The MBA program at IMT-Dubai is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in management disciplines. Upon graduation students are provided with:
At the end of the first year of studies, students can choose the area of specialization from the following:
International Banking and FinanceThe Concentration in International Banking and Finance major offers students a unique opportunity to study advanced theory and practice of financial markets and international financial institutions. The focus of this concentration is on current thinking regarding evaluation of the firm, investment decision processes, financing and dividend policy, asset management and financial strategies, and portfolio theory.
Marketing and Retail ManagementMarketing is one of the most practical, areas of concentration at IMT Dubai. MBA students with a specialization in Marketing acquire skills in analyzing and using existing data to make effective marketing decisions. Students learn theories and practices about how products, services and ideas are developed, distributed, priced and promoted by a variety of organizations.
Projects and Operations ManagementThe project management specialization opens a number of operational, hands-on, career opportunities. This concentration is focused on providing decision-making skills suited to today’s information and technology intensive environments. This flexible concentration takes a strategic and applications-oriented view of operations. In addition to the core courses, electives are offered in supply chain management, project management, and total quality management.
Human Resource ManagementThis specialization is designed to provide future HR professionals with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to contribute in both the strategic and tactical management of organization’s Human Resources. The emphasis during the course is on the various aspects of Human Resources i.e. Human Resource Planning, Job analysis, Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Performance Management, Compensation and Benefits, Strategic Human Resource Management and Change Management; all of which are essential for effective HR management within organizations.
Students are given the opportunity to choose eight electives of their choice. Electives offered are updated regularly to keep up with market trends and demands based on changes in the industry. The curriculum maintains the right balance between knowledge and skills combining a strong conceptual base with exposure to contemporary practices. A variety of learning tools are used for the acquisition of knowledge and skills. Role-play, case study, project work, field experience, assignments, quizzes, seminars and industry visits are some of the many methods used.