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.