Masters Program in Business Studies in Middle East

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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

The Middle East is the birthplace of several current major religions and influential empires from millennia past. Scholars and graduates get the benefit of immersing themselves in these cultures and gaining a deeper understanding of one of the world’s most vibrant regions.

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Master of International Business (MIB)

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 USA Boston San Francisco China Shanghai United Arab Emirates Dubai United Kingdom London New York + 8 more

Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Middle East 2017. Gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy with our Master of International Business program. Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. Locations Start your Master of International Business in Boston, San Francisco, London, or Dubai, then choose to explore any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of International Business at a glance Who is this program for? Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to gain a broad understanding in all areas of international business. What you’ll learn By the end of the Master of International Business program, you will have developed a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of global business. In addition, specializations will allow you to tailor the program to your individual and professional goals. There are six specializations to choose from—marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, project management, family business, and business analytics. Why Hult? Only Hult enables you to combine your studies with immersive learning in up to three world-class cities with Global Campus Rotation. Plus, throughout your core studies, Hult takes you out of the classroom to help you learn the basics of strategy, management, and finance through experience. See classroom theories brought to life through on-site visits to companies, compete in complex computer-based simulations as the head of a new enterprise in a virtual marketplace, and learn from professors who themselves have years of business experience. Curriculum Based on Hult’s award-winning MBA curriculum, students benefit from a unique combination of business knowledge, professional skills development, and practical experience. Immersion Your Master degree program begins with a three-week Immersion. Immersion is the first course in all our Master degree programs and lays the foundations for a successful year. It is a combination of learning academic fundamentals, teamwork, and forging a sense of community among classmates.You will also have the opportunity to orientate yourself to life at Hult and your new home city. The Immersion course prepares you to develop into well-rounded business professionals over the duration of your program and provides the knowledge and skills required to apply a competency-based approach to leadership development. You'll end the course with a capstone simulation which introduces you to complex, integrated high-level business problems in a true-to-life team format. You'll develop and execute a corporate growth strategy, managing all functional areas of a business. Core courses For your first three modules, your core courses will focus on the basics of business theory—taught from a global perspective. You will then choose from six specializations to tailor your final two modules to your individual interests and career goals: marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, project management, family business, and business analytics. Accounting International Marketing Global Economics Leadership Skills Capstone Simulation Financial Management Operations Management Global Strategy Hult Business Challenge Specializations Customize your Master program with specializations that allow you to tailor the program content to your personal and professional goals. In your final two modules, you can choose four elective courses from a wide range of topics. To be awarded a specialization, you must complete three of your four electives in your chosen specialization. Marketing Finance Entrepreneurship Project Management Family Business Business Analytics Practical application: Simulations & The Hult Business Challenge Applying business theory in realistic scenarios is central to all aspects of the Hult curriculum. Classes are enriched with practical application at every opportunity and skills are put to the test with both virtual and real-world projects. Career development Navigating an international job search requires an individual approach. At Hult, we are experts in international student placement and work one-on-one with you to craft a tailored career strategy. Career Fast Track The earlier you start your job search, the greater your chance of success. Our Career Fast Track program enables you to have everything in place so you can start applying for jobs as soon as you arrive on campus. Before you start your program at Hult, you'll have access to software that gives you a line-by-line resume review, webinars on resume writing, global market employment trends, and creating a targeted job-search strategy. So when you arrive on campus you can concentrate on your studies, networking opportunities, and begin your job search straight away. Line-by-line resume reviews Webinars on global employment trends, personalizing your job search, and how to get your resume to a globally competitive standard Interactive sessions with expert Careers Advisors Personalized support We work one-on-one with you to craft a tailored career strategy and give you the tools to execute it. Coaching Throughout your program, you'll attend workshops and coaching sessions to equip you with essential knowledge and skills in areas like LinkedIn optimisation, personal branding, negotiations, interview preparation, and job search strategy. Advice You'll be assigned a personal Careers Advisor who will work with you one-on-one to help you position yourself to enter your target location and industry. They can advise you on everything from visas to job applications and long-term career paths. You also have the opportunity to have an alumni mentor. Events There is a packed schedule of career events that bring companies on to campus to present, network, and recruit, as well as alumni mixers, expert guest speakers, and career open house events. Post-graduation Your career development doesn't stop when you graduate and neither does Hult's support. Constantly stay connected Your alumni network is one of your biggest assets, Hult Connect is an online portal that allows you to link with the 16,000 Hult alumni working in every major industry in every corner of the world. You'll also have access to our global job board so you can continue take advantage of our relationship with the world's top employers seeking talent. Hult's Alumni Mentorship Program provides you with an opportunity to be a part of coaching the next generation of leaders coming out of Hult. Hult Connect, the online portal for our 16,000+ alumni network Alumni Mentorship Program Global job board and networking events Lifelong education Change never stops, so your business learning shouldn’t either. We empower you to stay up-to-date with emerging trends by taking a complimentary elective each year for the rest of your life. One elective a year, on us. Most careers span decades and critical skills can change as you progress in seniority. The rapid pace of change also means future critical business knowledge might have simply been impossible to learn during your program. Before 2004 there was no Facebook or YouTube; neither the iPhone nor Airbnb existed prior to 2007; and yet understanding the impact of these innovations is critical for business success today. At Hult, you can refresh a skillset or get up to speed in a new business trend by enrolling in one elective a year at any of our global campuses. There’s a small registration fee, but the course is otherwise free of charge. Executive education options for life. Instead of studying an elective, every year Hult alumni can enroll in a range of leadership Summer Executive Education Programs at our historic Ashridge Estate campus in Berkhamsted, U.K. Courses feature a range of leadership and development programs, and are taught by experts with practical, theoretical, and commercial experience. There’s a small registration fee, but courses otherwise cost over $10,000 so the savings over time for Hult alumni are significant. Admissions & fees Hult takes a holistic approach to reviewing your application. In addition to academic achievement, we look for cultural awareness, leadership potential, and a drive to succeed. The option to earn a second Master degree in a further six months of accelerated study at our U.S. campuses Hult’s ambitious curriculum allows you to earn a one-year Master of International Business degree and a second Master degree in only 18 months.That means you can earn two degrees in the time it would take to complete one program at many traditional business schools. [-]

