UPE is a unit that offers an undergraduate programme on part -time basis. This unit is headed by a Head of the Unit who is an academic officer appointed by the Dean and assist by programme coordinator, who also appointed by the Dean. The Degree Programme for Executives have been offered since 1997. The programme was offered to provide opportunities for working groups to pursue higher academic programs in line with current developments. More information about the offered programme can be found here.
In general, the Degree Programme for Executives aims to equip students with the knowledge and understanding of current economic, management, finance, accounting and business issues. Specifically, the programme aims to:
Nurture students with fundamental economic theory as a basis for understanding economic problems and issues;
Provide students with management theories and concepts as a platform to assist in business and management decision making;
Updating student knowledge with the latest financial, trading, accounting and marketing concepts; and
Provide students with the latest analysis methods (especially computer-based methods) to assist in decision-making.
Students with extensive experience in business and management are considered to be unique and valuable backgrounds. Their experience, as well as exposure to economic and management theories and concepts, will give them an understanding of the deeper and mature academic subjects. Hence, the strategies and methods of teaching this program more emphasize on interactive discussions, group building, case studies, simulation exercises and problem solving.
The emphasis on learning process will lead to conceptual and theoretical applications that are linked to the real experience of students in business and management. Furthermore, the combination of advisory services and experienced lecturers and learners will further strengthen the learning of this programme. Such learning programs will further enhance the knowledge and understanding of students in addressing the challenges of globalization and business and management changes with a more intelligent, systematic and professional self-esteem, community and nation. Please refer the admission requirement here.