Students may apply to participate in any of the Student Exchange Programmes at our partnering foreign universities. To apply, students need to follow the steps below:

  • Check  the  list  and  details  of  the  505  partner  universities  in  55   different   countries  through http:/
  • Check for the courses offered and information on the student exchange programme on the partnering University’s website.
  • Check out the application procedures and financial provisions through the International Student Centre website (http:/ ISC provides funding for exchange programme purposes.
  • Get advice from the Faculty Coordinator for Student Exchange regarding the suitability of courses to  be taken.
  • Student who receive insufficient funding from ISC may apply for the Lim Goh Tong Student Exchange Award by applying to the Dean of the Faculty.


    Some of our partnering universities through MoU/MoA are:

  • Akita International University, Japan
  • Australia National University, Australia
  •  Chungbuk National University, Korea
  • Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Daejeon University, Korea
  • EBS Universitat fur Wirtschaft und Recht (formerly known as European Business School (EBS)), International, Germany
  • Ecole Superieure Des Sciences Commerciales D’angers (ESSCA) School of Management, France
  • Ewha Womans University, Korea
  • George Simon Ohm Fachhochschule Nuernberg (George Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg), Germany
  • Korea University, Korea
  • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
  • S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, India
  • Tsinghua University, Beijing P.R China
  • Universitas Pancasila, Indonesia
  • University of New South Wales, Australia
  • University of Seoul (UOS), Korea
  • WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallender, Germany

Courses Offered for Exchange Students
CID1001 Management Information System


The course focuses on the applications of information technology in business. The course will discuss how companies use information technology and information systems to coordinate activities, make decisions, and acquire knowledge to create business value. Supply chain management, customer relationship management, knowledge management and enterprise resource planning systems will also be discussed.  Real world business issues and group projects to enhance student learning are also covered.

CIX1003 Business Statistics

Topics that will be discussed include terminology and uses of statistics, presentation of descriptive data, concept of probability, discrete and continuous random variables, statistical inference mainly in sampling and hypothesis testing.  Techniques such as t-test, chi-squared test, analysis of variance (ANOVA), linear regression and correlation will also be discussed.

CIX1004 Quantitative Analysis For Business


This course aims to expose students to the importance of developing logical thinking especially in business-related problems.  Topics include introduction to algebra, linear and non-linear functions, exponential functions, differentiation, integration and matrix algebra.

CID2001 Operation Management


This course introduces the key concepts used to design, monitor and improve business processes using principles of operational management. It includes various aspects of the production function including forecasting, facility capacity and layout, quality control, just-in-time, inventory management and productivity. The course further exposes students to various operational techniques and models that could facilitate in decision making. The course also discusses various current issues that could impact the operation management strategies of a manufacturing or service firm.

CIA2002 Accounting Information System


This course exposes students to the accounting information systems in organizations. It covers the accounting cycle, risk, and control elements in accounting information system. Students will be required to use an accounting system application package.

CIA1001 Introductory Accounting


The course introduces and discusses the basis of accounting which includes the definition of accounting, accounting principles, accounting equation and financial statements, recording and information system of accounting and income and expenditure concept. It also covers accounting for merchandising business, inventory, financial assets, non-current assets, partnership and companies. Other aspects include analysis and interpretation of financial ratios. Relevant ethical issues will also be exposed.

CIA2007 Commercial Law


This course is designed to give a general overview of commercial law in Malaysia. First, it will introduce the Malaysian legal system. This will include the sources of laws, separation of powers, administration of justice, application of English law, and the position of Shari’ah law.

Secondly, this course will inculcate the basic understanding of the law of contracts as the governing principles in all commercial transactions. Among the topics discussed are elements of a contract, types of discharges and the remedies where there is a breach.

CIA2008 Company Law


The course will first discuss the concept of partnership and the rights and liabilities of partners. Then, it will examine the types and features of a company, the incorporation of a company, the company’s constitution, the duties, liabilities and rights of a director, company secretary and member. This course will also cover the types of fundraising by a company, i.e. through the issuance of shares and debentures, and the importance of capital maintenance. The course will also include a discussion on the types of company meetings and resolutions. The final topic is on the liquidation of a company.

CIB1001 Management


In general, this course will cover the four major principles of management, i.e. planning, organizing, leading and controlling. These four principles make up the management process. Description of management process will be explained in terms of the changes in the environment, particularly the way globalization affect management. In this course, students will be also exposed to other important aspects of management such as ethics and social responsibility, making decisions, organization’s culture, etc.

