Where business and academia meet: Two AUC School of Business cases win the 2021 Emerald - AUC School of Business Case Writing Competition

The realm of business around the globe is becoming increasingly dynamic and complex. This requires persons in business to be agile critical thinkers that take initiative in solving organizational problems that arise due to the dynamic nature of the industry. This makes the use of case studies in academia of utmost importance because they engage university students’ problem-solving skills and create a culture of active learning, critical thinking, and proactivity.

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AUC Professors Publish Landmark Report on Cryptocurrency in Africa

AUC’s Mina Sami, assistant professor of Economics, and Wael Abdallah, assistant professor of Finance, have published a first-of-its-kind report on Africa’s crypto boom, aptly entitled “Does Cryptocurrency Hurt African Firms?”

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An award for impact: AUC Venture Lab recognizes its most influential startups

The AUC Venture Lab launched the V-Lab Innovation Fund Award in partnership with Oxfam and the Danish-Arab Partnership Programme to honor its graduate startups.

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Devaluation: Why Now and What Next?

In an unannounced move, Egypt’s Central Bank raised key policy rates by 100 basis points and devalued the Egyptian pound by nearly 17% on Monday, March 21, leaving many panicked with flashbacks to 2016 when the bank floated the pound and its price plunged by 48%.

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AUC's Sherif Kamel Publishes Debut Book, Covering Leadership and Innovation at School of Business and Beyond

Dean of AUC’s School of Business Sherif Kamel '88, '90, '13 recently published his debut book, Leading Change in Challenging Times: Lessons of Disruption and Innovation from Egypt – Thoughts, Observations, and Reflections.

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AUC Students Rank Third in Global Engineering Commerce Case Competition

Undergraduate Students in AUC’s School of Business ranked third globally in the Canada-based Engineering Commerce Case Competition (EngComm), the “world’s only student-led multidisciplinary case competition.”

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Launching the Egypt Impact Lab (EIL): A Step Towards Informed Policymaking in Egypt

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa (J-PAL MENA at AUC) has achieved yet another milestone in the road towards supporting evidence-based policymaking in Egypt by launching the Egypt Impact Lab (EIL) in March 2022. Find out more about the lab in this launch event recap.

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Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration: A Catalyst for Inclusive Sustainable Development

Where do businesses and corporations stand when it comes to sustainability? And what is the role of business education in creating environmentally-conscious leaders? Learn more in this recap.

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A Glimpse of the Future: Experts Discuss the Role of Business Schools in the Just Transition for Africa

In the 2022 AUC Business Forum's fourth roundtable, the speakers discussed what a just transition to net-zero should look like for Africa and how business schools can help with that. Read more in this recap.

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Launching the United Nations Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Chapter Africa

During the 2022 AUC Business Forum, the African Chapter of the United Nations Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) was launched. Learn more about its establishment and its mission in this recap.

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The Future of Corporate Learning and Development

What should corporate learning and development look like? And how did COVID-19 affect the delivery mechanisms? Read more in this recap of the 2022 AUC Business Forum's second roundtable.

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Investing in Tech Startups: The Road Ahead

Find out more about what the future of venture capital investments in tech startups looks like in this recap of the 2022 AUC Business Forum's first roundtable.

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Tomorrow’s Leaders College-to-Work Pipeline Program Launches at AUC

Fifteen current Tomorrow’s Leaders students joined the newly launched College-to-Work Pipeline (TLP) program this spring, becoming the first TLP cohort at AUC. 

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Pitchathon 21-22: From sustainable fashion to digital payment solutions and everything in between

The business plan project Pitchathon is part of the Experiential Learning Entrepreneurship Program (ELEP) launched by the AUC School of Businesses Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) and the Business Association (BA). This initiative targets students who are enrolled in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation classes (ENTR 3102).

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CEMS Master in International Management: alumni recounts of a one of a kind program

AUC School of Business has been officially ratified and joined the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education in November 2017, making it the first business school from the Arab region and Africa to join the CEMS network.

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