Cass Business School welcomes new Executive MBA in Dubai cohort

.    Fourteen nationalities are represented in the 2019 cohort.

Cass Business School, part of City, University of London welcomed its 13th intake for its Executive MBA (EMBA) programme in Dubai this week. Fourteen nationalities are represented in the 2019 cohort.

With 12 years being the average professional experience and an average age of 35 years, Cass Business School attracts some of the finest talent in the MENA region, from a range of sectors including aviation, healthcare, energy, education, hospitality and telecommunications, all seeking to seeking to maximise their leadership potential and accelerate their career progression.

The new students received a formal welcome from Chief Executive Officer of the DIFC Authority, Mr Arif Amiri; Associate Dean, Cass MBA Programmes, Professor Steve Thomas; City’s Vice-President (International), Professor Stanton Newman; Dubai EMBA Course Director, Professor Cliff Oswick; and Director of City, University of London’s Dubai Centre, Dr Kevin Dunseath.

The agenda of the four-day induction featured team building and professional development workshops, followed by a dinner reception at Capital Club Dubai.

Professor Steve Thomas, Associate Dean, Cass MBA Programmes, commented

I am pleased to welcome the latest cohort of the Cass EMBA in Dubai, who are wonderfully diverse both in terms of nationalities and professional backgrounds. The world-leading Cass EMBA is an exceptional opportunity for these ambitious professionals to leverage the power of connections and accelerate their careers. I wish them all the very best as they embark on this exciting two-year journey of transformation.

Operating from The Academy within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the Cass EMBA in Dubai programme runs until the autumn of 2021.

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

I am delighted to welcome yet another fantastic class of students to Cass Business School’s transformative EMBA programme in Dubai. I have no doubt that each of these carefully selected students will not only derive enormous value from, but also add very great value to, this highly stimulating programme of studies.

Designed with the working professional in mind, the Cass EMBA in Dubai commences in September each year and 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.

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