Cultivating Perspectives. Sharing Solutions. Building the Future
Universiti Utara Malaysia was formally incorporated on 16 February 1984, with the unique mission to provide academic excellence in the areas of business management, education, IT, and quality management. Faced with this challenging task, the University has since its inception, ensured that its academic niche areas are focused on such disciplines as management, accountancy, economics, information technology, entrepreneurial development, tourism management, banking and finance, social development, human resource development and international affairs management.
UUM Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (UUM OYAGSB) was established as part of the university's bold effort to continuously provide innovative and effective business management related education. With the tagline “Transforming Leaders for Sustainable Business and Society.” UUM OYAGSB aims to produce future business leaders with broad international scope, excellent decision-making abilities and capable of executing changes for the betterment of business, society, and environment.
UUM OYAGSB is also proud of its position as the only business school in Malaysia that has a comprehensive pool of faculty members specialized in specific areas of business management such as Accounting, Banking, and Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource, International Business, Marketing, Production, and Operation. Our main campus in Sintok, Kedah has world-class facilities and infrastructure for postgraduate studies. In 2015, UUM OYAGSB has successfully obtained two (2) international accreditation which are from ABEST21 and AMBA. Moving forward, UUM OYAGSB aims to be accredited by AACSB and EQUIS in 2016 & 2018 respectively. By 2016, UUM Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business aspires to be recognized as one of the World Top 100 Business Schools.