Globally renowned University of Strathclyde Masters in Business Administration (MBA), celebrates this year its 50th anniversary, and has recently been ranked number 41 in the world by the 2016 Financial Times Top 100 Executive MBAs, a rise in 9 places from the previous year’s rankings. A new batch of students has begun the programme in partnership with the training arm of the Central Bank of Bahrain, The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF).
The programme is one of the top 10 in UK and Europe. It is one of only 5% in the world to be ‘triple-accredited’ by leading MBA accreditation bodies which are Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (“AACSB”), Association of MBAs (“AMBA”) and the European Quality Improvement System (“EQUIS”).
The new students will study the entire programme in Bahrain and will be taught by leading academics who fly in from the University of Strathclyde from Scotland to conduct intensive weekend workshops.
The Strathclyde MBA Programme Director for the Middle East, Dr Ron Bradfield, commented: “The structure of the programme means that students in Bahrain can benefit from a world-class MBA programme and still continue to work at the same time.”
Commenting on BIBF’s partnership with the University of Strathclyde, BIBF’s Head of Academics and Quality Assurance, Dr Keith Sharp, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Strathclyde Business School to bring one of the world’s top MBA programmes to Bahrain. For fifty years the Strathclyde MBA has been the executive programme of choice for business leaders from around the globe and this is a great opportunity for future generations of leaders in Bahrain.”
It is worth mentioning that the annual ranking of Executive MBA, delivered via University of Strathclyde’s international centres in Bahrain (The BIBF), Singapore, Malaysia, Greece, Switzerland, UAE and Oman.