Master In Management

ESA Business School - Ecole Supérieure des Affaires
Campus Full time October 2017 Lebanon Beirut

The Master in Management of ESA, only Grande Ecole program in Lebanon, as future managers for easily evolve in competitive, international and multicultural environments. [+]

Master in Management

The Master in Management of ESA, only Grande Ecole program in Lebanon, as future managers for Easily evolve in competitive, international and multicultural environments.

AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM SPONSOR YOUR AMBITIONS

A race Allowing students to Deepen and master the theories and tools for a successful integration in the professional world. Coaching students in the definition and formalization of a credible professional project meeting Their aspirations and needs of Lebanese and international business community. A strategic business vision, operational skills and Ability to make decisions and drive change to enable students to Become Effective employed in Their respective fields.... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen Norway Bergen Austria Vienna Switzerland St.Gallen Finland Helsinki Poland Warsaw Belgium Louvain-la-Neuve Turkey İstanbul Germany Cologne Portugal Lisbon Brazil São Paulo Hong Kong United Kingdom London Russia St. Petersburg Canada France Paris Italy Milan Hungary Budapest Singapore China Beijing Japan Tokyo Ireland Dublin India Kolkata Spain Barcelona Czech Republic Prague Netherlands Rotterdam Australia Sydney Sweden Stockholm + 51 more

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master in International Management (KOÇ MIM)

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 12 - 12 months September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Founded in 2000, KOÇ MIM set the basis of the most prestigious Master’s in International Management program in Turkey. Master’s in International Management Programs are designed for people in the early stages of their careers – with little or no full-time professional experience. The Koç MIM Program is especially aimed at candidates who are willing to extend their network within national borders and pursuit a career in Turkey. [+]

Master in International Management (KOÇ MIM)

 

Founded in 2000, KOÇ MIM set the basis of the most prestigious Master’s in International Management program.

KOÇ Master of Science in International Management provides students with the competencies they need in the global business world.

The main components of the program are as follows:

Block Seminar Koç University MIM students start their international management degree with a week long, intensive seminar called Block Seminar. Block Seminars are academically and culturally intensive, and the experience is the ideal starting point into the program. Skill Seminars Skill Seminars exemplify the managerial and applied focus of the MIM program. Skill Seminars are training seminars in practical skills. They are essential to start in an effective professional career and fundamental to adjusting easily to an international management environment. ... [-]

Master of International Business Management (IMBA)

Westford School of Management
Campus or Online Full time Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Canada Canada Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah Fujairah Qatar Qatar Online Dubai Malaysia Malaysia Online Abu Dhabi Bahrain Bahrain Online Oman Oman Online United Arab Emirates Online Sharjah Singapore Singapore Online Doha + 21 more

