HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ALUMNI CLUB OF MALAYSIA
The Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia (HBSACM) has been active since 1977 in fostering social and fraternal association amongst HBS Alumni in Malaysia. The number of HBS Alumni in HBSACM is 236.
The Club serves to enhance the professional standard, management and practice of Malaysian business. A key objective is to generate interest among senior management personnel and promising university graduates in management positions to further their management training. In promoting the advancement of education in business, the Senior Management Development Program was held every two years since 1980. The programs were organized in collaboration with HBS Senior Faculty Members. Participants of these programs are CEOs and Senior Managers from both the public and private sectors. The program is open to participants from the Asean region with the first Asean Senior Management Development Program (ASMDP) organized in 2005.ASMDP is now held every alternate year.
The ASMDP /SMDP is a one/two week’s residential program modelled along the HBS Executive Education Program in Boston. It uses the Case Study Method to accelerate learning and develop the thinking skills and potential of practicing managers for advancement to higher job positions. The total number of graduates from these programs from 1980 to 2015 is 2217. The 18th SMDP was held at Hotel Bangi – Putrajaya from 2nd to 16th August 2015.
Other activities organized for members include Anniversary Dinner. Golf tournaments, corporate visits, family outings, seminars, luncheon and dinner talks. As part of corporate social responsibility, HBSACM under its Foundation provide funds to Universities for specific studies, donate books and computers to Schools, awards MBA scholarships and Gold Medals for the best University student in MBA and BBA studies.