Department Overview

Since its establishment in year 2000, the University of Sharjah Executive Master in Business Administration Program has long been recognized as a pioneer in the region, attracting high-caliber students with relevant executive experience. It is a life-shaping program designed to equip local and regional managers with vital business education, and essential leadership skills necessary to become effective, and socially responsible leaders in today’s highly, competitive business environment.

 

The need for such leaders with a global mindset, high-stakes decision making and social responsibility is greater now than ever before. For that reason, the University of Sharjah Executive Master in Business Administration enables its candidates to put the knowledge and skills gained throughout the program to practical use in strategically challenging situations, such as leading in times of uncertainty and in conditions of complexity.


The Executive MBA program has been designed to:

1.Deliver high quality management education to middle and upper level managers in the private and public sectors, with an express emphasis on the Gulf and UAE business environments.

2.Be as rewarding as it is rigorous, providing ample opportunity for personal development and professional growth in an interactive learning and teaching environment.


 In alignment with the Program’s slogan "Aim Higher", students positively engage themselves in the rich learning process. Our experienced faculty strive to offer applied learning techniques to help transfer of knowledge and skills from the lecture room to the real business world.


The program offers opportunities to develop networks of relationships that extend far beyond the lecture room, allowing participants to expand their personal and professional prospects. Most importantly, it opens up graduates to a wider access to the rich opportunities in their respective organizations for promotion and advancement in their careers.


We welcome you to join a program that integrates the needs of the real business world ensuring sustainable success for both the organization and society.

Vision

“To be a leading program providing executive higher education in the country and the region.”

Mission

"To equip local and regional managers with vital business education and essential leadership skills needed to become effective and socially responsible leaders in today's highly competitive business environment."

Program Goals & Outcomes


Program GoalsProgram Outcomes
1. Graduates will demonstrate advanced business knowledge required for effective management of modern business organizations.
1.1. Demonstrate substantive knowledge of the theories and concepts related to various fields of organizational management.
1.2. Demonstrate knowledge of technical tools providing up to date solutions to organizations' problems.
1.3. Demonstrate comprehensive understanding and holistic view of organizations.
2. Graduates will demonstrate the leadership skills which add value to their organizations.
2.1. Demonstrate creative thinking and analytical skills appropriate to solving complex business issues.
2.2. Demonstrate the ability to adapt to uncertain situations and to lead in varying contexts.
2.3. Demonstrate the ability to deal with ethical issues while being socially responsible and adopting ethical standards.
3. Graduates will demonstrate the capabilities to work independently and in group.3.1. Demonstrate the ability to take initiative and be self-critical.
3.2. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams.
4. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.4.1. Demonstrate the ability to write effectively applying appropriate concepts and research tools.
4.2. Demonstrate the ability to present effectively and creatively complex and various topics.