The MBA Emphasis in finance equips students to acquire specialized skills and knowledge in understanding, and analyzing financial transactions and related activities of an organization as well as to make effective and ethical financial decisions related to the same. The purpose of this emphasis is to enable students to understand and analyze theories in corporate finance, investment and portfolio management. A focus on financial institutions and international finance domain enable students to keep abreast with the various changes and challenges operating in international business scenarios
UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda ensures sustainable development by preserving the environment, achieving a perfect balance between economic and social development, and improve the quality of life of its citizens. The emphasis provides an understanding of the elements of sustainable development from the field of social sciences and equips the students to develop and evaluate strategies for managing natural resources and sustainable economic development.
In the current business trends, the distinction between international business and domestic markets is fading away. Global strategies in the field of marketing, supply chain management, and global competitiveness have taken a major role in determining the trade flows. Therefore there is a need for the student to understand the marketing strategies and international business documentation and policies as guided by the World Trade Organization. This emphasis focuses on analyzing and evaluating the international business and contemporary marketing issues, global logistics and supply chain management and impact of cultural environment on developing and developed countries and specially the emerging markets.
In today’s technology driven and dynamic environment, government organizations world over are moving towards E Governance for Smart Governance. Properly designed and implemented, E-Governance can improve efficiency in the delivery of government services and simplifies compliance of government regulations. This helps in strengthen citizen participation to use government services and builds trust in government.
This Emphasis provides an opportunity for the students to learn the theories, practices and skills relating to E-Governance and take initiatives for exploring new dimensions of E-Governance. E-Governance initiatives become functionally successful when they are complemented with understanding ethical, legal and technological issues relating to governance. All the initiatives of E-Governance need to be implemented within a time frame for the services to be effective for public and business users therefore a course on project management helps students in understanding the execution of the E-Governance initiatives.
The Strategic Human Resources Management Emphasis prepares students to play an important role in managing the human resource requirements of an organization. Students completing this emphasis would be able to develop strategies related to human resource planning, recruitment, selection and placement, training & development, compensation and performance management. An understanding of UAE labor laws would equip the students to make adequate decisions related to this environment and compare the region’s labor practices with international labor practices. This major also focuses on helping students to evaluate diversity issues and develop strategies for managing equality and diversity in the organizations.
Infrastructural development is an important element in the growth and development of economies. Usually most of the projects get delayed increasing cost of the project and the delays the trickle down benefits of the completed projects to the society. Therefore there is a need for having a trained manpower in the field of project management specialization. This emphasis area enable students to understand the various dimensions of project planning, implementation, scheduling and completing the project on time. In addition the evaluation of projects in terms of the resources and the risk associated with the project selection and completion is emphasized.
MBA Emphasis in Strategic Management and Leadership focuses on providing knowledge, skills and competencies to become a strategic leader in corporate, private or government organizations. The focus is on developing leadership skills that enables students to craft, execute, and lead a defined strategy that sustains the business or organization in the dynamic changing scenario. The emphasis provides an understanding about strategic risks and risk management to lead organizations proactively. The emphasis equips the student to drive innovation and creativity in organizations, as well as plan and direct incremental and transformational changes for organizational excellence.
The tourism and hospitality industry is one of the leading global economic activities, and the largest employer worldwide. The WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council) has, in its long-term forecast predicted the number of international travelers alone doubling from 700 million to 1.6 billion, in near future.
The tourism and hospitality sector in UAE is in the forefront of the entire Gulf and the Middle East region. Being one of the primary contributors to the GDP in the region, tourism finds place of pride in long term strategic plans for development of UAE. The country has made its mark as a safe destination extending the traditional 3’S’ (Sun, Sand & Sea) factor of destination attraction to 5’S’ which includes Safety and shopping as a major feature for the UAE visitors. According to WTTC, in 2016 travel & tourism directly supported 317,500 jobs (5.4% of total employment). This is expected to rise by 2.4% pa to 410,000 jobs (5.9% of total employment) in 2027.
BBA in tourism and hospitality management produces skilled manpower which meets the exponential growth in the air-transport, accommodation, tour operation, MICE, cruise companies, event management, catering companies, museums and cultural venues, and retail sectors in the region & world – wide.
The UAE by virtue of its location between Asia major and African continents provide crucial advantage for exports and re-exports from this region. In addition to the location advantage the economic policies on imports and exports and free zone facilities extended to manufacturing, trading and logistics for products and service sector has led to an exponential growth in foreign direct investments and foreign trading activities. To understand and operate international business transactions and to participate in strategic management decision process, qualified manpower in this field is required. BBA in International Business provides the details of operations and management of international business in its various dimensions & contexts and equips the students to execute their responsibilities. BBA in International Business gives students an opportunity to focus and understand how business is conducted on a global scale, and how it is different from a domestic enterprise.
The UAE is significantly moving away from oil dependent economic activities in the recent past and it is making its presence felt extensively in the fields of retail trading, investment & retail banking, logistics & supply chain management and marketing of various other services and products. It is among the countries witnessing fastest growth of retailing in terms of new stores opening and job creation. All these sectors require qualified and trained manpower in the relevant fields of Marketing and Retail Management
BBA in marketing and retail management is intended to prepare students to comprehend basic marketing & retail management concepts and operations. As this program progress, it aims at making students understand various facets of marketing and retail management in the ever-changing business environment. BBA in marketing and retail management infuses pragmatism into the theory and empowers students to apply the concepts in work context. It also prepares students to pursue higher academic pursuits in the field of marketing and retail management.