School of Business Faculty, Students Win EFMD Case Writing Competition’s Family Business Category

A case study submitted by AUC's School of Business El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center titled "Technology Park Company: Harvesting the Fruits of a Family Business” won the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Case Writing Competition’s Family Business category.

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AUC School of Business Holds its First Regional COVID-19 Online Hackathon

The hackathon aimed at building a crisis response system in collaboration with 20+ partners in various sectors, leveraging on the entrepreneurship momentum in the region amidst the challenges faced due to the pandemic outbreak.  

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AUC School of Business and AUC Library Activate Students as Change Agents Initiative

"Change is the law of life, and students are the most effective change agents in universities. Students as Change Agents and Partners is the Libraries and Learning Technologies (LLT)'s new philosophy and pathway for empowering students to actively improve AUC's overall life-long learning and research experience for themselves, their peers, and the community at large,” believes Heba Sayed, associate director, Strategic Engagement and User Experience, AUC Main Library.

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Business Association Stepping In: BA Got Your Back

While students are coping with missing major milestones of their college life, as well as the absence of traditional extracurricular activities due to physical absence from campus, the Business Association (BA) team vowed to provide students with a much-needed dose of positivity while doing their best to implement engaging activities.  

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AUC Provides Mentorship for Gemini Uplift Initiative

AUC will be providing voluntary mentorship support for entrepreneurs as part of the Gemini Uplift initiative to support entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initiative, launched by Gemini Enterprises Africa, aims to revive the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt and Africa during these difficult times through money, matchmaking and mentorship. Gemini focuses on supporting entrepreneurship in Africa, and particularly projects focused on social dimensions. 

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The AUC School of Business Executive Education Jumps 7 Places in Financial Times (FT) Ranking of Open-Enrollment Programs

Ranked at 67 in 2020, and rising 7 places from 2019’s ranking, the classification maintains the School’s positioning on the world map as the only ranked school in the Arab region and one of only three in Africa.

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Faculty Feedback

11 Tips for Managing the Digital Classroom During COVID-19

With faculty members worldwide proactively seeking out innovative ways of setting students up for success and ensuring academic continuity through the shift to online learning, we sought the advice of our faculty members on live lecture strategies after a month of first-hand experience.  

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Online Case Competition

Students Virtually Compete to Come Up with the Best Solutions for Real-Time COVID-19 Business Challenges

Adding to the list of students’ firsts, we set in motion our first fully remote case competition given the current situation, while still maintaining its essence; getting students in front of real-world executives to compete on solving existent company challenges.  

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AUC Venture Lab’s Fintech Accelerator: An Innovation That Inspires

Out of more than 1,700 business schools, the AUC Venture Lab’s Fintech Accelerator has been selected among only 25 highlighted innovations in AACSB’s Innovations That Inspire Challenge as a catalyst for innovation.  

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BSIS Story

Making an Impact: AUC School of Business Receives the Business School Impact System (BSIS) Label

The AUC School of Business has successfully completed the European Foundation for Management Development's Business School Impact System (BSIS) process and received the BSIS label, with the findings verifying the School’s significant impact not only on Egypt but also extending to the MENA region and beyond.  

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AUC School of Business Executive Education Shifts to Live Online Learning

With the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak and campus closures worldwide, education institutions are confronted with a new normal to which they have to adapt. The AUC School of Business Executive Education introduced live online learning for the first time, to continue providing learners with the knowledge to navigate the uncertainty.  

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Supporting Entrepreneurs and Their Startups During COVID-19: AUC Venture Lab Goes Virtual!

Abiding by the rules of social distancing while maintaining effective operations and supporting startups in such a critical time, the AUC Venture Lab has gone virtual.  

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AUC School of Business Yet Again Earns EQUIS 3-Year Re-accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

After undergoing a rigorous evaluation by the EFMD Peer Review team, the AUC School of Business has been granted the prestigious EQUIS re-accreditation for an additional three years.  

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AUC’s National Accreditation Reaffirmed

AUC has been reaffirmed for its national accreditation with the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE).

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Faculty Reflect on One Week of Online Instruction

AUC's faculty members have been hard at work trying to navigate the challenges that come with shifting to online instruction. News@AUC spoke to some faculty members to learn about their experiences so far and what they've been doing to adapt to the changes. Here's what they had to say: 

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