KCC-P&G Commercial Challenge 2019: A Chance to Manage P&G’s Multi-billion-Dollar Brands

During the period of October 29-November 19, El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center (KCC) in collaboration with P&G held its sixth commercial challenge, exposing students to a competition led by P&G executives.  

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AUC Team to Compete in ENGCOMM Competition in Montreal

On November 12, the local phase of the Engineering and Commerce Case Competition (ENGCOMM) took place at AUC.   The competition, held every Spring in Montreal, Canada, is the world’s only student-led multidisciplinary case competition, devoted to bridging the gap between the fields of Engineering and Commerce through having structured teams of four students, divided equally among the two majors.

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Using Triangulation to Enhance Student's Experiential Learning: A Pilot Initiative in Close Association With P&G

During Spring 2019, Sherwat Ewan, associate professor of operations management, the AUC Career Center, and P&G joined forces to provide students of the supply chain management course with an innovative experiential learning experience.  

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Eduniversal Ranking

AUC School of Business Ranked First in Africa By Eduniversal

Voted by 1,000 deans from around the world as the best business school in Africa in 2019, AUC School of Business maintains its ranking as the top in the continent for the third consecutive year, according to the Eduniversal Business Schools Ranking Scheme.  

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Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism Wins the World Travel Market’s 2019 Global Leaders Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry”

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism recently won the World Travel Market's 2019 Global Leaders Award for Outstanding Contribution To The Industry at the biggest event of the global travel industry, the World Travel Market, which brings together a total of 5,000 exhibitors from around the globe and gathering more than 30,000 attendees. During the event, Egypt was honored among the very best in the travel industry.

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AUC Venture Lab Awarded Top Challenger in Middle East & North Africa 2019-2020 by UBI Global

Publicized on November 6 at the World Incubation Summit, the announcement came under the World Benchmark Study 2019-2020, a worldwide study that includes the World Rankings Report and marks quality and achievement for business incubators and accelerators.  

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RiseUp summit is Coming to AUC

For the first time, AUC will be the main partner and host of RiseUp Summit, the one-stop-shop event connecting startups in the Middle East and Africa.

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IMF Event

Global Manufacturing Downturn, Rising Trade Barriers: A World Economic Outlook Presentation by IMF at AUC School of Business

On October 29, Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, deputy director, research department, The International Monetary Fund (IMF), gave a presentation on the IMF forecasts for the global economy, based on the report released mid-October.  

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Student Podcasts

Podcasts in Business Education: A Creative and Multidisciplinary Learning Experience by Students

Podcasts are becoming increasingly widespread in our present day, particularly in higher education, for the most part as a teaching and learning tool. However, here at AUC School of Business podcasts are also used as a form of assessment where students are evaluated based on their own podcast productions.  

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Artificial Intelligence, Innovation and Inclusion: What the A2K4D Ninth Annual Workshop Had To Say In This Regard

On October 14, the, Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) held its ninth annual workshop gathering attendee representatives from academia, policymaking, civil society, and students. The day also witnessed the launch of the Alternative Innovation Measurement Lab (AIM).  

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Jpal Awardees

J-PAL Co-Founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo Awarded 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

The 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded in recognition of Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, for their experimental approach efforts to alleviating global poverty.  

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J-PAL at AUC Partners with UNICEF, Uses Evidence-Based Methods to Reduce Poverty

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at AUC (J-PAL) is partnering with UNICEF Egypt to host the first Global Evidence for Egypt seminar titled “Overcoming Youth Unemployment in Egypt: What We Can Learn from Randomized Evaluations.”

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AUC-RiseUp Summit Partnership in Centennial Year

RiseUp Summit is coming to AUC New Cairo for the first time and is expected to attract 8,000-10,000 people, representing 60 countries. Startups and speakers from all around the world will be on campus from December 5 to 7 to conduct talks and workshops, and to inspire young entrepreneurs.

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Ministry of Planning

The American University in Cairo Launches Leadership for Government Excellence Program

In May 2019, the American University in Cairo signed an MOU with the National Management Institute at the Ministry of Planning, marking the launch of a multi-year strategic partnership to offer executive and professional training to the Egyptian government’s leaders, officials and employees across all ministries.

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AUC's Master in International Management/CEMS Welcomes First Cohort

This fall, AUC welcomed the first cohort of students to its Master in International Management/CEMS (The Global Alliance in Management Education) — the only AUC program ranked by the Financial Times and The Economist. AUC is the only CEMS academic partner in Africa and the Middle East.

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