Abu Dhabi University applies innovative teaching methods in all its’ courses. Innovations in education is a fast developing area and ADU stays ahead of competition through continuously refreshing its’ course curriculum, delivery methods, and introducing new courses.
Abu Dhabi University features a range of courses on innovation and entrepreneurship on both undergraduate and post-graduate level. These courses are available for all students as open electives. In 2018 ADU introduces a new specialization focused entrepreneurship and innovation. Below the details of this program:
Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Entrepreneurship is fast becoming a transformational trend in the 21st century. It has the capacity to reshape economies and industries, is a key driver of economic growth, generates jobs, introduces new products and services, and is vital for creativity and innovation.
This one-of-a kind program, offered in a country which a unique history of innovation and entrepreneurship, will provide you with the theoretical concepts and experiential opportunities needed to seize entrepreneurial opportunities. You will look at areas of entrepreneurial creativity and innovation, social entrepreneurship, venture feasibility, business plan development, and family business management strategy. You will be equipped with a range of transferable skills required in a broad range of entrepreneurial and business environments.
Common across all specializations in the Bachelor of Business Administration programs are courses that will provide you with a solid foundation to communicate effectively, carry out research, understand legal, social, professional and ethical responsibilities in a business environment, apply analytical and critical thinking to business issues, use information technology effectively and understand the dynamics of a complex global business environment.
Our program undergoes a rigorous process of continual improvement to ensure it stays relevant and in line with developments within the world of business.
We have an agreement with NEOMA Business School in France, ranked 17th globally, for student exchange opportunities.
The College of Business is both EQUIS and AACSB accreditated, making it among the top 1% of business schools globally.
The program is also accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), UAE Ministry of Education.
In addition, it is internationally recognized and accredited by WASC, a world-renowned accrediting commission based in the USA. WASC is one of six official academic bodies responsible for the accreditation of public and private universities and colleges in the USA, as well as a number of overseas institutions.
Our outstanding, PhD qualified faculty are globally diverse with an accomplished portfolio of published research. We create a nurturing learning environment, providing one-on-one mentoring to our students, continually supporting them toward success in their studies as well as in competitions and awards.
As part of ADU’s Corporate Social Responsibility, we provide workshops to high school students on contemporary business subjects including strategic leadership and entrepreneurship.
You will join a diverse student population, providing fantastic opportunities for cross-cultural learning. Our students regularly excel in competitions such as the Undergraduate Research Competition and other external contests.
Our state-of-the art computer facilities support our pedagogical approach which includes case studies, individual and group projects and assignments, as well as the best elements of blended learning.
ADU’s Undergraduate Research Competition will give you the opportunity to hone your research skills. You will have the opportunity to attend and participate in conferences and exhibitions relevant to your field, as well as industry visits.
Graduates of this program will be well placed to launch their own businesses, help with family businesses or join other organizations to help with expansion, new product development, innovation and ideas.