NYU Abu Dhabi’s Executive Education Programs are Now Open for Enrollment

A view of an exterior of the New York University Abu Dhabi campus on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi.

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The programs, aimed at mid-career professionals, include healthcare management, special education, innovation and intrapreneurship, and educational leadership

The Office of Executive Education at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is now accepting applications for four specialized courses in 2017. Taking place in March and May 2017 respectively, these courses have been designed to meet and support the ever-changing needs of UAE organizations and executives.

The month of March will see two and three day courses in Effective Healthcare Management and Special Education and Best Practices in Educating Students with Disabilities (March 5-8). This will be followed by two additional courses in May, Strategic Innovation and Intrapreneurship (May 2-4), and Educational Leadership and Technology in a Global Context (May 21-22).

"In an increasingly unstable and changing world, executives, and managers find themselves challenged on a daily basis. Constant change requires the ability to adapt, lead and maintain a vision based on common values and desired results. NYUAD's Executive Education programs are like shots of quick knowledge that offer an accelerated learning curve to meet the demands of modern day organizations," says ​Eiman Al Zaabi, Associate Director of Executive Education.

“Executive Education at NYUAD aims to combine continuing education, content, and information about the latest techniques and methodologies across various fields. Our two, three, or five day sessions are delivered by leading experts and enable participants to learn with and from each other,” says Fatma Abdulla, Senior Vice Provost Strategy and Planning.

These programs are designed, developed and customized in close collaboration between the University’s expert faculty and staff and participating organizations. Open to professionals and members of the public, they offer intensive modules of knowledge within a set timeframe.

Executive Education at NYUAD focuses on development in areas such as leadership, operational excellence, economics, innovation and intrapreneurship, global policy making, culture and the arts, healthcare, and education among others, and are aligned with the UAE National Charter 2021 and the Abu Dhabi Economic Plan 2030.

About NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and research campus in the Middle East to be operated abroad by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly selective undergraduate curriculum across the disciplines with a world center for advanced research and scholarship. The university enables its students in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities, and arts to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and advance cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. NYU Abu Dhabi’s high-achieving students have come from over 115 countries and speak over 115 languages. Together, NYU's campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, giving faculty and students opportunities to experience varied learning environments and immersion in other cultures at one or more of the numerous study-abroad sites NYU maintains on six continents.