MBA Programs in Abu Dhabi UAE


Hi

Just inquiring about any MBA programs in Abu Dhabi.

Dubai has alot of alternatives but driving for weekly classes from Abu Dhabi would be difficult and Sharjah is definitely out of the question.

The main thing for me is to have weekly classes and a specialisation of Prj Mgmt or IT. Ive tried online learning via Cousera but for me there is nothing more motivating than a real time classroom environment.

Ive looked into a few options

Chifley Business School (Australia)
Strathclyde MBA
NYIT

Any additional info would be appreciated.

regards :)
Hi

Just inquiring about any MBA programs in Abu Dhabi.

Dubai has alot of alternatives but driving for weekly classes from Abu Dhabi would be difficult and Sharjah is definitely out of the question.

The main thing for me is to have weekly classes and a specialisation of Prj Mgmt or IT. Ive tried online learning via Cousera but for me there is nothing more motivating than a real time classroom environment.

Ive looked into a few options

Chifley Business School (Australia)
Strathclyde MBA
NYIT

Any additional info would be appreciated.

regards :)




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Duncan
Insead jumps to mind. I don't know about Abu Dhabi University. See http://www.masterstudies.com/MBA/United-Arab-Emirates/Abu-Dhabi/Part-time/ ?
Insead jumps to mind. I don't know about Abu Dhabi University. See http://www.masterstudies.com/MBA/United-Arab-Emirates/Abu-Dhabi/Part-time/ ?
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Cloud 9
INSEAD is probably the best option, but if you are on a budget, you might want to check out the EMBA program at Zayed University - it's AACSB-accredited, and a pretty solid value.
INSEAD is probably the best option, but if you are on a budget, you might want to check out the EMBA program at Zayed University - it's AACSB-accredited, and a pretty solid value.
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Hi

Ive applied for the UAE University MBA program (AACSB-accredited) which starts in Feb. The good thing about it is that classes are in Abu Dhabi on 2 week nights 5 - 9.30pm each week. INSEAD & Strathclyde timetable require weekend classes and overseas placement which I cant do.
The downside is the 130,000 aed price tag (88k if you live in Al Ain)

I'm also considering Wollongong University in Dubai which is also 2 nights a week from Sun-Thurs. Open day on the 30th of November so Ill find out more info then.

American University in Sharjah was not considered due to the frequent traffic problems. I am commuting from Abu Dhabi.

I will check out the EMBA program at Zayed University next week.

fingers crossed

Hoani
Hi

Ive applied for the UAE University MBA program (AACSB-accredited) which starts in Feb. The good thing about it is that classes are in Abu Dhabi on 2 week nights 5 - 9.30pm each week. INSEAD & Strathclyde timetable require weekend classes and overseas placement which I cant do.
The downside is the 130,000 aed price tag (88k if you live in Al Ain)

I'm also considering Wollongong University in Dubai which is also 2 nights a week from Sun-Thurs. Open day on the 30th of November so Ill find out more info then.

American University in Sharjah was not considered due to the frequent traffic problems. I am commuting from Abu Dhabi.

I will check out the EMBA program at Zayed University next week.

fingers crossed

Hoani
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Duncan
130,000 aed is a great price for an AACSB-accredited MBA. Quality is worth paying for.
130,000 aed is a great price for an AACSB-accredited MBA. Quality is worth paying for.
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Prakashp
Hi, I would like to know if Strathclyde MBA (AED 110,000/-) is still valuable in 2014. The other option is Leicester distance learning MBA (AED 84,000/-).

I have no idea on the distance learning method for MBA though I have done short courses online.

I live in Abu Dhabi and do not seem to have many options. Please advise if anyone has more options in Abu Dhabi.
Hi, I would like to know if Strathclyde MBA (AED 110,000/-) is still valuable in 2014. The other option is Leicester distance learning MBA (AED 84,000/-).

I have no idea on the distance learning method for MBA though I have done short courses online.

I live in Abu Dhabi and do not seem to have many options. Please advise if anyone has more options in Abu Dhabi.
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Duncan
I can't recommend Leicester is Strathclyde is an option. Strathclyde is a top-tier, FT ranked programme with its own campus in the UAE.

I'd look at UAE University MBA as well.
I can't recommend Leicester is Strathclyde is an option. Strathclyde is a top-tier, FT ranked programme with its own campus in the UAE.

I'd look at UAE University MBA as well.
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Prakashp
I checked out UAE Universit which is costing AED 130,000/- plus. Though there are many options to specialize, the certificate I believe will be issued from UAEU. Is that valid gloabally? (in case I need to move overseas)
I checked out UAE Universit which is costing AED 130,000/- plus. Though there are many options to specialize, the certificate I believe will be issued from UAEU. Is that valid gloabally? (in case I need to move overseas)
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HI

UAE University MBA is AACSB accredited.

http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/

Also, try http://www.aacsb.edu/ as they have a list of all 2013 internationally accredited AACSB institutions world wide. (Quick links)

regards

Hoani
HI

UAE University MBA is AACSB accredited.

http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/

Also, try http://www.aacsb.edu/ as they have a list of all 2013 internationally accredited AACSB institutions world wide. (Quick links)

regards

Hoani
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Hi

The UAEU MBA website has nto been updated their website and alot of the information has changed.

It is best to contact them directly or see them at teh Sun & Sky Tower in Abu Dhabi.

Only talk to Sheik Kabir as he is the only one who knows the full picture and hes really helpful.

