Tuesday, July 28, 2015

MoU Signing with Samhbram

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today between Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and the Samhbram Group of Institutions.  Specifically, international collaborations in research, publication and staff exchange will be initiated by the Accounting Research Institute (ARI) and the Sambhram Academy of Management Studies (SAMS). Whilst ARI is Malaysia's Higher Institutions' National Centre of Excellence, SAMS is an educational initiative of the Sambhram Group. SAMS is located in the silicon city, Bangalore, a technology hub and home to many leading national and multinational corporations. The college is situated within the sprawling Sambhram campus. Set in an idyllic atmosphere rich in greenery, the campus is ideal for academic, research, cultural and sports activities. ISO 9001:2000 certified, SAMS is accredited by NAAC.  The MoU is signed by UiTM's Vice Chancellor (in absentia), Tan Sri Prof Ir Dr Sahol Hamid Abu Bakar and Samhbram's Vice President Mr V. Nagaraj.  SAMS Director Professor K.C Mishra and Professor Dr Normah Omar stood as witnesses for the MoU.  Earlier on, ARI fellows visited SAMS and had discussions with faculty members who are keen to participate in collaborative research projects with ARI in the areas of corporate governance, management accounting and financial criminology.