Exeed School of Business and Finance: B-School that Foresees the Future
Exeed School of Business and Finance | The Knowledge Review

The expansion of technologies across all sectors and the rapid adoption of new strategies have now transformed almost every sector. Integrated and Omni channel experiences have become the norm of this digitally transformed world. The rapid disruptions in the world have now spearheaded towards a new dimension, which seeks individuals and professionals who move at pace with the evolving world. Fostering such global leaders, who stay ahead of the global requirements, is what Business Schools are sought out for.

However, the Exeed School of Business and Finance (ESBF), the business school based out of UAE stands out of the crowd. ESBF believes that the best leaders are those who work with and through others to create optimized solutions to most complex problems. This take on leadership has helped ESBF earn the mantle of one of the finest B-Schools globally. However, ESBF attributes its success to its culture and location, which is at the epicenter of an innovative economy. Being a young B-School, ESBF has succeeded in creating an eco-system where aspiring individuals are nurtured, mentored and coached, and certified by world-class talented faculties and insightful learning.

Catalyst of ESBF

ESBF is led by a dynamic educationist, Dr. William Painter. William along with the senior management members of ESBF zealously works towards advancing the educational experience of students. While the key focus being the before-said, the team also work towards improving the international strategy, and in particular, issues related to the internationalization process, international alliances, and international marketing. Furthermore, he also advises the management on product development, curriculum design, and academic quality standards.

Backed by extensive experience in the educational sector, Dr. William Painter brings with him 3-decade long knowledge and experience. Dr. William has been active in international, private, and public post-secondary and higher education since 1988. He has worked with leading Business schools such as Groupe Ecole Superieure de Commerce, NCC Education, Laureate Online Education as the International Director and late assumed the role of Chief Academic Officer for the University of Liverpool/Laureate partnership. Apart from these, he has also served as Chair of the Social and Culture Studies Department for Stephens College, Dean of International Studies for City Vision University, and Executive Director of Bellevue University’s Center for Online Studies. His responsibilities here mainly included managing all product development and online courses.

Completing his qualifications is his educational background, which includes an undergraduate degree from North Texas State University, Master’s degree from the University of North Texas, and Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Education that Builds Character

The exclusive education of this global and industry-oriented B-School enables its students to attain world-class education from talented faculty in an advanced environment that is second to none. This institution of higher learning and executive education is a home to students from across 25 nationalities with 6000 active students.

Ranked among the world’s best degree programs, the courses offered at ESBF propels its mission of equipping today’s professionals, managers, and leaders with expansive knowledge alongside skillsets to perform and embrace the dynamic world of the future. The school offers a wide range of programs in Management and Business domains at both Master and Executive education levels. The most notable program among it is a one-year MBA in Operations and Project Management and a one-year MBA program in Health and Safety Leadership.

The MBA program in Operations and Project Management is a dual specialization program in Operations Management and Project Management whereby the learners will specialize in the entire gamut of business management. The program is mapped as per PMBOK 6th edition and APICS CSCP, which provides the learners with complete readiness to appear for PMP certification from PMI (Project Management Institute) and Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) from APICS.

The MBA in Health and Safety Leadership program is designed for senior health and safety professionals who are seeking senior leadership roles in health safety and environment domains. The program also equips the learners with British Safety Council Level 6 Diploma in Health and Safety, which further helps the learners in attaining GradIOSH qualification. The school delivers these programs through both the classroom mode and as well as online mode. While the ESBF Campus is located in the heart of Arab World’s cultural capital, it is an ideal spot for both national and international students

Along with these, ESBF also offers some certificate courses. These courses enable individuals to certify their skills from the world’s oldest accreditation and certification centre. This boosts the confidence of an individual and elevates their skills with which they can bring agility to the world of business and finance.

Furthermore, ESBF encourages its students to take part in public workshops wherein the students are enlightened with the latest trends in the global market, technology, management, and finance. These uniquely crafted workshops facilitate the student’s knowledge of Digital Marketing, Leadership, Blue Ocean Strategy, Supply Chain, and Big Data Analytics.

Completing the world-class community of ESBF is its vast pool of alumni. The school alumni work with prominent banks, financial institutions, manufacturing houses at CXOs, VP, Senior Management, and Advisory roles. Hosting a network of more than 50,000 alumni members, the students of this B-School have an added advantage of interacting with the alumni. This helps them to enrich their knowledge, have hands-on knowledge, and experience of the corporate world.

Heightening Confidence and Professionalism

The sheer pace at which the world is transforming has kept all the industries at its toes. As a result, every industry is always on the run. Apart from offering a world-renowned education, ESBF also offers its brilliant advocacy to various industries and professionals. Turning out exceptional graduates is ESBF’s mandate. Acting as a valuable asset, these skilled and efficient experts help in bringing agility and improve proficiency at all levels of the company, irrespective of the industry. Starting from health care, banking, and finance, FMCGs, retails, oil and gas, and hospitality, the talented professionals at ESBF have a solution for any complex problem.

