AAU Hosting 3rd Meeting of UAE Business Deans Network
The College of Business at Al Ain University, Al Ain campus, hosted the 3rd UAE Business Deans Network, which is being hosted each semester in different Colleges of Business in the UAE.
Prior to the Deans’ Meeting, The President of Al Ain University (AAU), Prof. Ghaleb Awad El Refae, extended his warm welcome to the members of the Deans Network, which provides an exchange platform and expressed his admiration for the cooperation among academicians at this level, making it possible to form such a Network to deliberate issues of common interest for the common good of all business schools in the UAE.
Dr. Adel Ahmed, Dean of the College of Business at Al Ain University, welcomed all the guests and expressed his appreciation in accepting the invitation for this meeting and said; “It was really a pleasure to meet them, deans of colleges of Business and management team, from most of the UAE Universities, sitting across one table and sharing their common thoughts and concerns”.
Dr. Adel said, “We could find that few of the concerns are common to all, but solutions are diversified as well its implementation differs from institutions to institutions”. He added, there are many challenges and opportunities facing Business Education in Colleges of Business across regional and global which we could discuss all the immediate concerns, but needs much focus on the intermediate and long term demands and requirements to make Business education in UAE is model of success stories in the region through sharing the good practice and collaboration rather than competition in the scenario to improve our learning and teaching and research and also the community engagements activities to serve our UAE society local business originations and solve their business problems.