Building on the esteemed portfolio of undergraduate courses in Business, Engineering, Medicine and Science & General Studies, Alfaisal University announced the launch of its first post graduate program; The Alfaisal MBA for Executives at an official launching ceremony under the auspices of HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal, held on Wednesday 22nd December at the Alfaisal University Campus. HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal recognized and acknowledged sponsors of the event Dallah Albarakah for their longstanding support and contribution.
The 22-month program is designed to be a “lock-step” sequence of courses for experienced executives with a global mindset who seek to elevate their performance by pursuing an MBA degree while they continue to work full time.
The Alfaisal MBA Program Director Prof. Earl Naumann stated “the AMBA program is based on Alfaisal’s unique formula: the case study method, Alfaisal’s distinguished faculty and a tight-knit learning community”.
“This newly designed MBA program at Alfaisal University addresses the current global challenges facing business. Therefore, emphasis is placed on cutting edge business strategies necessary for success in today’s turbulent environment. Due to the rapid changes in business, current knowledge becomes obsolete faster than ever before. The Alfaisal MBA strives to ensure that students are exposed to the very latest ideas and strategies”.
In a key note address guest speaker; HRH Prince Mohamed bin Khalid bin Abdullah Al Faisal, President & CEO of Alfaisaliah Group Holding, and an MBA graduate from Harvard Business school emphasized on the uniqueness of the MBA program at Alfaisal University and the value it can bring to its stake holders in the globally competitive world that we live in. He added “…The MBA program at Alfaisal is on the right track and has the advantage of catering to all stakeholders demands. Stakeholders today are looking at the end result and want a graduate that displays leadership skills with the ability to be critical thinkers, apply problem solving skills in the real world and an ability to deal with and interact in an increasingly globalized world. In short we expect Alfaisal University to be a leadership factory focusing on the outcome”.
Spokesperson for Alfaisal University, Saphia Ikram also stated, “Alfaisal University is a student centered University and the Alfaisal MBA program will provide an unparalleled international experience for students. Participants will immerse themselves in experiential learning opportunities that will push their boundaries, assumptions and beliefs”.
The event attracted high profile executives from a wide spectrum of industry, business and commerce who were all inquisitive about the Alfaisal MBA program. HH Prince Bandar Al Saud, Chairman, Executive Committee, Alfaisal University, Dr. Faisal Al Mubarak, Vice President & Chief Academic officer(Provost) Alfaisal University, HRH Prince Saud Al Faisal, HRH Faisal Bin Salman, HRH Abdalaziz bin Ahmed, HRH Bandar bin Khaled, & HH Dr. Turki bin Ahmed were also present at the event.