Eastern Mediterranean University, Business and Economics Faculty held the first meeting with the Advisory Board Members on Wednesday, 20 November 2019. Rector of EMU Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam and Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. H. Tanju Besler were also present at the said meeting. EMU Faculty of Business and Economics Dean Prof. Dr. Selcan Timur provided general information about the faculty to the members of the Advisory Board, namely President of the Central Bank of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Rıfat Günay, President of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce Turgay Deniz, President of the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Industry Candan Avunduk, Chair of the Executive Board of Dağlı Insurance Ersan Dağlı, Retired Consul Kemal Gökeri and Communication Specialist Ebru Deniz Tekman.
Strengthening the Collaborations
EMU Faculty of Business and Economics Dean Prof. Dr. Selcan Timur delivered a presentation introducing the faculty. In her presentation, Prof. Dr. Timur talked about the history and achievements of the faculty and explained what needs to be done in order to realize the vision of the faculty. Underlining that they have established an Advisory Board for the strengthening of the communication and cooperation of the Faculty of Business and Economics with the business world, public sector and non-governmental organizations, Prof. Dr. Timur added that they will evaluate the steps to be taken together with the Advisory Board in order to bring up preferred workforce.
Rector of EMU Answered Questions
Speaking at the meeting, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam provided information about EMU's achievements, goals, problems and possible solutions and thanked the members of the Business and Economics Faculty Advisory Board and the Faculty Board for their contributions towards initiating such a valuable process. Prof. Dr. Osam, then answered questions coming from the participants. The members of the Advisory Board also relayed their recommendations on what needs to be done to achieve the strategic objectives of the Faculty of Business and Economics.
In this context, the Advisory Board will also contribute to the establishment and implementation of the Business and Economics Faculty’s 2020-2025 strategy with stakeholder groups. It was also stated in the meeting that within the framework of mutual cooperation, the Business and Economics Faculty aims to contribute to the solution of the problems of our enterprises and institutions in our country and to make recommendations for their development.