Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was established on 16th February 1984. It aspires to primarily develop and promote management education. Its academic programs are especially geared towards providing a broad spectrum of academic knowledge and intellectual skills in the management-related areas. Essentially, it is devoted to excellence in scholarship, research, publication, and service to society by producing graduates who have the ability and high degree leadership qualities in planning and managing human and natural resources scientifically and efficiently.
UUM offers its business program under the UUM College of Business (UUM COB), The Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) and School of International Studies. There are 16 undergraduate programs offering various disciplines among which are Accounting, Finance, Islamic Finance and Banking, Risk Management and Insurance, Entrepreneurship and Technology Management. The postgraduate programs include MBA, DBA and PhD programs. UUM is proud to declare that all of the business programs offered are accredited by AACSB International since 2016.
UUM has a passion for excellence that drives the learning, teaching, and research. UUM is currently ranked at 531-540 by the QS World Ranking 2021 and the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) is one of the leading graduate school of business in the region and is ranked as the top 300 Global MBA by the QS Global MBA Ranking 2021.