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  • Some thoughts on building a Syria “MBA” Program Neal M. Burns Tian Zhang
    Aug 3, 2009
  • Objectives
    Business Objective
    “Build the best MBA program, which is as good as Harvard in Syria”
    Project Objective
    “Assess the landscape of successful business schools and MBA programs to determine what works, what doesn’t and how the current environment impacts the MBA-program-to-be in Syria.
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  • Outline
    What is a successful MBA program and why do it?
    Who can Syria partner with to be successful in their future efforts?
    Who is successful in the advanced business education?
    What are the opportunities and challenges for the MBA program in Syria?
    How should Syria leverage its MBA progam portfolio?
    Recommendations
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  • What is a successful MBA program and why do it?
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  • What is MBA…
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    The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a master's degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. The MBA designation originated in the United States, emerging from the late 19th century as the country industrialized and companies sought out scientific approaches to management. Graduates of accredited MBA programs are well prepared to undertake advanced professional occupations in businesses, as well as in colleges and universities as instructors of business administration and management.
  • A high-profiled MBA program Yields Numerous Benefits
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    Benefits
    Economic Benefits
    • A more sustainable development
    • Enhance asset value and profits
    • Improve employee productivity and satisfaction
    • Increase core competences of creativity and innovation.
    • More employment opportunities
    Social Benefits
    • More accesses to the advanced business professional education
    • Contribute to overall quality of life
    • Increase the brand image of Syria.
    • Benefits for the government, the industries and society as a whole
  • Research Findings of Syria’s MBA education Awareness
    The findings below show the magnitude of the need for Syria MBA Program to expand their expertise in order to achieve more accesses to advanced business professional educations.
    Getting lost in the expanding business professional education
    Lack of association with the expert in advanced business professional education.
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  • Who can Syria partner with to be successful in their future efforts?
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  • Top 10 worldwide MBA program
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    # Top 30 U.S. Programs
    # 1 University of Chicago (Booth)
    # 2 Harvard University
    # 3 Northwestern University (Kellogg)
    # 4 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
    # 5 University of Michigan (Ross)
    # 6 Stanford University
    # 7 Columbia University
    # 8 Duke University (Fuqua)
    # 9 MIT (Sloan)
    # 10 UC Berkeley (Haas)
    Sources: BusinessWeek
    # Top 10 Non-U.S. MBA Programs
    # 1 Queen's University
    # 2 IE Business School
    # 3 INSEAD
    # 4 Western Ontario (Ivey)
    # 5 London Business School
    # 6 ESADE
    # 7 IMD
    # 8 Toronto (Rotman)
    # 9 IESE
    # 10 Oxford (Saîd)
    Sources: BusinessWeek
  • What are effective characteristics presented in MBA program that can provide our future MBA program with valuable takeaways?
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  • Effective Forms of Communicating Sustainability
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    • Global
    • Effective- More communication among the different countries
    • Downside-It asks for deep cooperation
    • Sequences-oriented
    • Effective- Easily to get all the resources arranged to build up a 1tier program
    • Downside- Other coursework might not be well set up
    Diversity
    • Effective-
    More Accesses to the underserved demands
    • Downside- Hard to achieve
    • Career- oriented
    • Effective- Ranking focus heavily on the placement
    • Downside- Academic record might be ignored
  • Key Takeaways from the current MBA programs:
    Questions we asked
    Who is being targeted?
    What are our ideal candidates?
    What’s our mission statement?
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  • Key Takeaways from Current MBA Programs-HBS
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    Engaged Community Citizenship
    A Habit of Leadership
    Capacity for Intellectual Growth
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    Key Takeaways from Current MBA Programs-Stanford
    Intellectual Vitality
    Personal Qualities and Contributions
    Demonstrated Leadership Potential
  • What are the opportunities and challenges for the MBA program in Syria?
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  • High-profiled faculty members
    Cross-trained functions
    Learning in practice
    An engaging community
    The world's business school
    A mature alumni network
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  • Recommendation
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  • How should Syria leverage its MBA program portfolio?
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    program portfolio
    Advertising and Media
    Innovation Management
    Finance
    Marketing Management
    Technology and Operations Management
    General Management
    Supply Chain Management
    Manufacturing Management
    Business, Government, and the International Economy
    Social Responsibility and Brand Management
    Accounting Management
    Leadership and Organizational Behavior
    Entrepreneur
    Small Business Consulting
    Real Estate Investment
    Strategy
  • Length of the program:
    24 months
    21 months lecture, including the holidays
    3 months internship (Required)
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  • Global Study Program
    A semester study abroad program
    Partner with other worldwide top business school
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  • Career- Oriented
    Satisfy Syria’s government’s needs and wants
    International on campus recruiting
    Small sized program in order to keep pace with the students’ needs
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  • Plan of Action
    Define target audiences
    Who are our ideal candidates?
    Re-branding Syria MBA Program
    Tie in new branding strategy across all touch points
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