Faculty of Management News
Canadian University Dubai signs student transfer agreement with Trent University Dubai, UAE, February 8th, 2022: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has signed an agreement with Trent University to enable eligible students from selected business majors to transfer their studies and graduate from the top undergraduate institution in Ontario.
A shorter workweek is just the beginning – where do we go from here? Tuesday, December 21, 2021: Shorter working hours each week – sounds great, of course! It’s a big milestone in the UAE vision for an agile economy and a happy and prosperous society. So as we move beyond the initial excitement and work through the realities of making it happen, there are some important factors for employers to consider, to make sure that this new arrangement works in practice.
Dr. Agata recognized for contribution to PRME Initiative Sunday, December 5, 2021: Dr. Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch, Professor, Faculty of Management, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been honoured for her generous contribution to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative and will be recognized for her efforts to transform business and management education, research, and thought leadership globally in the PRME Annual Report to be released later this year.
FOM hosts guest speaker on HRM and creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion Tuesday, November 23, 2021: Continuing with our guest speaker sessions, the Faculty of Management (FOM) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) recently welcomed Saroj V. Pathak, Head of Customer Support Middle East and Turkey at HP Inc. to our City Walk Campus on November 11, 2021.
The contribution of human sciences to educational processes associated with COVID-19 Tuesday, November 9, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is pleased to share the recent work of Dr. Leonardo Mataruna Dos Santos, Associate Professor, Sports Management. His article entitled “The contribution of human sciences to educational processes associated with COVID-19" explores the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the social and behavioral factors that have played a fundamental role in its rapid spread.
A new paradigm in spiritual tourism marketing Thursday, November 4, 2021: Travellers from diverse backgrounds have been pursuing spiritually-motivated tourism for centuries, yet the term only entered the commercial travel dictionary much more recently. Interest in religion and spirituality seems to have awakened following the terrible events of 9–11. The subsequent so-called wars on terror, along with various global crises, have further motivated people to join religious organizations, or otherwise enrich their spiritual lives by visiting sacred sites and destinations.
CUD collaborates on consortium research: training during the COVID‑19 lockdown Thursday, October 28, 2021: Canadian University Dubai continues to expand its collaborative research efforts with the recent work of Dr. Leonardo Mataruna Dos Santos, Associate Professor, Sports Management. His article entitled “Training During the COVID‑19 Lockdown: Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices of 12,526 Athletes from 142 Countries and Six Continents” has gained traction globally as a consortium research piece with 105 contributing specialists.
FOM hosts guest speaker on human resource management: the career of the future Wednesday, October 27, 2021: The Faculty of Management (FOM) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) hosted guest speaker, Jihan El Saghir, who introduced students to the field of Human Resource Management (HRM) through the lens of an HR practitioner.
CUD research reveals impact of COVID-19 on tourists’ luxury spending Tuesday, October 26, 2021: Research undertaken by a team from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has revealed the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on luxury spending among tourists travelling into and out of Dubai. The study demonstrates a notable retreat from the purchase of premium goods as consumers reacted to international travel restrictions and concerns about long-term financial security.
CUD alumnus represents UAE at 85th General Assembly of IEC Monday, October 25, 2021: Engineer Mohammed Hasan, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) alumnus, was one of four national participants selected to represent the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the Young Professional’s Program at the 85th General Assembly of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) that occurred Oct. 3 – 7, 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre. He successfully won the Asia and the Middle East seat and will be working with the IEC this year.
CUD study reveals muted market response to COVID-19 vaccine announcements Sunday, October 24, 2021: A study conducted by graduate students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has revealed a muted response from the stock markets following the historic announcements on the COVID-19 vaccine programs in late 2020. The research found that, despite months of economic turmoil, the news that the world had been waiting to hear prompted some growth in both US and UK markets, but there was no indication of the dramatic surge that might signal confidence in the future outlook.
CUD Student and UAE paracycling coach sets sights on Paris 2024 Tuesday, October 12, 2021: Following an historic first outing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games, Emirati paracycling coach, Mohammed Al Murawwi Al Blooshi, says he has already set his sights on Paris 2024. As he begins preparing his team for the all-important qualifying events, Mohammed has another milestone to pursue before the next games, as he aims to be among the first graduates of the Canadian University Dubai (CUD) sports management degree program.
New MBA students welcomed as part of MBA orientation session Sunday, September 19, 2021: New MBA students were welcomed as part of the MBA orientation session hosted at City Walk campus, Canadian University Dubai (CUD). The students had the chance to meet fellow colleagues from the graduate programs. They were greeted by Dr. Nasser Taleb, Head of the MITGOV program, Dr. Elgilani Elshareif, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, and Dr. Davide Contu, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Management. As part of the orientation session, students were able to meet the Student Affairs team, the Learning Resource Centre team, as well as the Career services and Internship team.
CUD celebrates affiliation with CFA and CFA Scholarships Wednesday, September 8, 2021: Since our establishment in 2006, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has sought to make a significant impact in the realm of higher education. We have grown considerably from our beginnings, receiving global recognition for our commitment to providing students with a quality Canadian education in the heart of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). This has enabled us to foster valuable global partnerships, contribute to the Nation’s growing knowledge economy, and leave a lasting impression on the UAE’s education landscape.
Canadian University Dubai joins PRME Monday, June 14, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is pleased to announce our membership to PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education), a world-wide initiative of the United Nations Global Compact to promote responsible and sustainable management education.
CUD FOM Research Seminar Series Monday, May 31, 2021: Dr. Saida Harguem, Assistant Professor, Canadian University Dubai, participated in the Faculty of Management’s (FOM) research seminar series and presented her research paper entitled “A Conceptual Framework on IT Governance Impact on Organizational Performance: A Dynamic Capability Perspective” that was recently published in the Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, a Scopus indexed journal.
CUD and AWC Celebrate International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) Tuesday, June 1, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) celebrated the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6, 2021 with Al Wasl Sports Club (AWC) by participating in the Peace and Sport’s #WhiteCard campaign.
CUD and AWC host webinars to commemorate United Nations International Sport for Development and Peace Thursday, April 22, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD), in collaboration with Al Wasl Sports Club (AWC), hosted a series of webinars to commemorate the United Nations International Sport for Development and Peace on April 6, 2021.
From Canadian University Dubai to the University of New Brunswick, Canada: A chat with Bhaanvi Rai Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Through our established partnerships with a range of Canadian higher education institutions, students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) can choose to transfer the credits they earn at CUD to complete their degree in Canada. We caught up with one of our students, Bhaanvi Rai, who recently made this decision. She completed her first year of university education in 2020 with the Faculty of Management, achieving 30 credits that were successfully transferred to her current Bachelor's degree program at the University of New Brunswick (UNBC).
FOM webinar: When Individual and Organizational Resources Promote Well-Being and Performance at Work Monday, April 12, 2021: The Faculty of Management hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 entitled “When Individual and Organizational Resources Promote Well-Being and Performance at Work' featuring Annick Parent-Lamarche. The webinar focused on the role of individual and organizational resources that promote well-being and performance at work. Also presented were recent research results that fit into Dr. Parent-Lamarche's research program, as well as practical advice and implications.
CUD students participate in men’s cosmetics product launch Tuesday, March 16, 2021: International award-winning Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Management, Dr. Naveed Yasin, and his entrepreneurship students have joined hands with CEO of DFA Clinics, Dr. Fazeela Abbasi, as well as Netflix celebrity ambassador and internationally acclaimed Turkish actor, Cengiz Coskun