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Applications now open for Executive MBA program

Feb 27, 2019
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The American University in Dubai (AUD) is happy to announce that applications are now open for their Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program. Designed in association with the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, ranked amongst the top business schools globally, the EMBA at AUD will equip participants with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive as transformational leaders.

“In a disruptive environment that requires new ways of thinking and doing, our EMBA will challenge participants to re-think and unlearn so that they are prepared for the future,” said Maryke Luijendijk, EMBA Program Director. “We are confident that this program will set our participants apart as they continue to move forward in their career journeys.”

American University in Dubai Reveals Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program

The EMBA program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs which puts it amongst a select few EMBA programs in the region. Coupled with the AACSB accreditation that the AUD School of Business Administration at AUD holds, putting it amongst the top 5% of business schools worldwide, this means that participants can know they have a degree that is highly reputed and recognized, both locally and globally.

The EMBA program will attract teaching faculty from world-class institutions. Apart from the academic content, the AUD EMBA is the only program in the region which will expose its participants to an integrated soft skills trajectory and personal career coaching as an integral part of the program. Classes will take place once per month during extended weekends (Thursday afternoon, Friday and Saturday), meaning minimum time out of employment for participants.

“We are excited about the prospect of launching a truly unique EMBA that will add value to the educational landscape in the UAE and further afield,” Maryke concluded.

More information on how to apply can be found at