Sheik Kabir
MBA Assistant Director
02 - 667 1244
[email protected]

Good Luck

regards

Hoani
Hi

The UAEU MBA website has nto been updated their website and alot of the information has changed.

It is best to contact them directly or see them at teh Sun & Sky Tower in Abu Dhabi.

Only talk to Sheik Kabir as he is the only one who knows the full picture and hes really helpful.

Sheik Kabir
MBA Assistant Director
02 - 667 1244
[email protected]

Good Luck

regards

Hoani
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Prakashp
Thanks all for the information. I am yet to contact Sheik. But before that, I would like to know why the fees of a triple accredited program (Strathclyde) is cheaper than single accredited (AACSB - UAE University).

Moreover, I also read the posts of Bradford in Dubai. They also hold triple accredition and course content looks solid. The only disadvantage is one has to take a day off for each module (Thursday) as the seminars are 3 days for a module.
Thanks all for the information. I am yet to contact Sheik. But before that, I would like to know why the fees of a triple accredited program (Strathclyde) is cheaper than single accredited (AACSB - UAE University).

Moreover, I also read the posts of Bradford in Dubai. They also hold triple accredition and course content looks solid. The only disadvantage is one has to take a day off for each module (Thursday) as the seminars are 3 days for a module.
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Prakashp
I joined Strathclyde Business School in Abu Dhabi. Their local administration is very poor, not very friendly or helpful.
I joined Strathclyde Business School in Abu Dhabi. Their local administration is very poor, not very friendly or helpful.
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Voytek


Hi Prakashp, I am considering to join Strathclyde MBA in April 2015. Are you enjoying the programme so far? Do you think it is worth to go for this school? I am trying to talk to some alumni about their experience I haven’t got much feedback yet.

Appreciate your advise.
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Hi Prakashp, I am considering to join Strathclyde MBA in April 2015. Are you enjoying the programme so far? Do you think it is worth to go for this school? I am trying to talk to some alumni about their experience I haven’t got much feedback yet.

Appreciate your advise.
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arun1992
Hi, I am eager to pursue my MBA. My friends are telling me that Dubai is “the place” for me to do my MBA. I am however confused. Can someone please tell me how true it is? How is the quality of education like? Please advice.
[quote][/quote]Hi, I am eager to pursue my MBA. My friends are telling me that Dubai is “the place” for me to do my MBA. I am however confused. Can someone please tell me how true it is? How is the quality of education like? Please advice.
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vinod1234
Hey,
Dubai offers high quality education as the teaching is world class and practical. Also it is more cost effective that studying in the US or the UK. There isn’t a lot of visa restriction and getting a visa is pretty straight forward. As a city it is one of the largest growing cosmopolitan city in the world. Therefore you will be getting a lot of global exposure. As far as safety is concerned the crime rate over there is almost 0. Overall Dubai is a safe place with modern infrastructure and a global education system.
[quote][/quote]Hey,
Dubai offers high quality education as the teaching is world class and practical. Also it is more cost effective that studying in the US or the UK. There isn’t a lot of visa restriction and getting a visa is pretty straight forward. As a city it is one of the largest growing cosmopolitan city in the world. Therefore you will be getting a lot of global exposure. As far as safety is concerned the crime rate over there is almost 0. Overall Dubai is a safe place with modern infrastructure and a global education system.
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arun1992
Hi. Thank you for your prompt reply. My only concern is that the visa norms should not be so strict as if I do pursue my MBA in Dubai I would want to get placed in a reputed company there. So I don’t really want any troubles regarding the work permit.
[quote][/quote]Hi. Thank you for your prompt reply. My only concern is that the visa norms should not be so strict as if I do pursue my MBA in Dubai I would want to get placed in a reputed company there. So I don’t really want any troubles regarding the work permit.
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As vinod said the visa procedures are pretty lenient. The placements depend upon the universities you select. Most of the reputed universities go to campuses with a good reputation. So aim for the best colleges in Dubai if you want good placements.
[quote][/quote] As vinod said the visa procedures are pretty lenient. The placements depend upon the universities you select. Most of the reputed universities go to campuses with a good reputation. So aim for the best colleges in Dubai if you want good placements.
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arun1992
Okay. That seems logical. Could you suggest any good colleges in Dubai?
[quote][/quote]Okay. That seems logical. Could you suggest any good colleges in Dubai?
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ezra
There's no shortage of good business schools in Dubai. Check out the following:

University of Dubai
Cass Business School - Dubai campus
London Business School - Dubai campus
Bradford Business School - Dubai campus
American University of Sharjah (not exactly in Dubai but commutable for some)
There's no shortage of good business schools in Dubai. Check out the following:

University of Dubai
Cass Business School - Dubai campus
London Business School - Dubai campus
Bradford Business School - Dubai campus
American University of Sharjah (not exactly in Dubai but commutable for some)
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sts
You might have a look at Middlesex University Dubai Campus as well. The school does not hold any of the AACSB, AMBA or EQUIS accreditation, however it is listed amongst the QS Top 65 in Europe. I do not know much about the Dubai Campus, but it might be a resaonable choice, depending on your expectations and the value for money evaluation.
You might have a look at Middlesex University Dubai Campus as well. The school does not hold any of the AACSB, AMBA or EQUIS accreditation, however it is listed amongst the QS Top 65 in Europe. I do not know much about the Dubai Campus, but it might be a resaonable choice, depending on your expectations and the value for money evaluation.
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