To mark the 28th anniversary of Magister Management study programme at Faculty of Economics and Business UGM, the theme Innovation for Impact was raised to create more innovations to advance the nation through management science. Head of the study programme in Yogyakarta, T.Hani Handoko,M.B.A.,Ph.D., said they have campuses in Yogyakarta and Jakarta that have developed fast in the past 28 years. Going forward, they will continue to improve the quality by, among others, education programme development to maintain the international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB).
“We will develop education programme through curriculum and course re-designing, block system implementation, and cooperations,” she said on Saturday (2/7) at the Faculty.
These are expected to be able to increase student’s capacity for professional communication as well as strengthening the Magister Management programme as a business school in Indonesia that has global reputation. Established on 2 July 1988, it currently has 2,317 students and 9,841 alumni. Recently, they opened an international programme in Jakarta.
“The opening of the international programme is related to the flagship of MM FEB internationally,” she said.
Hani added they already had cooperations with 35 international universities, also opening dual degree with a number of universities in Australia, Holland, U.K., Germany, etc. They plan to have dual degree programme partnering with Queen Mary University of London and University of Nottingham.
Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Wihana Kirana Jaya,M.Soc.Sc., Ph.D., hoped in the future the MM study programme would always improve innovation and contribution to the nation. It is expected to be able to adapt to fast changes. Internal capacity has to be built with vision, mission, and value being adjusted to people’s demands.
Wihana mentioned the current economic and business environment has changed quickly. So, curriculum development has to be adjusted accordingly.
During the anniversary events, awards of loyalty are also given to a number of staff.