Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Appeal of the part-time MBA continues amongst Middle East business people and employers as Manchester Business School recruits more than 90 new MBA students  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 17/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN Press) The appeal of the world's premier business qualification “ the Global MBA “ continues in the Middle East amongst business people and employers, as the regional economy continues to grow and EXPO 2020 is set to attract fresh talent to the UAE. Manchester Business School (MBS) Middle East Centre in Dubai has enrolled 93 new students onto its 30-month part time Global MBA programme in the January 2014 intake - MBS already supports more than 1,500 part time MBA students in the region and offers two intakes each year. 50 per cent of the new students are resident in the UAE and 10 per cent of the new students are sponsored by their employers.



Around half of the new students “ all working professionals - are resident in the UAE with the balance residing in other countries within the GCC “ notably Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait - and wider Middle East. 13 per cent of the new students are women and 14 per cent are already educated to Master's degree level. Many of the new students hold senior positions in some of the world's leading multinationals and regional companies.



The MBS Middle East student base has now grown to more than 1,500 part time MBA students and is the largest student cohort in the international network of Manchester Business School. In addition, the MBS Middle East Alumni Group serves a growing community of around 2,000 former students in the region.



Current MBS student, Martin Hughes, CEO and owner of Carranmore, a Dubai-based management consulting and company formation practice serving SMEs across the GCC, comments: "MBS' flexible part-time MBA study format is a very attractive option and the MBA programme content and networking opportunities are highly valuable. Personally, I have used the MBA programme as a bridge into launching my own management consultancy business in Dubai and could not have done this without the practical knowledge and learning I acquired, the networking I did with other senior business people and the confidence that the MBA programme has given me. It really is a transformational experience."



MBS continues to innovate elements of its successful part time Global MBA programme to keep it relevant and at the forefront of business practice. New options for MBS' 2014 MBA students include cutting edge elective modules such as 'Sustainable Business' and 'Venture Capital and Private Equity'.



Ms. Randa Bessiso, Director Middle East at Manchester Business School, adds: "The MBA is still the global flagship business qualification and a pre-requisite for many people building serious careers in international business. The calibre of our latest MBA students is impressive and one of the key factors in our success in the region “ students want to study and work alongside experienced, capable and motivated colleagues, as well as with world class faculty; where you study and who you study with are increasingly important in a crowded MBA market. As the regional economy continues to strengthen and high profile successes such as Expo 2020 reinforce business confidence, companies are investing in their best people to develop and retain their valuable skills and experience. Competition for talent continues and an MBA gives business people and employers an edge."


About Manchester Business School
Manchester Business School is the UK's largest campus-based business and management school. It provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and custom-made executive programmes, for organisations from both the private and public sectors. Manchester Business School holds triple MBA accreditation “ AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB. All successful MBA students are awarded a degree by the University of Manchester and no distinction is made between the different learning formats “ all have reached the same high standard expected of a Manchester MBA.

 


MENAFN Press




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 6 2015 - Accidental bombing kills seven in BaghdadKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) At least seven people were killed on Monday when a warplane mistakenly dropped a bomb on a residential area in Iraq's capital Baghdad, police said.The Iraqi plane dropped the ...

 Jul 6 2015 - Jordan says it has foiled Iran-backed bomb attackKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Jordanian authorities have foiled a "terrorist" attack and arrested an Iraqi man in possession of explosives said to have come from Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a judicial ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Engineer booked for molesting 2 cleanersKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) An engineer faced two counts of molestation for allegedly sexually harassing two female cleaners at his place on March 12.The 23-year-old Egyptian's behaviour took the women ...

 Jul 6 2015 - Dubai-based health care group to rebuild 500 houses in NepalKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The charitable arm of one of the leading health care groups in the UAE, Aster DM Foundation, has donated Dh1.4million to rebuild 500 houses in the quake-hit Nepal.Dr Azad ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE's electoral base for FNC polls gets 66% widerKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The National Election Committee (NEC) during its 12th meeting, held in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, has adopted the electoral college for the Federal National Council (FNC) Elections ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Three face attempted murder charges over road rage, sword attackKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Three Emiratis stood trial in a Dubai court over an alleged case of road rage that ended in a sword attack.Two jobless men, and an accomplice who is still at large, faced ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Dana Gas at 7-month high after Kurdish ruling boostKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dana Gas shares jumped on Sunday to the highest level in seven months following a favourable court ruling in an arbitration case in London.The Abu Dhabi-listed firm's stock ...

 Jul 6 2015 - Tourism Authority of Thailand launches mobile app for Muslim visitorsKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Tourism Authority of Thailand, or TAT, has launched its first smartphone application designed specifically to make it easier for the growing number of Muslim visitors to ...

 Jul 6 2015 - UAE- Cityscape Global sees 30 per cent growth in exhibition spaceKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The continued confidence in Dubai's maturing real estate market has been underlined by a 30 per cent increase in exhibitors at the Middle East's largest property showcase, ...

 Jul 6 2015 - GCC mobile market to grow 29% by 2019Khaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai: The GCC's mobile connected devices market is expected to increase by around 29 per cent to 45 million units by 2019 compared to 35 million units in 2015, according to ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help