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Roundtable 3 AUC Forum 2021

Thriving through disruption: Business education institutions’ reality and future amidst digital transformation

In the third roundtable of this year’s virtual edition of the AUC Business forum, which took place February 8-9, specialists from leading academic institutions in business and management education from different regions came together to share their experiences and perspectives on how the current disruption affected the role and impact of business schools.

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Roundtable II AUC Forum 2021

Breaking through the breakdowns: Experts discuss what the future of work holds for us at AUC Business Forum

The digital transformation driven by artificial intelligence coupled with the disruption caused by COVID-19 has resulted in major global challenges and trends affecting the present and future labor market.

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IMF

2021 through the eyes of IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

AUC School of Business was delighted to host economic counselor and director of the research department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Gita Gopinath on February 10 in an insightful talk titled “The Global Economy in Time of a Pandemic,” who discussed the key findings of the world economic outlook update – a report published by the IMF. The talk was moderated by AUC student Nada Bakry and featured opening remarks by dean Sherif Kamel.

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Roundtable I AUC Forum 2021

For the first time: Students share their journey in business education at the 2021 AUC Business Forum

In an unprecedented event, this year’s virtual edition of the AUC School of Business Forum started with a session featuring the school’s key stakeholders; students. Ten students from AUC and other universities in Egypt and the world came together to share their reflections on how the pandemic affected their business education journey. They also discussed the current and future challenges they face, some lessons learned, and their business education expectations.

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Q&A on AUC's Ethics HelpLine

The AUC Ethics HelpLine encourages the AUC community to report any acts of misconduct or violations of the University's policies on its premises. It guarantees confidential reporting and documentation of complaints, as well as the timeliness and completeness of the administration’s response. News@AUC spoke to Wessam Abozeid, senior director of compliance in the Office of General Counsel and Compliance. What is the benefit of an Ethics HelpLine?

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A Warm Virtual Welcome: Class of 2025 Joins AUC

AUC welcomes the Class of 2025 in unusual circumstances — with new hopes and challenges awaiting them. AUC is still implementing a hybrid model of classes with an emphasis on maintaining a low-density campus.

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Board Diversity Index Egypt 2020

A Long Road Ahead: Key Takeaways from the Board Diversity Index Egypt 2020 Edition

On January 17, TheBoardroom Africa released the Board Diversity Index Egypt 2020 Edition in partnership with the Egypt Women on Boards Observatory at AUC School of Business and The 

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AUC Angels

AUC Angels: A Rising Star in MENA’s Startup Ecosystem

"The mission of AUC Angels is really to support innovative Egyptian startups secure seed funding, and in doing so provide an attractive pipeline of startups for our angel investors."

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AUC Faculty Reflect on their Students' Handwritten Notes of Gratitude

On the last day of classes, students surprised their professors with handwritten notes to express their gratitude for their ongoing support in online learning despite the unusual circumstances.   Walid Kazziha, professor of political science:

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A2K4D 10th Annual Workshop

Reforming for the Pandemic: The A2K4D Annual Workshop Goes Online

For nine years, the Access to Knowledge For Development Center (A2K4D) Annual Workshop has been a forum for expert, multi-faceted discussions on future outlooks in development and research in various fields. This year, the tenth round of the A2K4D Annual Workshop was a little different.

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EMBA Story

Decoding the Ciphers of Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

It is generally accepted that business ventures in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) entail higher levels of risk than in developed markets. However, the higher risk could lead to higher returns if the risk is mitigated by following the correct market entry strategy. This requires an appreciation and contextualization of the different market entry strategies and the relevant risk mitigation options specific to SSA.  

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EPN

Empowering Egypt’s rising business community, EPN

Building bridges with local and international Egyptian professionals while simultaneously supporting local grassroots entities is one of the School’s top priorities.

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disabilities

Creating an Inclusive Workforce: Students Help Integrate People with Disabilities into the Workplace

Taking an active stance to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace, students in Managing the Human Capital class engaged in a real-life, experiential learning project with DHL Global Forwarding to address this challenge. Their recommendations will be used by the company’s HR department.

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NRI

NRI 2020: A timeline of the hopes and fears of digital transformation in the Arab World

Established in 2002 by the World Economic Forum, The Network Readiness Index (NRI) is a metric that measures how prepared countries are to use the information and communications technologies (ICT) for the interest of development and competitiveness in the future.

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PwC

Impactful Synergy: The American University in Cairo School of Business Career Readiness Assessment powered by PwC

The AUC School of Business has a well-established culture of continuous improvement. The cornerstone of this culture is assessment.  The periodically reviewed assessment plan of the school captures the extent to which the school attains school-level and program-level learning goals. This exercise ensures a consistently high level of quality among students in terms of skills and knowledge relevant to their professional success and development.

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