This course is structured in a manner that the learner will receive dual certification, Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in International Business Management, awarded by Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and a Master of International Business Administration awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. This MBA is accredited by Ministry of Education, Italy and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), United States, hence the MBA has dual accreditation from Europe and US.The University also comes under the ENIC NARIC Approved Universities and is recognized worldwide. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Middle East 2017. Master of International Business Administration, Awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. Guglielmo Marconi is a world-class university promoting the use of innovative learning methodologies and an approach based on the development of interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and competences with a particular emphasis on the global perspective. Our diverse community has presently a total number of around 16000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, 300 faculty members and an academic advising team made of more than 200 experts. The University Headquarters are situated in the heart of Rome, near the Vatican City but numerous regional and international branches allow both domestic and overseas students to take their final exam and present their thesis dissertation without leaving their own country or state. Guglielmo Marconi University is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and is also accredited by ACICS – Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the largest US accrediting institution linked to the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).This means that GMU Bachelors and Master’s will be valid not only in Europe but also in the United States, giving students new and greater career opportunities in a larger number of countries: ... [-]

Professional Master's Degree in Data Analytics

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Big data is paving the way to empower businesses to make better decisions: With the amount of digital data increasing at an enormous rate, rigorous research is carried out in an effort to extract value from the massive data sets, to turn them into smarter decisions for improving business results. The emerging field of Data Analytics holds the key to unleashing that potential. [+]

Big data is paving the way to empower businesses to make better decisions: With the amount of digital data increasing at an enormous rate, rigorous research is carried out in an effort to extract value from the massive data sets, to turn them into smarter decisions for improving business results. The emerging field of Data Analytics holds the key to unleashing that potential. Data Analytics is considered to be a relatively new field which integrates state-of-the-art computational and statistical techniques to extract business value from a rapidly expanding volume of data. Many consulting firms claim that Data Analytics will be one of the key skills of the 21st century. Most critical issue, however, is the shortage of analytical talent that could turn the high-volume data into useful information that will be used for better decision making. In a business world in which the gap between winners and losers is narrowing down, companies are increasingly turning to data analytics to gain a competitive advantage in productivity, profitability and sustainable manufacturing processes for better products and better services. To be able to do that, companies need trained workforce skilled in Data Analytics, who are equipped to manage, understand and model the data, interpret the outcome and communicate the results for business use. Professionals holding a degree in Data Analytics will be well positioned to help their organizations gain a competitive advantage in a data-driven world. This program is designed to help our participants develop the skill set needed for creating and maintaining the added competitive edge that innovative companies are trying to establish. Our curriculum will help you develop skills required for data-driven decision-making with a wide variety of courses such as: Programming, Data management and data processing, Data mining, Machine learning, Statistical models for data analysis, Optimization, Decision modeling, Exploratory data analysis and visualization, Social network analysis, Data privacy, security and forensic discovery, Information security law, Business communication, Project management, a capstone project and more. Admission Requirements Applications for non-thesis master’s programs are evaluated by the assigned Admission Jury. Suitable candidates are invited to a personal interview. Admissions are finalized by the approval of the related Graduate School Board upon the recommendation of the Jury and are announced to the applicants. Application periods can be found in the Academic Calendar of Sabanci University. Your registration will be completed upon the approval of Turkish Higher Education Council regarding the equivalence of the last graduated higher instution and the course of study. Program Structure Professional Master's Degree in Data Analytics is a 30-credit program that can be completed in one academic year. The courses are distributed across three consecutive semesters (Fall-Spring-Summer), each of which lasts 14 weeks. Students take 10 courses (excluding the Term Project) in total from various areas. The Term Project is a non-credit course. Who should apply Professional Master’s Degree in Data Analytics is designed for working professionals who are looking into developing their analytical skills with no interruption on participants’ careers. The expected participant profile: Graduates of disciplines with a solid quantitative background (e.g. computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics, economics and other fields with a quantitative focus), or All professionals who have ample work experience in a data-analytics-related area and are seeking in-depth training in Big Data Analysis. Skills Acquired Diagnose, understand, measure and evaluate data to enable better decision making within the organization. Define and apply appropriate methodologies for complex business problems. Interpret findings, present and communicate the results. Graduates can find work as data analysts, data managers, data modelers and data scientists in the financial institutions, healthcare industry, insurance industry, telecommunications industry, marketing and media firms, retail industry and government agencies. [-]

Full-time MSc Shipping and Transport

Netherlands Maritime University
Campus Full time 13 - 18 months February 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam Oman Sohar + 2 more

The Master of Science Shipping and Transport is a management program for maritime professionals who wish to pursue a management career in the exciting international world of shipping and transport. [+]

Objective

The Full-time Master of Science Shipping and Transport program offers you a combination of extensive knowledge and skills training, enabling you to fulfil a management position in the shipping and transport industry. As a participant of the program you will be exposed to a multidisciplinary view on maritime, port, transport and logistics issues and to complex management problems.

