The ADSM MBA program focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation is delivered in association with Imperial College Business School, one of the world’s top ranked business schools.
It creates strategic leaders seeking solutions to global issues with local and international expertise.
Our MBA is one of the most unique in the UAE and the GCC region.
Whether you work for a large organization or are thinking of starting your own business, the ADSM MBA develops innovation and entrepreneurship to help you drive new opportunities and meet global challenges.
It opens up a world of possibilities through both a practical and theoretical approach so you can immediately apply what you learn. Our MBA students and alumni are senior managers and leaders from a range of backgrounds and industries who are making a real difference in the UAE and GCC region.
ADSM’s MBA program incorporates Signature Learning Experiences (SLEs) into the curriculum to develop entrepreneurial leaders. These education experiences occur throughout the program, giving students the opportunity to integrate the knowledge gained in the classroom and apply it to entrepreneurial decision making. (read more..)
There are six learning outcomes for the MBA program that each graduate is expected to achieve by the time of graduation from the program. These are:
Teamwork: ADSM MBA graduates recognize the importance of effective team work, value diverse perspectives and skills, and willingly assume a variety of roles to accomplish team goals.
The program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs through the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). ADSM has recently joined the Association of MBAs (AMBA) development network.
Classes are held over 1 intensive weekend every month
(Thursday 4-8 PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM -8PM- lunch provided)
There is also one additional session every month, following the intensive session.
(4-8 PM –usually on Wednesday)
The MBA program can be completed in 14-15 months.
The MBA program consists of a total of 46 credit hours which includes 25 credit hours of core courses. The duration of each course is approximately one month. In addition, students will simultaneously enroll in the Signature Learning Experience course, which is a 9 credit hour experiential course that runs throughout the entire program. Once students complete the core set of courses, they must also complete 12 credit hours of electives.
*The electives listed below are a sample only, and may not be offered during the course of study.
|Global Connections through Technology||2||IT 6210|
|Managerial Economics||2||ECN 6310|
|Operations Management||2||OPS 6310|
|International Economics||2||ECN 6420|
|Decision Analysis||2||QTM 6210|
|Leadership & Change||2||LDC 6310|
|Managerial Accounting||2||ACC 6320|
|Total Credits (Core)||25|
|Managing for Profitable Growth||2||MGT 6310|
|Total Quality Principles||2||EPS 6210|
|Organizational Behavior||2||OB 7310|
|Human Resource Management||2||HRM 7200|
|Risk and Insurance||2||ELT 6300|
|Strategic Frameworks||2||MGT 7500|
|Brand Management||2||BND 6118|
|Competing in the Digital Age||2||EIT 6320|
|Design for Business||2||MGT 6500|
|Building Entrepreneurial Teams||2||MGT 6320|
|*Total Credits (any six electives)||12|
|Signature Learning Experience (SLE)||9||MBA 8300|