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New Member Spotlight: Woxsen School of Business

The university focuses on four broad areas: Internationalisation Research & Development Corporate Alignment Digitalisation Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability (ERS) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Woxsen is expanding its wings towards E-Learning in collaboration with government portals and private entities to deliver the best e-content, enabling learners from across the globe.  Alongside this, the formation of… Read more >

Challenging, Exciting, Eye-Opening – Students of AUC’s First CO-OP Program Share Their Experience

The program features an elective course [BUSC 4000 – Experiential Learning: CO-OP]. Through registering for this course, School of Business students are directly engaged, on a paid full-time basis for six months, with external entities with no concurrent course enrollment.Host entities include but are not limited to multinational corporations, startups, financial institutions, governmental entities, professional… Read more >

Sasin Grad Named AACSB 2022 Influential Leader

Aung notes, “I’m quite certain that without Sasin, I would not have been able to achieve everything I’ve done in my life.” He declares that when he entered Sasin School of Management for his Executive MBA (EMBA), he was “just a computer programmer nerd,” blindly trying to run a startup. But when he left, he… Read more >

V-Lab Named Best Accelerator Program in North Africa

“We are honored to be recognized as the best accelerator in North Africa, as it only means that our startups will also be the best in the region,” said Ayman Ismail,  Abdul Latif Jamil Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and AUC Venture Lab Director. The award came just as the lab graduates another cohort of 20 innovative tech-based startups… Read more >

EMBA Alumnus Moustafa El-Shenety ’21 is the Bronze MBA Entrepreneur of the Year 2022

Moustafa El Shenety has 15 years of experience in investment banking, direct investments, and private equity in the Middle East. He has worked on managing investment portfolios in various sectors, including services, financial institutions, retail, healthcare, real estate, and construction. He co-founded Multiples Group in 2010, the regional boutique investment bank, out of the DIFC,… Read more >

A2K4D Publishes its First Fairwork Report for Egypt

Following the rise in internet penetration rate from only 30% in 2010 to 54% in 2020, gig work has offered increased opportunities to find work easily, especially for workers in the informal economy, women and unemployed educated youth. Nevertheless, there are issues with the gig work model. The Fairwork report for Egypt examines the working… Read more >

Call for Investors for the Africa Business Concept Challenge

We are proud to announce the second annual Africa Business Concept Challenge (ABCC) in partnership with Peaqs. This virtual business concept competition for African undergraduate and graduate students will challenge teams to design a viable business concept that addresses a locally-relevant challenge or problem related to Agenda 2063, and inclusive and sustainable development. As part of this experience, teams… Read more >

Two New Forces Shaping the Globalization of Management Education

“Finally, a global business school goes local.” About 15 years ago that was my reply to a reporter when she asked me about a new program by well-known US business school. Funded by an alumnus, the program was to connect MBA student teams to small businesses in the economically distressed neighborhood surrounding school. I tried… Read more >