Program Structure

The full-time program has a total duration of twelve to eighteen months. Courses will be taught for 11 months. During the last block you will start the thesis research project. Classes, excursions and hands-on training, such as management games and simulator exercises will be scheduled from Monday to Friday.... [-]


Master of Governance and Public Policy

United Arab Emirates University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates AL Ain

The Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills, and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tools and techniques in public governance including the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of public policy in the dynamic and complex era of globalization. [+]

The Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills, and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tools and techniques in public governance including the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of public policy in the dynamic and complex era of globalization. The Program combines relevant contemporary theories, professional skills, practical knowledge, high level research skills and critical thinking to approach the questions of governance and policy management in the new millennium. The MGPP equips students with cutting-edge skills to undertake open, accountable, responsive, and inclusive leadership to address the administrative, ethical, financial, organizational, and political challenges in delivering superior governmental services and making effectual decisions. Program Objectives To prepare professionals and public policy leaders to discuss, analyze, and evaluate public policies. To appreciate the complex and cross-sectorial nature of public policy, public policy challenges, and public policy solutions. To implement skills necessary to address important criteria of transparency, accountability, responsive, effectiveness, efficiency, and inclusive in all policy processes. To develop leadership skills necessary to lead national and local institutions and perform administrative, financial, organizational, and political activities. To exercise ethical and moral standards in public policy processes and leadership behaviors. To equip students with various analytical tools to effectively diagnose and proffer solutions to complex public policy issues. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to: Comprehend selected theories and methods in public governance, policy analysis, market-government relations, macro and micro economics, public budgeting, leadership, and research in the analysis and formulation of public policy. Conduct governance and public policy research using appropriate research methods, ethics procedures, and statistical analysis Apply qualitative and quantitative skills in the formulation of public policy independently and in teams. Use different tools and techniques in policy analysis, stakeholder management, successful policy implementation, effective program evaluation, and financial management Communicate descriptive and analytical knowledge effectively in written and oral format to various audiences. Demonstrate preparedness for continued reflective practice and lifelong learning in public policy and governance. Degree Requirements Required Credit Hours : minimum 36 hours [-]

Master in Social Research: Consulting, Survey and Evaluation

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The Master in Social Analysis of Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is the only degree of its kind in the UAE responding to the changing needs of policy makers. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Middle East 2017. OVERVIEW The two-year Master’s in Social Research: Consulting, Survey and Evaluation, is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills of how and why Social Research is instrumental in contemporary society. The countries that form the Gulf Cooperation Council possess an exclusive demographical and social structure that necessitates rapid changes. Socio-economic progress has resulted in transformation that requires appropriate corrections to economic and social policies. Research and analytical specialists are in high demand to monitor change, modify policies and make the right socio-economic decisions including changes to the education system, city planning, resource sharing, diversification policies and workforce nationalisation. The Master in Social Research: Consulting, Survey, and Evaluation of Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) responds to the changing needs of policy makers in government entities, state-owned enterprises and the consultancy sectors who require intelligent and skilled experts to design and implement responses to issues affecting the nation. International recognition Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi provides the combined experience of three globally renowned French universities including Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris-Descartes University and Pierre and Marie Curie University. This rich heritage of joint excellence is now available in Abu Dhabi under the Ministry of Education and is recognised worldwide STRUCTURE The degree in Social Research: Consulting, Survey and Evaluation is taught in English and covers a total of our semesters across two years, starting in October. This Master’s degree can be pursued either as one-year or two-year programme, depending on the previous degree qualifications of the candidate [-]

Master in International Tourism Management

ENGECON - Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering & Economics, Dubai Branch
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai + 1 more

The graduates of the Master in International Tourism Management program are ready to pursue their careers in tourism and hospitality and the related fields at the middle management or higher management levels. [+]

Master of International Tourism Management

Tourism industry is one of the largest, high-profit and most dynamic industries developing in the today’s world. Tourism market is characterized by complicated structure and special characteristics requiring the industry-specific knowledge and expertise. That is why there is a steady demand for the educated professionals in the field of tourism and hospitality management.

The graduates of the Master in International Tourism Management program are ready to pursue their careers in tourism and hospitality and the related fields at the middle management or higher management levels, establish their own business in the tourism or service-related field or continue their development in the academic world.... [-]


Master of Economics

Zirve University
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Turkey Gaziantep + 1 more

The <strong>Economics postgraduate program</strong> is designed to provide students advanced knowledge in Economics. [+]

Program Description

Zirve University is proud to introduce its Masters Degree in Economics. Economics is the scientific study of how to use resources in the best possible way. Economics focuses on the use of resources in a social world; the individual, the firm, and through markets. The effect of government policy is of particular interest. 

