The Business School welcomes new Executive MBA in Dubai cohort

Twenty-three nationalities are represented in the 2021 class

The Business School (formerly Cass), part of City, University of London welcomed its 14th intake for its Executive MBA (EMBA) programme in Dubai this week.  Twenty-three nationalities are represented in the 2021 cohort.

With 13 years being the average professional experience and an average age of 37 years, the School has again attracted some of the finest talent in the MENA region, from a range of sectors including aviation, finance, energy, education, consulting and telecommunications, all seeking to seeking to maximise their leadership potential and accelerate their career progression.

The new students received a formal welcome from Associate Dean, MBA Programmes, Professor Steve Thomas; Professor Cliff Oswick; and Director of City, University of London’s Dubai Centre, Dr Kevin Dunseath.

The agenda of the four-day induction which was held both online and in-person featured team building and professional development workshops.

Professor Steve Thomas, Associate Dean, MBA Programmes, said

“I am delighted to welcome the latest cohort of the EMBA in Dubai. Our world-leading EMBA is an exceptional opportunity for these ambitious professionals to leverage the power of connections and accelerate their careers. I look forward to working with them as they embark on this exciting two-year journey of transformation.”

Operating from The Academy within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the EMBA in Dubai programme runs until September 2022.

Dr Kevin Dunseath, Director of City, University of London’s Dubai Centre said:

“I am pleased to welcome yet another excellent class of students to The Business School’s transformative EMBA programme in Dubai. The January 2021 class shows all the signs of being a great class – talented, diverse, determined and already developing a strong and collaborative spirit.”

Designed with the working professional in mind, the Cass EMBA in Dubai consists of four days of classes that are taught monthly. The programme is defined by a diverse cohort, an international faculty and a worldwide alumni network.  Find out more here.

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