In shaping the Vision of Universiti Utara Malaysia as the Eminent Management University, we at School of Government (SoG) with full determination and resolve, vow to fulfill the rights of our clients as follow.
For the Student
To provide quality education with state of the art technologies in order to fortify self-respect by integrating eastern culture with the values of globalization
For the Staff
- To ensure equal treatment in education programs to all individuals without regard to ethnicity, gender, religion, physical conditions, nationality, and political affiliation.
- To strive to provide quality, efficient and responsive services to our customers.
To become a renowned center of excellence in the field of public management and development management
To realize the charter and philosophy of the college as the center for academic excellence which produces human capability that uphold moral values.
- Lead the dissemination of knowledge through research in the field of public management and development management.
- Promote & sustain the teaching and learning in the field mentioned above at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.
- Disseminate at the latest knowledge through publications, research and knowledge-generation activities.
School of Government (SOG) at Universiti Utara Malaysia is the premier Public Management and Development Management program in Malaysia.
Our mission is to train prospective students from across the world to become public and private managers who can generate innovative ideas to solve challenging problems in government and private sector.
At SOG, we emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to teaching. We commonly apply real case studies to enhance theoretical knowledge in social science, management, public policy, governance, development, economy and finance, and technology courses.
SOG has become among the outstanding leaders in educating and empowering individuals committed in advancing the public interest. Our academic staffs are trained in advanced teaching and learning methodologies from various areas of expertise.
We continuously expose our students to real-world issues that allow them to develop critical skills for solving complex problems. We nurture them to think critically and analytically about public service and the impact of government policies on our community, nation as well as the world. We aspire that our graduates will strive to bring about changes in their organizations, community, and the nation.
With our consistent focus on employability and commitment to student-centered learning, many of our graduates have attained leadership and managerial positions in government, non-governmental and private agencies.
Welcome to SOG. Our history began when we were part of the School of Economics and Public Administration in 1984. Since then, we have gone through several transformations.
SOG was officially established in 2011 to offer both Public and Development Management programs.
Since the well-beings of our students are our top priorities, we aspire to provide quality education through teaching and learning, research, consultancy, community outreach and civic leadership. We firmly believe in equality and equal opportunity principle. Our quality programs are accessible to all people from all walks of life.
We offer internationally and nationally accredited public management and development management programs at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels to prepare prospective students for middle and upper managerial and leadership positions in the public, non-profit and private sectors. To facilitate this endeavor, we recruit and appoint distinguished faculty members with diverse academic and industrial backgrounds. Internship and community engagements are core features of our programs to prepare our graduates to face the challenging environment. Our ultimate goal is to deliver quality programs that encompass dynamic, hands on, outcome-based education for aspiring, dedicated leaders of tomorrow.