AUM Hosts a Faculty Member and Students from Singapore Polytechnic

AUM Hosts a Faculty Member and Students from Singapore Polytechnic

The American University of Myanmar hosted Andre Han, Senior Lecturer and Course Chair, Diploma in Business Administration/ Diploma in International Business and four students from Singapore Polytechnic from August 28 to 31, 2017. They visited Yangon to undertake a Business Feasibility Study on behalf of Singapore companies considering expanding their businesses in Myanmar. During their visit, they met with AUM faculty, alumni and trustees; visited Yangon malls and supermarkets and interviewed Yangon shoppers. Professor Craig Klafter, Rector of AUM, said, "AUM was pleased to help this group from Singapore Polytechnic explore the Myanmar market on behalf of companies interested in ...
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Non-Profit Private Universities are Best

Non-Profit Private Universities are Best

The best universities are non-profit universities. Nine of the top ten ranked universities in the world are non-profit universities. They are: Harvard, Stanford, Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton, Oxford, California Institute of Technology, Columbia, and The University of Chicago. No for-profit university is even ranked among the best 500 universities in the world ...
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Overseas non-profit American universities

Overseas non-profit American universities

The United States pioneered the concept of independent overseas non-profit universities in 1863 when the American University of Beirut was founded. Since then, more than thirty overseas American universities have been established in twenty-eight countries in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia for a variety of reasons. Some were established as an offer of American charity to countries or cities that did not have universities (e.g., American University of Beirut). Some were established to bring the excellence of the American style of education to places where local universities were underperforming (e.g., American College of Greece). Some were established to promote ...
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AUM is a private non-profit university

AUM is a private non-profit university

The American University of Myanmar (“AUM”) is a private non-profit  university incorporated in the United States. It is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of prominent American and Myanmar men and women who volunteer their time for the benefit of the institution and Myanmar. It has high quality and experienced faculty, 99% of whom hold doctorates or terminal master’s degrees (professional degrees recognized as the highest qualifications needed to teach in those fields (e....g., MFA, LLM, ChM, MEng, MBA, MLS, etc.)). Its faculty have moderate teaching loads, undertake original research, publish and serve the communities of Myanmar. AUM has ...
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