The Economics M.A. program of Zirve University aims to prepare graduates for careers in business, government, or towards further advancement in academia. Successful students will master the economic theory on a high level, will learn to apply theory to answer applied economic questions, and to express and explain these finding verbally and in writing. ... [-]


Master of Commerce (MCOM)

Abasyn University RAK Campus
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

The objective of the program is to produce capable and confident managers, entrepreneurs and academicians by providing the students with a deep analytical knowledge of the core subjects of commerce as well as sound knowledge of their areas of specialization. The program aspires to provide students with basic knowledge in field of commerce & awareness about the prevailing business environment, thus enabling them... [+]

Master of Commerce (MCOM) The objective of the program is to produce capable and confident managers, entrepreneurs and academicians by providing the students with a deep analytical knowledge of the core subjects of commerce as well as sound knowledge of their areas of specialization. The program aspires to provide students with basic knowledge in field of commerce & awareness about the prevailing business environment, thus enabling them to seek higher education & making a contribution to thier chosen fields of endevour Eligibility Criteria 14th Years of education with at least second division. [-]

Master’s in Accounting with Research Project and Courses

King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Economics & Administration FEA
Campus Full time September 2017 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Requirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting: To obtain a bachelor's degree in Accounting student must complete at least [+]

Master’s in Accounting with Research Project and CoursesRequirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting:

To obtain a master's degree in accounting student must complete at least:

(42) units, including research project, and be distributed as follows:

(24) unit, form approved compulsory courses.

(9) unit, from approved internal optional courses.

(6) unit, from approved external optional courses.

(3) unit, approved research project. The following is a breakdown of:

 A - The compulsory courses (24) certified unit:

Accounting theory Contemporary accounting topics Administrative and accounting costs Auditing Theory Studies in Islamic accounting thought Research methods and quantitative analysis Administrative economy Strategic management ... [-]

Master of Commerce

International Institute of Management & Technology Studies
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years United Arab Emirates Dubai

The course strengthens the theoretical, analytical, and applied knowledge base of commerce. There is ample scope of direct employment particularly in research and corporate sector. [+]

Master of CommerceThe course strengthens the theoretical, analytical, and applied knowledge base of commerce. There is ample scope of direct employment particularly in research and corporate sector. This builds skills and knowledge so the students gain an edge over other aspiring corporate world students.

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Masters in Islamic Financial Management (MIFM)

Effat University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

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Masters in Business Studies in Middle East 2017. The MIFM is the first degree in Islamic financial management at KSA. It focuses on financial management and answers real needs apparent in the industry. It is the outcome of an innovative collaboration between Effat University and theEcole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA), a Middle East business school renowned for the training it offers in the principles of Islamic finance (The Bankers, 2007), and the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), a business school ranked among the top 10 by the Wall Street International Ranking and internationally famous for the quality of its financial management programs. Effat University partnered with Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) to secure its Shari’a Review services for its Masters Program in Islamic Finance. SRB is a Middle East based Supervisory orientated consulting firm with a scholarly presence in more than 7 countries from MENA and Asian region. SRB reviewed and meticulously studied the referential authenticity of the sources used to make up the program and validated the programs recognition in light of Shari’a standards issued by Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutes (AAOIFI). The MIFM Philosophy The MIFM Program, embraces both Islamic and conventional finance. Islamic finance benefits from the insights and the excellent technical instruments developed by conventional finance; conventional finance enjoys a broader scope by recognizing and including the ethical underpinning of the Islamic finance industry. This view thus expands the potential of the field of finance and offers a clear strategic edge to firms that can modify their mindsets. In particular, MIFM offers this key benefit to its students. The MIFM program contains a balanced mix of conventional and Islamic finance modules. This structure enables students to gain a clear overview on the similarities, divergences, and synergies between Islamic and conventional finance and prepares them to hold key positions in the Islamic banking industry. Vision The Masters in Islamic Financial Management (MIFM) program strives to fulfill the potential of Islamic finance by educating a new generation of managers that will benefit from the synergies between Islamic and conventional finance. Mission The mission of the Masters in Islamic Financial Management (MIFM) program is to cater to a wide range of managers in conventional and Islamic financial institutions including investment bankers, portfolio managers and risk management specialists. The program distinguishes itself by providing the necessary management techniques in fulfilling the potential of Islamic finance applications, assessing risk, evaluating performance and efficient decision making, in order to strive in a highly competitive industry. [-]