The skilled banking and finance professionals face many challenges on a daily basis. Starting from staying upfront with technological innovations, unexpected service downtime, and customer demands, these professionals are always looking out for the best solutions to put forward. Alongside these challenges, the team is also given the responsibility of nurturing young and dynamic individuals ready to face the financial world and its challenges.

ESBF caters to every need. The expert pool at ESBF offers its aid in designing plausible and effective solutions to address global challenges. ESBF’s stacks of solutions are customized as per the banking and financial service’s needs.

The team at ESBF have equipped themselves in such a manner that they have a solution for any global problem. It is no more hidden that the world is becoming a global village and patients from different countries flying to specific set of hospitals for seeking better health care. However, this has further raised the need of training specialists who are capable of addressing the diversity and culture while also, further escalating their leadership and soft skills. In an attempt to meet the rising demand, ESBF has successfully designed programs for the C-level executives, senior managers, managers, and healthcare workers on a wide range of skillsets including Management Development Programs, leadership development, healthcare worker soft skills program, Blue Ocean Strategy, and even Big Data Analytics.

The healthcare training solutions offered at ESBF covers areas including, Supply Chain Management, Data Analytics, Lean Management, Project Management Program, and Six Sigma Quality. These programs for health care professionals are accredited by Chartered Management Institute, Cambridge International Qualifications, Project Management Institute, Six Sigma Study, and Institute of Management Accountant.

Any of the training programs or courses offered by ESBF is designed in such a manner that individuals, executives, and even the company can meet their demand on improving their expertise. Similar to Healthcare and Bank and Finance industry, ESBF caters to the needs of retail, oil and gas, and the hospitality sector. All the programs designed and offered by ESBF fulfill their needs and helps executives find solutions to global problems. A good example of this is its engagement with some of the leading groups like BDL Gulf, UAE Xchange, Samsung, IFFCO Group, and Modern Bakery. Since its inception, ESBF has been offering its aid in designing and meeting the training requirements on strategy, project management, digital marketing, and customer centricity management.

Apart from all these, ESBF also have certain courses designed for corporates.

Bespoke Training: ESBF offers customized training on more than 140 industry topics. These trainings are conducted through 3D Learning and Business Driven Action Learning.

Certified Programs: ESF offers consultation and Facilitation to organizations on certifying their talent on industry specific certifications including Project Management, Six Sigma, SHRM, Procurement, Supply Chain and Islamic Banking and Finance through in house training or open enrolment.

Public Workshops: ESBF conducts public workshops to help executives to stay abreast on the emerging trends in the market, technology, big data analytics, digital strategies for businesses, emotional quotient for leadership and seamless supply chain

Executive Education: This course is specially designed for executives. It helps global leaders to elevate their supervisory, management, and leadership skills.

A World of Opportunity

ESBF’s prime focus is to foster individuals to their highest-level of professionalism. Hence, it does not stop with just offering skill developing courses; it focuses on giving its students all the required exposure and industry knowledge. To achieve the same goal, ESBF has collaborated with prominent companies across the region to help in the student’s executive education. It also conducts road shows and trade shows in various companies. This helps the students to interact with the industry experts and broaden their network. It is ESBF’s mandate to put forward any strategy that helps in enhancing its student’s skills. The school’s marketing team also generate leads through LinkedIn, Facebook, Google Adwords, and various other lead generation portals.
Be the change you want to see in the world”, these words define the essence of ESBF. Through its skilled and seasoned students, ESBF is working towards changing the world. ESBF encourages its students to actively participate in prominent trade shows like ATD and Work 2.0. All of these strategies are redirected to the students ensuring the further enhancement of their knowledge, skills, and talents.

The Golden Pages

Having a history of turning out exceptional graduates, ESBF has earned various mantles. It has been constantly featured in various media outlets for playing an important role in higher education. ESBF has also received the Corporate Education Partner of the Year award from -one of the largest bank of Middle East. Exeed parent group received Forbes Higher Education award and the Best Business School Year award.

Words of Trust

Studying MBA in Engineering Management with UCAM is a lifetime opportunity for me. It has given me the opportunity to gather profound knowledge of Engineering Management, with this I am sure I will be able to tackle the technical and managerial issues in my professional career. It has also given me the chance to deeply know the innovation and engineering optimization strategies. It has also provided a platform to meet the different group of the most talented professors in the world, from which I learn day to day. I am confident that the future will offer unlimited opportunities for us regarding greater responsibility in Engineering Management and essentially, a Network of Future Managers.”

Shams Ullah, Generation technical Support Engineer, Saudi Electricity Company, Saudi Arabia

My decision to pursue my MBA at ESBF is worth every penny. 10 months into the program, I could take up any business idea and analyse it professionally from every angle. Besides delivering updated knowledge through its highly selected lecturers, the medium of learning is diversified, a key factor that equips every student to become a major player in the global arena. One of the best decisions in my career life.”

-Geraden Stephen Nenwa Nkwangue, Clinical Site Manager (II) (CRA II), Covance Clinical Development Services, Germany

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