MBA in Dubai ? What are your options?

MBA in Dubai?

Many people have this notion that MBA (Master of Business Administration) is the key to a great career and I must say that they are true. An MBA degree will give you an insight into the experience that employers seek. Few years back it became a trend for many to pursue MBA as part of diversifying their careers. You can find MBA qualified in almost all the industries, may it be Human Resources, Finance, Outsourcing, Management, Airlines etc. There are no exceptions to what an MBA can do for your career.

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Why MBA?

Besides the points mentioned above, MBA candidates are sought after because of the perspective they have developed during their study years. An MBA graduate is much more able to think logically and strategically than other courses. I have seen top notch engineers turning to MBA courses to build and diversify their careers. An engineer would erstwhile be Head of a particular department but seldom heading a company or a top notch job. By completing MBA, an engineer would also be well versed in Management aspects which he/she may have lacked previously.

MBA in Dubai – But why?

Many of the companies set up here were mostly trading and oil producing companies. They required more engineers than management graduates; not that there were no MBAs. However, the times have changed and the with that the culture of Dubai companies. With complexities in the business, came the requirement of shrewd and tactical thinking management graduates. And this is where MBAs came into pictures.

Where can MBAs get job in Dubai?

As the world gets more complex and connected, companies and organisations require troubleshooters to solve unique problems they face. MBA has many specialisations like Finance, HR, Marketing, International Business, Aviation Management, Logistics Management, Project Management and so on. MBA qualified are much in demand in the Banking sector, Financial services sector, Airlines, Holding companies, Trading companies, Investment companies, Accounting Firms and so on. 

Is MBA overrated?

Some believe that MBA is overrated and MBA may not be necessary to achieve career goals. Yes, but having an MBA is definitely an advantage. Speak to any person who has dome MBA and you would hear that they have had better job prospects after completing their MBA.

How about Executive MBA?

Another growing trend around the world and especially in Dubai is the Executive MBA. If you already have a sizeable work experience and are unable to quit your full time work, Executive MBA is a good choice. Under Executive MBA, the applicant does not attend the classic 2 year MBA but 2 year’s worth of course converted into a year worth of dedicated study. Under certain MBA programs, you take a break for a year and completely dedicate yourself to studies. Whereas some Executive MBAs have an option of evening and weekend classes.

List of Colleges and Universities offering MBA in Dubai

Below is the list of colleges and universities offering MBA in Dubai.

Sl NoCourseCollege/UniversityDurationFeesCollege Website
1Master of Business AdministrationTHE UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG IN DUBAI6 SemestersAED 8,040 per subjectCOLLEGE WEBSITE
2Master of Business AdministrationMURDOCH UNIVERSITY IN DUBAI16 - 24 monthsAED 84,000COLLEGE WEBSITE
3Master of Business Administration (MBA)MANIPAL UNIVERSITY DUBAI2 YearsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
4Master of Business Administration (MBA)INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & TECHNOLOGY STUDIES2 - 4 YearsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
5MBAAL GHURAIR UNIVERSITY6 SemestersAED 72,000COLLEGE WEBSITE
6MBACANADIAN UNIVERSITY OF DUBAI60 WeeksAED 92,295COLLEGE WEBSITE
7MBASHAHEED ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DUBAI3 - 7 SemestersAED 48,400COLLEGE WEBSITE
8MBA - Cardiff Metropolitan University, UKWestford School of Management12 - 15 monthsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
9MBA - Human Resources ManagementINSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY DUBAI2 YearsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
10MBA - International Banking and Finance ManagementINSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY DUBAI2 YearsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
11MBA - Marketing ManagementINSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY DUBAI2 YearsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
12MBA - Project ManagementINSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY DUBAI2 YearsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
13MBA - ShippingHSBA HAMBURG SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION12 - 24 monthsEUR 15,000COLLEGE WEBSITE
14MBA GlobalS P JAIN SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT1 YearAED 175000COLLEGE WEBSITE
15MBA in Accounting and FinanceUNIVERSITY OF DUBAINot AvailableNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
16MBA in Aviation ManagementEMIRATES AVIATION COLLEGE18 monthsAED 105,500COLLEGE WEBSITE
17MBA in General ManagementEMIRATES AVIATION COLLEGE18 MonthsAED 100,500COLLEGE WEBSITE
18MBA in Information TechnologyEMIRATES AVIATION COLLEGE18 MonthsAED 100,500COLLEGE WEBSITE
19MBA in International Business and MarketingUNIVERSITY OF DUBAINot AvailableNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
20MBA in International Hospitality ManagementTHE EMIRATES ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT1 YearNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
21MBA in IT Enabled Services ManagementBITS PILANINot AvailableNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
22MBA in Leadership and Human Resources Management (LHRM)UNIVERSITY OF DUBAINot AvailableNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
23MBA in Logistics and Operations ManagementUNIVERSITY OF DUBAINot AvailableNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
24MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementEMIRATES AVIATION COLLEGE18 MonthsAED 100,500COLLEGE WEBSITE
25MBA in Women's LeadershipSYNERGY UNIVERSITY DUBAI2 YearsUSD 26000COLLEGE WEBSITE
26MBA University of Northampton- A lead from BTEC Edexcel L7 Diploma UKMASTER EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL18-20 monthsAED 17500COLLEGE WEBSITE
27One-Year MBAHult International Business School1 YearUSD 69800COLLEGE WEBSITE
28The Strathclyde MBAUNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE BUSINESS SCHOOL1 - 3 YearsNot AvailableCOLLEGE WEBSITE
I wish you a fruitful career!
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