Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA)
The Executive Master's in Business Administration (EMBA) is a general management program that prepares experienced managers from a variety of backgrounds and professions for senior leadership roles in their organizations.
The curriculum is firmly grounded in the functional areas of the business enterprise. Additional courses are designed to introduce managers to developments significantly impacting business including technological advances, globalization and the internet economy.
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Executive Master's in Business Administration
At the beginning of the program, students take an intensive one-day orientation. The orientation offers a number of workshops to introduce students to the program, during which students are introduced to Blackboard (virtual classroom software), case study and analysis, library resources, and the writing of reports and reference citations.
The curriculum consists of 12 six and one-half week courses for a total of 36 credits for the Executive Master's degree.
* Students have the option to complete the BUS 620 Capstone Seminar in Global Business Strategy at Thunderbird School of Global Management's location in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration gives experienced managers access to selected graduate courses that will further enhance their ability to provide leadership in their organizations. The curriculum comprises the first 4 courses of the Executive Master's in Business Administration program for a total of 12 credits for the graduate certificate.
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The program is delivered in English over a period of 24 months at Zayed University located in Abu Dhabi and/or Dubai.
Course Delivery Format
The in-classroom instruction for each course is conducted every six and one-half weeks on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in full day sessions.
Additional off-site lectures are provided on CDs. Blackboard customized courseware, with e-mail and course management features, is used to deliver the offsite e-learning component of the curriculum. Portions of some courses involve videoconferencing. Students and faculty interact frequently to exchange e-mail, transfer files, submit papers, and access course materials in the form of PowerPoint slides during courses.
For more information on admission deadline, start date, and location for delivery of the program, please visit the Key Dates section of our website.
*Contact us for Zayed University's special English language programs designed for graduate students who do not currently meet the minimum English language entry or exit admission requirements or wish to improve their language beyond standard entry requirements.
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AED 128,000 (including text books and course materials)
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Graduate students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in course work taken in fulfillment of the requirements of a Master's degree.