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Executive Master of Business Administration (E.M.B.A.)

Equipping executives with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive as transformational leaders in a disruptive environment that requires new ways of thinking and doing.


The EMBA at AUD will challenge you to re-think and unlearn so that you are prepared for the future. With AUD consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the GCC region and the EMBA recognized by leading accreditation bodies, this program will set you apart as you continue to move forward in your career journey.

The EMBA Program is a 22 month, 42 credit hours program aimed at working professionals. EMBA participants take courses throughout the year during the fall and spring semesters and the summer I term. Classes take place approximately one weekend per month (Thursday evening, Friday, Saturday) and in-between campus modules you work with your teams on team projects.

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Dean, School of Business Administration and Associate Professor of Management
Assaad Farah
Associate Dean – School of Business Administration, Chair of the Department of General Business and Management and Professor of Management
Udo Braendle
Chair, Department of Decision Sciences and Economics and Associate Professor of Management Information Systems Director of CEPPS
Hassan Zeineddine
Associate Professor of Economics
Zafer Akin