JOHOR BAHRU, 31 December 2017 -A team from Faculty of Management led by the Dean, Professor Dr. Khalil Md Nor, was invited to Beifang University of Nationalities from 28 November to 1 December 2017 to strengthen and expand the current collaboration.

Both universities have already been working together for the past year. One of the significant collaboration activities is the undergraduate exchange program where presently a total of 15 Non-Graduating Students (NGS) are pursuing their one-year exchange program (3 + 1 program) with the faculty. The students will soon complete the program by January 2018.

During the visit, a number of activities were organized; among the events were meetings and discussions with Dean Li and his team from Beifang University of Nationalities on the 3 + 1 program where the second batch of the exchange program will be sent in February 2018.

The discussions also include the opportunities for post graduate studies and potential research collaborations. Faculty of Management, UTM, likewise, will also be arranging to send UTM students to Beifang University and applying for visiting professorship.

Professor Dr. Khalil was also invited to give a public lecture entitled “E-Commerce: Opportunities and Challenges” to Beifang University students and staff. The team from UTM also interviewed students to shortlist the second batch to come to UTM for the exchange program.