughts on taking an MBA, “I specialised in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This specialisation opens up doors to a new world of connectivity and vibrancy. Networking is essential and the connections you forge during your MBA should be that nucleus for your future careers. Taking an MBA makes students more adaptive and resourceful in managing and leading a team of professionals.”
In closing, Emeritus Professor Walter Wong, Chief Executive & Vice-Chancellor of BERJAYA University College noted that, “An MBA thus provides graduates with a new and holistic perspective for the highly competitive business world. 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 embrace an MBA degree and be a great leader in business.”