CIB1002 Human Resource Management


This course introduces students to the concepts, principles, and functions involved in developing human resource systems.  These systems include staffing, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation as well as benefits, and services.

CIX1005 Business Communication: A Critical Thinking Approach


This course is based on the conviction that thinking is an ability that can be developed and improved through guidance and practice.  It is designed to help develop fundamental thinking abilities such as clarifying, analysing and evaluating arguments; and developing attitudes of open-mindedness and curiosity.  These are needed for success in academic courses, in solving problems and making informed decisions in life.  The course integrates the development of both critical (evaluation) and creative (synthesis) thinking abilities within communication situations such as emphasizing empathy between speaker and the audience, interpersonal communication, the use of language and nonverbal messages.

CIB2001 Organizational Behavior


This course is an introductory to explore issues in organizational behaviour in the context of work environment in business organization.  Students will be exposed to various theories in organizational behaviour.  Among topics covered include group dynamic, negotiation, motivation, leadership and organizational politics.

CIB2002 Business Law


Throughout, this course, the students shall be able to apply, discuss, explain and identify the relevant provisions of the law relating to the Malaysian legal system, contracts, agency, partnership and the law of tort.

CIB3001 Business Ethics


Students are taught on western ethical theories such as the Theory of Utilitarian Ethics, Kant, Integrated Social Contract and etc. In addition, the students are also exposed to the Islamic Ethical Theories which serve as a comparison. This is coupled with some management theories and strategies on how ethical decisions are made especially those related to the employees and consumers/customers. Students are also presented to the approaches of the theories' followers in justifying the organization culture within the business functions.

CIB3002 Strategic Management


This is a capstone course, which integrates materials and knowledge acquired form prior courses conducted earlier in the program. This course emphasizes on the strategic management process to chart the future strategies of organizations. This course demonstrates how other areas of study, for instance: management, marketing, accounting, law, production/operations, research and development and information system can be integrated with the latest strategic management tools to achieve organizational success.

CIB3003 International Business Management


This course emphasizes the macro aspects of international business, particularly the external environmental factors.  In addition, it explains the workings of the multinationals, using the functional approach in elaborating about how multinationals manage the marketing, human resource, production and other relevant functions. All these are within the framework of globalization and the information communications technology which have impacted international business in the last 50 years.

CIF1001 Principles of Marketing


Students will learn amongst others: the basic concepts and theories in marketing, the marketing process, forces outside marketing that might influence marketing strategies, marketing research, consumer buyer behaviour, the 4 P's of marketing (including product, price, promotion, and place).

CIF2001 Consumer Behavior


The course is divided into four main parts: Part I introduces the model of consumer behaviour in the context of marketing activities. Part II discusses the influence of external factors on the individual consumer.  Part III concentrates on the internal factors. The related topics on Part III are: perception, motivation, personality, emotion and attitudes. Consumers usually engage in a process when making a purchase, thus, Part IV expands on this process which is known as consumer decision making. The related topic in this part includes information search.

CIX1001 Managerial Economics I


This course will expose students to basic principles of economics such as limited resources and choice and how price theory, production theory and distribution theory was developed based on these basic principles. Discussion on price theory covers demand and supply models, elasticity, consumer behavior and the demand curve, firm behavior and the supply curve. Production and cost theory will cover theory of the firm within various market structures, while distribution theory will discuss factors of price determination such as labour and capital.

CIX1002 Principles of Microeconomics


This course will expose students to macroeconomic issues and problems and concepts of basic measurements and calculation of a country’s economic progress.  Students will also be exposed to basic models of income determination for an open and closed economy, and theories explaining the relationship between government expenditure and taxes. The impact of government’s fiscal and monetary policies on business activities namely production on capital and consumer goods are extensively covered in this course.  

CIX2001 Financial Management


This course discusses the various financial tools employed to effectively manage a company’s financial condition.  Other topics discussed are financial statement and analysis, time value of money, bonds and stocks, capital budgeting and its techniques and short-term working capital management.

CIC2001 Basic Corporate Finance


This course enables the students to understand and deepen their knowledge of corporate finance theories. In addition, in will enable them to understand various advance techniques related to risk and return, capital structure, dividend policy, long-term financing instruments such as bonds and equities, risk management and mergers and acquisitions.

Last Update: August 19, 2016