Status and Relationship Between Putra Business School and Universiti Putra Malaysia

An autonomous business school with full-fledged university status under the name of Putra Business School (PBS) was finally established on 12 October 2012 offering Business and Management related programs i.e. PhD, Masters of Science and Masters in Business Administration. PBS along with UPM were the first education entities in Malaysia accredited by AACSB (Association to advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

UPM is closely linked to PBS through the following governance structures:

  1. The Vice Chancellor of UPM and Deputy Vice Chancellor are the two members of Yayasan Putra Business School (YPBS).
  2. The Vice Chancellor of UPM chairs PBS Board of Governors (BOG).
  3. UPM Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) and one representative from UPM Board of Directors (BOD) sit on YPBS Board of Directors(BOD).
  4. The representative from the UPM Board of Directors (BOD) chairs the YPBS BOD

Sample of Certificate


Upon graduation, PBS students will receive a certificate as the following. The embedded Universiti Putra Malaysia’s logo reflects the relationship between Universiti Putra Malaysia and Putra Business School. 

Putra Business School together with Universiti Putra Malaysia was the first institution in Malaysia accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advanceollegiate Schools of Business)in 2012.  Putra Business School has received re-accreditation from AACSB in 2018. For more information, please click the link: