A glance at the annual report of any large financial institution shows a wide range of activities – traditional deposit taking and lending, Islamic banking, mortgage finance, securitisation, asset management, trading in foreign exchange and securities markets, financial engineering, risk management and derivatives, involvement in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offering, listing on stock exchanges, bridge financing, depository services, and so on. Competition in all these areas is fierce and all are continuously impacted by changes in technology, innovation in financial instruments and new regulations. The BUiD’s Finance programme offers graduate-level best-practice courses, taught by faculty members with solid research expertise and international teaching experience.
BUiD’s MSc in IT Management is a novel programme allowing students to acquire skills that are crucial for career advancement in today’s rapidly growing knowledge-economy. Graduates in IT Management will have a competitive advantage over colleagues who only have a background in Programming or Computer Science. During the MSc, essential project management skills are acquired through research based lectures and workshops. These include project control and organisational planning, allowing graduates to improve their ability to lead and make strategic decisions.[/vc_column_text]
This programme will prepare students for a wide range of careers in modern organisations that focus on sustainable practices and solutions as part of their operations. This programme will provide a solid understanding of global business knowledge on the fundamental principles on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and the best practices of sustainable development guiding organisations, societies and the built environment.[/vc_column_text]
This programme responds to the worldwide demand for building services’ engineers who have up-to-date knowledge of Building Services Engineering (BSE) principles and the ability to apply this knowledge within the BSE industry. BSE is a major element in the strive to build and operate buildings/facilities that are green, cost effective and energy efficient while creating an indoor environment that enhances the well being of the occupants; all of which are major elements in the UAE’s 2021 vision. The role of the building services engineer is becoming increasingly important, as an interdisciplinary profession that involves the specification, design, installation and management of all the engineering services. These services also need to be integrated, managed and optimised.[/vc_column_text]
The British university is about empowering to learn and acquire skills and insights that equip professionals become inspiring champions in the project management world. The aim of our programmes is to develop a professional Project Manager who possesses the technical, behavioural and contextual ability to manage complex projects. Our programs are flexibility designed to allow you to carry on working while you acquire the state of art knowledge. We have built local and regional reputation and status for the quality and professional relevance of our master courses.[/vc_column_text]
The programme is delivered in two tracks, i.e. dissertation and project-based tracks. The former consists of five modules (a total of 120 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits) and the latter consists of seven taught modules (a total of 160 credits) and a research project (20 credits)
MSc students can exit the programme with Postgraduate Diploma by doing five modules (120 credits) which are Introduction to Law/Construction, Construction Law 1, Construction Law 2, Arbitration Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
The programme is usually taught in weekends in order to encourage those in professional work to take part and to permit enrolment of students from neighbouring Gulf countries.
This programme is aimed at students with careers in human resource or general management. The programme will provide a solid understanding of the nature and content of HRM practices, and their application across a range of activities in different organisational and national contexts. The programme also teaches skills to identify and solve problems in the management of human resources and the role of HRM as a strategic change agent for successful organisations in the competitive environment.[/vc_column_text]
The programme will provide a solid understanding of the role of the marketing function within an organisation in a competitive environment. Students will gain knowledge of the key concepts and processes of marketing management, consumer behaviour, and marketing research. The programme will cover different theories on marketing, including theories of psychology and other behavioural sciences theories, to understand the function of marketing in both consumer and business markets.[/vc_column_text]
In today’s rapidly changing business environment, more and more employers and employees recognise the MBA as a programme of study that provides competency in all the major functional management areas of an organisation. The BUiD-MBA is designed to incorporate and reflect on international best practices in MBA delivery. It is based on the best methods for business education founded upon critical enquiry and challenge. The BUiD MBA can be taken as a general programme or with a concentration, which involves taking two specialist optional modules and a relevant business consultancy report.[/vc_column_text]