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Executive MBA

Zayed University
Program summary
Length: 24 months
Language: English
Location: Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Type of program: Executive MBA
Study pace: Part-time

Program description

Developing senior leadership talent to benefit your organisation

Executive MBA program from Zayed University in the UAE

The Executive MBA program from Zayed University is a general management program offered in partnership with Clemson University and Oklahoma State University. The Zayed Executive MBA program prepares experienced managers from a variety of backgrounds and professions for senior leadership roles in their organizations.

Upon successful completion, graduates will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Compete successfully in a global business environment
  • Use business information systems appropriately
  • Think critically, solve problems and be creative
  • Communicate effectively in the business environment
  • Use interpersonal skills in a business environment

Zayed EMBA - Program Design

Faculty members utilize a mix of in-classroom and distance learning instruction that demonstrate the flexibility needed to accommodate experienced working graduate students. Customized courseware, with e-mail and course management features, is used to deliver the offsite computer-based portion of the curriculum. Students and faculty interact frequently to exchange e-mail, transfer files, submit papers, and access course materials in the form of PowerPoint slides during courses.

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Application and Admission Requirements

Admission to Zayed University’s Executive MBA is open to males and females of all nationalities.

Program expectations are high and require participants to balance the demands of a career, family and a graduate academic program. The ideal candidate will be a motivated individual with three to five years of managerial experience who has shown outstanding promise within their organization.

Applicants to the Zayed EMBA must have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 2.5 or higher from an accredited university. In addition, applicants must have at least three years of mid- to upper-level management experience and demonstrate sufficient English proficiency to manage a challenging, fast-paced program.

Applicants are required to have a basic knowledge of accounting, finance, economics and statistics prior to gaining entry into the main masters program.

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Executive MBA curriculum

Zayed university libraryAt the beginning of the Executive MBA, students take an intensive one-day orientation. The orientation offers a number of workshops to introduce students to the program, during which students are introduced to Blackboard (virtual classroom software), case study and analysis, library resources, and the writing of reports and reference citations.

The Executive MBA’s curriculum is firmly grounded in the functional areas of the business enterprise. Additional courses are designed to introduce managers to developments significantly impacting business, including technological advances, globalization and the internet economy.

The Executive MBA curriculum consists of 12 six and one-half week courses for a total of 36 credits for the Executive Masters degree.

Year One

  • BUS 663 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • BUS 610 Accounting
  • BUS 666 Managerial Economics
  • BUS 640 Human Resource Management
  • BUS 680 Marketing Management
  • BUS 630 Corporate Finance

Year Two

  • BUS 660 Entrepreneurship
  • BUS 667 Operations Management
  • BUS 668 International Law and Business Ethics
  • BUS 650 Enterprise Systems Management
  • BUS 631 International Finance and Banking
  • BUS 620 Capstone Seminar in Global Business Strategy

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Expenses / Tuition Fees

The Executive MBA costs AED128,000, however, academic merit-based scholarships are offered.

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About school

Zayed University

Choosing the right university for your graduate studies can give you a competitive advantage in today's global environment. Zayed University has a well deserved reputation for academic excellence in the Gulf Arab States since 1998 and is recognized as one...


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Contact info

Zayed University

Zayed University
P.O. Box 4783 Abu Dhabi

Phone no: +971 2 599 3331


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