NYU Stern School of Business Partners with NYU Abu Dhabi to Launch One-Year Full-Time MBA Program in UAE

  • New York University The Stern School of Business is the only top American business school that offers a full-time MBA program in the the middle east.
  • The Stern at NYU Abu Dhabi One-year full-time MBA program will give students the opportunity to build a future career in the MENA region through educational modules in both Abu Dhabi and New York.
  • Applications to open October 2023; The introductory class begins in January 2025 and will graduate in December 2025.

ABU DHABIUAE, September 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — NYU Stern School of Business (NYU Stern), one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions, and NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), an outstanding liberal arts and research university, today announced the launch of the Stern at NYUAD One-Year Full-time MBA Program working hours.

With 54 credits, the one-year, full-time MBA program mirrors its two-year programs, offering students the opportunity to complete a comprehensive MBA that combines knowledge and practical experience while taking advantage of shorter off-duty hours. Experiential internship projects are integrated into the curriculum with modules designed to provide hands-on learning experiences with local organisations.

The new Stern at NYUAD MBA represents a step forward in business education in the MENA region and will help develop a pool of globally minded problem solvers in the UAE and beyond. It offers a unique opportunity for ambitious early career professionals to broaden their experience and take advantage of the region’s private and public sector growth.

NYU President Linda G. Mills said, “The establishment of the Stern Study at NYUAD MBA is a truly momentous opportunity. The launch of this program—NYUAD’s first professional degree, created in partnership with NYU The Stern School — is an important new phase in the successful development of NYU Abu Dhabi and a major step forward in fulfilling the vision that NYU and ours Abu Dhabi the partners considered this a ground-breaking institution from the beginning. It is also a wonderful example of the kind of inter-school collaboration we can expect to see in the coming years, and I have no doubt that its impact will be felt both regionally and globally.”

Stern at NYUAD is expected to welcome its inaugural class to the January 2025. Special features of the MBA program include spring and fall modules in the Abu Dhabi and summer modules in New York City. Students will also benefit from the expertise of a number of key business leaders from the UAE and global companies, giving graduates invaluable international exposure and every opportunity to enhance their career prospects.

As I comment on this milestone, Raghu Sundaramdean of the NYU Stern School of Business, said: “The launch of this full-time MBA in the MENA region is a game-changer for students who want to earn an MBA from one of the world’s leading business schools in just one year and build a career. in a region experiencing exponential growth. Through this pioneering collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi, we have a wonderful opportunity to educate the next generation of leaders and improve the talent pool in the UAE.”

Tamkeen, NYU partner in the UAE has supported NYU Abu Dhabi’s journey as a beacon of academic excellence, both locally and globally. The addition of the one-year, full-time MBA program strengthens NYUAD’s academic offerings and underscores the UAE’s commitment to education as a national strategic priority and an essential driver of economic, social and cultural progress.

Mariët Westermann, Vice Chancellor of NYUAD, expressed her enthusiasm for the MBA program, stating: “The partnership between the NYU Stern School of Business and NYU Abu Dhabi marks a pivotal moment for education in the UAE with far-reaching implications. As NYU Abu Dhabi, it remains committed to breaking new ground in global education , this collaboration is a remarkable milestone in our relentless pursuit of excellence, distinction and service to society in the UAE and many other countries around the world. The presence of the Stern School at NYUAD will help drive the knowledge economy in this dynamic crossroads region, a response to the growing demand for global business leaders and the opportunity to raise international business education to a higher level.”

The one-year, full-time Stern MBA program at NYUAD will lead Robert Salomon, a professor of management at Stern since 2005, who will be the inaugural dean of Stern at NYUAD. Rob is an award-winning scholar and educator who has taught and conducted research on globalization and global strategy for over 25 years. In 2016, he published Global vision: How companies can overcome the pitfalls of globalization. Prior to this appointment, Rob was Associate Dean for Executive Programs and Professor and Associate of International Management in the NEC faculty at Stern. He was previously appointed as a visiting professor at the IESE Business School in Ljubljana Spainand as an assistant professor at USC Marshall School of Business.

Upon successful completion of the MBA program, students will graduate with full accreditation New York University degree jointly awarded by NYU Stern and NYU Abu Dhabi.

To learn more about the program and register your interest, visit: stern.nyuad.nyu.edu

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  • The program consists of 54 credits, similar to standard two-year MBA programs, which provide students with extensive knowledge and practical experience to excel in the global business environment in a shorter time frame.

About NYU Stern School of Business:

New York University Stern School of Business, located in the heart of the city Greenwich Village and deeply connected to the city after which it is named, it is one of the best schools and research centers in the country. NYU Stern offers a broad portfolio of transformative programs at the graduate, undergraduate, and executive levels, all enriched by the dynamism and deep resources of one of the world’s business capitals. NYU Stern is a welcoming community that inspires its members to embrace and lead change in a rapidly changing world. A visit www.stern.nyu.edu.

About NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD):

NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and research campus in the the middle east which will be conducted by a major American research university abroad. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly selective undergraduate curriculum across all disciplines with a global center for advanced research and scholarship. The university enables its students in the natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities and arts to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world, helping to advance collaboration and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. Successful NYU Abu Dhabi students come from more than 115 countries and speak more than 115 languages. together, NYU campuses in New York, Abu Dhabiand Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university that gives faculty and students opportunities to experience diverse learning environments and immerse themselves in other cultures at one or more of the many study abroad locations. NYU maintains on six continents.

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