Nearly 1,700 professionals have received high-quality executive  education at NYUAD since 2009.

Global organizations today face complex issues that can’t be solved by generic solutions. We challenge, inspire, and prepare your leaders to take on complex issues, implement your company's vision, and develop the tools to be successful change agents. 

Certificates and Accreditation

Participants successfully completing NYU Abu Dhabi programs receive a Certificate of Professional Achievement. Professional development programs are accredited for recognition by the Emirates National Qualifications Authority or the UAE Commission on Academic Accreditation, as appropriate.

We work with you to co-create customized executive development solutions that not only ask the right questions but, crucially, offer the right answers. 

Review our range of expertise below to get started:

Economics and Financial Management 

  • Valuation
  • Real Estate
  • Strategic Finance
  • Finance for Non-Finance Executives

Computer Science and Engineering 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Fintech
  • Visualizing Data
  • Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering

Leadership Development

  • Leading Through Challenging Times
  • Agile Leadership
  • Creating and Leading High-Performing Teams
  • Negotiation and Decision Making

Digital Transformation

  • Leading in the Digital Age
  • Exploiting Disruption in a Digital World
  • Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Big Data, AI, and Business Analytics


  • Cyber Security and Executive Strategy
  • Cybersecurity Leadership for Non-Technical Executives
  • Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy
  • Data Communications and Networking


  • Driving Strategic Innovations
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Leading and Building a Culture of Innovation


  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Agility for Turbulent Times
  • Strategy Execution
  • Business Growth Strategies

Talent Development

  • Senior Leadership Development
  • Team and Individual Development
  • Graduate Development 
  • Focused and Specialized Development 

Programs Delivered

  • Leadership in Action
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • Economics Professional Development
  • Strategic Planning and Thinking
  • Finance for Executives
  • Change Management and Agile Leadership
  • Innovation and Problem Solving
  • Data, Risk, and Trend Analysis
  • HPC Computing
  • Negotiation

Read about some of our recent successes.

Our Clients

Meaningful business transformation starts from within. These are some of the clients whose businesses we’re helping to reinvent, with programs designed to bring out the best in their people.

  • Abu Dhabi Executive Office
  • Department of Community Development
  • Department of Finance
  • Etihad Airways
  • Executive Affairs Authority
  • First Abu Dhabi Bank
  • International SOS
  • Masdar
  • Miral
  • Mubadala
  • Tanfeeth
  • Tawazun