For more than six decades, the AUC School of Business has been playing a leading role in the Arab region region in training responsible leaders, producing and disseminating knowledge, promoting economic growth and serving the community at large.
The School strives to be the globally recognized knowledge hub and gateway to the Arab World, with specific focus on entrepreneurship and responsible business. The AUC School of Business is the only school in the Arab region to be triple accredited and to be in the EDUNIVERSAL 5 Palmes League of Excellence. This is a powerful testament that we are on the right track and an uplifting motivation for all our stakeholders to fully fulfill the School's potential.
We move forward in this journey equipped with a cutting edge and impactful approach of business education. The School's undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs use a very experiential approach to business education by merging both the academic and real world experiences as part of the students' education. Our programs utilize relevant and innovative curricula, promote excellence in teaching and learning and are designed to set the foundation for lifelong learning. The School uses a glocalized approach to teaching and research, combining the essence and advantages of a globalized curriculum and knowledge rooted in the regional context. Equipped with the critical thinking, open-mindedness, flexibility and imagination engraved in a liberal arts foundation, graduates of the AUC School of Business join or re-enter the workforce as responsible leaders and professionals with a perfect understanding of global market perceptions and realities.
Research is a fundamental value to the School. To achieve its vision of becoming the leading business school connecting the region and the world, the School strives to promote impactful research projects on the Arab region and developing countries in general. The School takes leverage from its geographical context and long-standing position that represent an enormous opportunity to take and sustain a thought leadership position in the Arab region.
Internationalization is at the heart of the School's vision and is embedded in its management and activities. Our rich mix of international faculty, globally-minded programs, the diverse exchange programs, collaborative research with top international institutions from around the world, global alumni network and unique outreach to the international business community are the catalysts of the international intellectual environment we provide.
Executive Education (ExecEd) is a core activity at the School and has more than 160,000 alumni. Since 1977, we have hada growing and successful executive education operation, positioned as one of the most comprehensive and diversified professional and executive education portfolio in Egypt and the region.
I am confident that our upward trajectory leads to the ranks of the top, world-class business schools.