NEW MEMBERS - Member encouraging new members to join!
We want our members to actively encourage more institutions to join AAPBS.
If you would like to recommend an institution who is not already on our member list,
please send their details to the AAPBS Secretariat at so that we can contact them.
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Pease invite and share to your colleagues and friends!
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AAPBS CONSTITUTION CHANGES
Dear AAPBS Members,
In accordance with the current Constitution for the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS) ,
and as endorsed by Council on 28th May 2018, the following changes to the Constitution are proposed.
The change is necessary for AAPBS to move forward, to ensure the Association¡¯s sustainability and to support our strategic plans for membership and value
¡®The President shall normally serve a term of one year to The President shall serve a term of two years¡¯.
Change to voting format – Full members will be asked to vote on the proposed changes.
- There will be one vote per Full Member institution on one motion in respect of all of the proposed change to the Constitution
If two-thirds of Full Members ARE present during the town hall meeting at the Annual Meeting 2018, - By paper ballot
If two-thirds of Full Members ARE NOT present during the town hall meeting at the Annual Meeting 2018,
- By email immediately following the Annual Meeting today
PLEASE NOTE: If AAPBS does not hear from members in 10 working days from the date of the email, we will assume
they have approved the changes to the AAPBS Constitution as proposed
To support the changes approved by members and from 1 January 2019 ¡¦
Administration processes – new and revised
New and revised administrative processes and documentation will be put in place, and
All member communications will be updated (AAPBS website, AAPBS brochure, AAPBS PowerPoint presentation)
Distribution of the new Constitution to members
Copies of the new Constitution will be distributed to members as soon as it¡¯s available
Invitation to the 2018 AAPBS Annual Meeting from Professor
Chris Styles to AAPBS Members
my great honour on behalf of the UNSW Business School to invite you to join us
in Sydney on November 18-20 for the 2018 AAPBS Annual Meeting.
Meeting theme ¡°The Future of Work¡± will be the focal point for a series of
panel discussions and conversations on matters of mutual
interest to businesses and business schools.
Meeting will be characterised by the strong involvement of senior figures from
the business world
who will engage with us on matters related to the way in which
organisations and industries are responding
to emerging opportunities and
challenges in regard to the reorganization of how their strategies are to be
sessions will deal with the perspective from business across finance and
and from professional service firms who are both facing
challenges as an industry and seeing the future of work as an area offering
the significance of entrepreneurial ventures in envisioned futures will be addressed
along with the challenges facing the corporate world,
and the broader social
thread throughout these presentations and discussions will be the implications
for business schools
whether it be the future form that business schools will
take, impacts on programs portfolios and curricula, or the contribution that
can make through research (both discipline-based and interdisciplinary).
2018 AAPBS Annual Conference will be held at the Four Seasons Sydney hotel in
the Circular Quay area of Sydney,
where it is on the edge of both the Sydney
CBD and Sydney Harbour. This location will allow attendees easy access to both
and the prime tourist attractions of the Sydney Opera
House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the area known as the Rocks.
forward to greeting you in Sydney in November. In the meantime,
please refer to
our conference website https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/campaigns/aapbs2018 for further details.
WELCOME NEW MEMBER FROM MALAYSIA
Q. Why does
your institution want to become a member of AAPBS? Please explain:
By becoming a member of AAPBS, it has definitely
increased the reputation and marketability of our programs. It would enhance
our programs¡¯ visibility to the market as we would promote through effective
networking session with all association members.
Besides, it would open up wider opportunities for us
to get in contact with all the association members to exchange ideas and
information, learn from their best practices and sharing great practices and
implementation for mutual benefits.
The university was formerly known as Pusat
Latihan Staf Politeknik (PLSP) which was established on September 16 , 1993.
The core business of PLSP then was to train and produce polytechnics academic
staff to become knowledgeable and skilful in various engineering fields.
training institute was jointly administered by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
and the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Three years later, PLSP was upgraded to
Institut Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (ITTHO). Dato¡¯ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul
who was then the Minister of Education made the official announcement of
the new status on April 12, 1996.
This promotion was an acknowledgment of the
institution's excellence in producing human resources for technical education.
On September 27, 2000, the institute
achieved another milestone when the Malaysian government agreed to award a
university-college status to the institute.
This status served to recognise its
contributions in the development of science and technology as well as its role
in helping the nation to achieve its aspirations.
With its new status, the
institution was renamed as Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn (KUiTTHO)
and the official announcement was
made by Tan Sri Dato¡¯ Seri Musa bin Mohamed,
the then Minister of Education.
KUiTTHO continued to progress and produce skilful, knowledgeable and competitive
Consequently, the Malaysian government, on September 20, 2006,
agreed to award the university-college a full university status
and changed its
name to Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. On February 1, 2007, Datuk Mustapha
the Minister of Higher Education officially announced the change of
status. Subsequently, Dato¡¯ Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein Onn made
declaration of the change of name on March 2, 2007.