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AUC School of Business Hosts Antwerp Management School EMBA Students for “Negotiation and Conflict Management” and “Doing Business in the Middle East” Modules

The American University in Cairo School of Business recently hosted Executive MBA students from Antwerp Management School, Belgium, who visited the School from January 25-29, 2024, to complete two modules.

The first module “Negotiation and Conflict Management” was delivered alongside AUC School of Business EMBA students that educated about effective communication techniques and proven strategies to resolve conflict – It helped students understand the importance and the process of negotiation.The second module “Doing Business in the Middle East” was exclusively provided to Antwerp Management School EMBA students and exposed them to both business and academic perspectives of current issues in the Middle East. The course provided an overview of the economic, financial and business ecosystems in the region that is blended with cultural perspectives and regulatory frameworks.

The participating students were joined by a cohort from Almau Management University, Kazakhstan, who attended both modules. 

About Doing Business in the Middle East (DBiME)

DBiME is a program that is offered to graduate students from business schools in different parts of the world who seek firsthand experience in this growing, diversified and promising region. DBiME is useful to students enrolled in the following programs: Master of Business Administration, Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in finance and Master of Arts in economics. The program is offered in English and the average class size is between 20-30 participants.

Program Content

  • Economic Growth and Development in MENA
  • Financial Markets, Investment Banking, Islamic Finance
  • Business Strategies for the Region (including family business)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Middle East
  • Business Ethics and Responsible Business in the Middle East
  • Market Research and Branding in the Region
  • Labour Markets and Human Capital
  • Business Law
  • Supply Chain Management and Globalization