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Abu Dhabi School of Management Ushers New Era of Innovation with New Campus

ADSM Press Conference 14 May 2024

The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), announced the inauguration of a  new campus at a press conference held at the School’s new location in the Al Hosn area.  The School also unveiled a first-of-its-kind Bachelor of Science in Management program marking a pivotal milestone in its strategic evolution to transform the School into a global leader for higher education in business management and innovation within the UAE and the wider region.

During the press conference, His Excellency Abdulla Mohamed Al Mazroui, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ADCCI, said, “We’re proud of this significant milestone. The efforts of the Abu Dhabi School of Management are consistent with the aspirations of our leadership and the vision for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to build and sustain a knowledge-based economy.  The School’s vision of being a center of excellence for entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation, and management will support the growth of the business field here in the Emirate. Thus, growing private sector businesses, all in line with the Abu Dhabi Chamber’s ambitious strategy aimed at strengthening the position of Abu Dhabi as a major business and talent destination in the Middle East and North Africa by 2025.”

“This development of the School’s campus and programs will contribute to strengthening its vital and prominent educational role in investing in UAE Nationals and residents alike.  This step will also support efforts to achieve economic directives of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the UAE Centennial 2071, as well align with the UAE’s priorities and its ambitious plans of building a competitive, knowledge-based and sustainable economy that is based on innovation,” he added.

Dr. Tayeb Kamali, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Abu Dhabi School of Management, said, “This isn’t just a new building; it’s a symbol of the Chamber’s commitment to nurturing future leaders and shaping the future of management education in the UAE. For over a decade, ADSM has been a cornerstone of the Chamber’s vision, developing management talent for the UAE.”

He elaborated that graduates today need the skills to be able to strategically leverage AI and other technologies in creating businesses that can disrupt existing industries with new products and services and gain a significant competitive advantage.

He further added, “As part of our structured approach to this new world, ADSM is pleased to launch a unique Bachelor of Science in Management program, with emphasis on digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics. This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills required to navigate and thrive in the new digital age while fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.”

Dr. Kamali also thanked faculty and staff for their passion and commitment to ADSM’s students.

Dr. Marc Poulin, Acting President of ADSM, said, “The School’s new campus is a state-of-the-art facility, fully equipped to house our undergraduate and graduate programs.  Notably, this expansion will not only cater to our current students, but it will also contribute to attracting a larger number of students driven by our new undergraduate program.”

“As we witness the rapid global economic transformation, we’re committed to aligning our programs with the demands of the job market.  In this context, we appreciate our industry partners for their continuing support. We are also leveraging relationships with universities around the world to provide our students a rich international experience” he added.

The Abu Dhabi School of Management and its academic programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation in the Ministry of Education in the UAE and the Department of Education and Knowledge in Abu Dhabi. It has also received many international accreditations, classifications, and memberships from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education in the United Kingdom (QAA Global) and the US Data Science Council (DASCA), among many others.

Enrollment for the program is currently open. To learn more about the program, please visit the following link: https://adsm.ac.ae/bscm/, and visit our special registration day on May 18.

 

ADSM Press Conference 14 May 2024

 

ADSM Press Conference 14 May 2024