The Dean of SBM, Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah visited Ramly Food Marketing Sdn. Bhd, located at Taman Perindustrian IKS Mukim Batu, Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, 26th February 2017 with the purpose to strengthen ties between the academic and the industry specifically with Dato' Haji Ramly bin Mokni, the founder and the Managing Director of Ramly Group, who was also the recipient of UUM Honorary Doctor of Philosophy (Entrepreneurship) in 2016.
During the discussion, Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah conveyed SBM’s hope to establish strategic relationship with Ramly Food and Marketing Sdn. Bhd together with the other business subsidiaries with the aim to produce more competent, dynamic and brilliant graduates of entrepreneurship. SBM welcomes strategic collaboration and encourage industries to be involved directly in producing graduates who will pursue entrepreneurship as a career of choice in the future.
Puan Siti Hazura Dato' Haji Ramly, Director of Ramly Group welcomes SBM intention to appoint the founder of Ramly Group as an advisor and industrial mentor to 2U2I Bachelor of Entrepreneurship with Honours programme and work together to promote entrepreneurship in UUM. The program make use of 2 years in campus and 2 years of entrepreneurial experience in the industry.
The visit was also joined by Dr. Armanurah Mohamad and Associate Professor Dr. Norashidah Hashim. Overall, the visit has managed to develop a successful collaborative relationship between university and industry, in line with the aim to achieve the objective of UUM as the 'Eminent Management University' through the implementation of programs in SBM.