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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BoP Labels

First Base of the Pyramids (BoP) Summit in the Region at AUC School of Business

During the first three days of October, the John D. Gerhart Center hosted the Base of the Pyramids Summit in a joint effort with Enterprise for a Sustainable World (ESW) and BoP Global Network Lab, who joined forces to build a strong ecosystem for BoP communities in Egypt.  

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AUC School of Business Academic Partner of 64th International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Congress 2019

Between  June 18-21, AUC School of Business joined the ICSB World Congress 2019 held in Cairo as the official academic partner; providing insights on the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt and the region.  

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KCC Partnerships

El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center announces new partnership with Emerald Publishing

El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center (KCC) signs an agreement with Emerald Publishing to include their teaching cases in Emerald’s Emerging Markets Case Studies collection (EMCS).  

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VLAB Partnership

AUC Venture Lab Partners with IFC to Support Uprising FinTech Startups in Egypt

March 31, AUC Venture Lab signs partnership with IFC to further support promising startups in the financial technology space through the launch of a two-year program.  

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Toy Lab

AUC Student Team Pack Their “Toy Lab” All the Way to the Babson Collaborative Student Challenge 2019

The Toy Lab team members: Rana El Semary, Yomna Samy, Ahmed El Semary, mechanical engineering majors, Salma Morsy, actuarial science major, and Salma Ehab, double major in political science and anthropology, win the Local Babson Collaborative Student Challenge which took place on March 24 and prepare for the global challenge.  

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Star Awards

Promoting Experiential Learning and Versatile Faculty Activities Through Newly Introduced Stellar Teaching and Activities Recognition (STAR) Awards

The awards come in the form of recognition, in addition to, faculty support in all education-related purposes including enhancing the teaching experience, advancing research efforts, and encouraging professional development.

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A New Era of Digital Education at AUC

Attend the Digital Education Campus Conversation on October 9 in Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo to learn more about the innovative initiative. 

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AUC Hosts The Arab International Women's Forum, Empowering Women

Last week, AUC hosted Women as Engines of Economic Growth in collaboration with the Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF). Bringing together key representatives from different sectors, the full-day conference paved the road for in-depth discussions on the glass ceilings facing women and delivered recommendations on how to break such ceilings, empower women and challenge the status quo.

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Co-Working For Sustainable Employment Program Creates 12 Co-Working Spaces Across Nine Cities in Egypt

Through empowering co-working and innovation spaces and building networks across members of co-working spaces, 170 startups and 1000 jobs were created.  

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Women on Boards Observatory Releases 2018 Monitoring Report

In the latest monitoring report, the gap of women on boards in particular sectors was disclosed, with banks leading with 11.4%, followed by listed companies 10.2% and public enterprise companies 8.3%.

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Promoting Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility among Youth and Children

Through 2019 Summer Bootcamp: Engaged Generation During July, the Gerhart Center offered a two-week summer bootcamp targeting youth within the Summer at AUC program The main aim of the summer bootcamp held by The John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business was to promote civic engagement and endorse the idea of social responsibility among university students and children.

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AUC School of Business Official Sponsor of EFMD Responsible Business Case Competition Track

The responsible business case studies will mainly incorporate cases that address corporate governance, financial reporting and auditing, integrated reporting, anti-corruption, business ethics, social marketing, gender equality, corporate sustainability, and responsible business education and practices.

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Retail Store

Executive Education Launches First Run of Retail Management Program

Due to the recent marginal stability in inflation rates during the year and major economic reforms, the retail sector is expected to maintain a positive growth trajectory in the medium- to long-term. This anticipated growth, associated with consumers’ evolution and the change of spending patterns, encouraged the Alexandria Business Association (ABA) through the Egyptian initiative for retail development committee (I don’t quite understand this?) to approach the AUC School of Business for a collaboration in developing programs for retail professionals.

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