Book discussion webinar: Leading change in challenging times

leading change in challenging times

Join us in a book discussion of Dean Sherif Kamel’s newly published book where he shares his perspective on being the founding dean of AUC School of Business and leading in times of change. This webinar is moderated by Soumitra Dutta, Dean-Elect, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford; Professor of Management and Former Founding Dean,…

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AUC School of Business to host its annual Business Forum this week

AUC Business Forum

For the third year in a row, The AUC School of Business is organizing its annual high-level Business Forum during the period of 14-17 March 2022. The virtual forum will include roundtable discussions, where renowned and distinguished scholars, practitioners from business and industry as well as policymakers from Egypt, Africa, and other parts of the…

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Challenging, exciting, eye-opening: Students of AUC’s first CO-OP programme share their experience


“Student learning should never be confined to the walls of a classroom. The CO-OP program is designed to give our students a headstart in today’s highly competitive job market.” – Ahmed Abdel-Meguid, associate professor of accounting and Founding CO-OP Faculty Mentor. As part of the school’s efforts in offering experiential learning opportunities and in collaboration…

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Leading change in challenging times: Lessons of disruption and innovation from Egypt – thoughts, observations, and reflections

Leading Change in Challenging Times

AUC School of Business Dean Sherif Kamel just released his new book titled Leading Change in Challenging Times: Lessons of Disruption and Innovation from Egypt – Thoughts, Observations, and Reflections. This is a hybrid book—part memoir, institutional history, and inspirational business leadership advice. It is an evocative mix covering personal thoughts and reflections on Egypt,…

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Invitation to AUC Business Forward Annual Event 2021

AUC business forward

Under the title “Egypt Resuming Growth: Opportunities and Barriers”, Business Forward, the knowledge portal of AUC School of Business, is hosting the fourth edition of its annual event. The event of the year will: take stock of the year’s economic performance, look at how can the country’s private sector drive its recovery, launch the second…

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The American University in Cairo – AUC top African university that produces startup founders, new research says

AUC startup

According to recently published research compiled by Antler, a Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm, out of all African universities, the American University in Cairo (AUC) produced the highest proportion of individuals who went on to found highly successful startups. More specifically, the report referred to growth-stage startups (ones that raised more than $10 million), soonicorns…

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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…

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