24 November 2012

AMBA Global Connections – Dubai

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AMBA Global Connections – Dubai

 Global Connections - Dubai 2012


The Association of MBAs works to support our accredited schools in all areas. For this reason we are pleased to invite you to our international alumni event in Dubai: Global Connections.


We believe that one of the key attributes of an MBA is developing a global professional network. With this in mind we created the Global Connections events to help your school engage with your alumni internationally, and aid your MBAs in building an active and meaningful network wherever they are in the world.

Global Connections – Dubai

Date: Friday, 7 December 2012


Hult International Business School, Classroom Dubai
Ground Floor, Injaz Building,
Dubai Internet City
(Opposite Dubai Properties Group Building)
P.O. Box 502988

Time: 19.00 – 21.00

Twitter: #MBAGCD

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The Global Connections events link students, alumni, business school staff and industry professionals from across the globe to promote global business for the future. This year we have the pleasure of hearing from Manchester Business Schools Chief Global Officer, Nigel Banister, who will talk about MBA careers and networking opportunities.

Keynote speaker

Nigel Banister, Chief Global Officer, Manchester Business Schools

Nigel is Chief Global Officer of Manchester Business School and also CEO of MBS Worldwide which is responsible for all part time awarded programmes in the UK and overseas. MBS has around 3000 blended learning MBA students and teaching centres in several overseas locations.

Nigel has extensive experience in transnational education markets and technology assisted learning. Prior to this post Nigel has been involved in major online learning initiatives for UK Government and with Informatics Holdings Ltd  - a Singapore listed company.

Nigel also has over twenty years experience in the IT services industry in technical, marketing and general management positions. He is a qualified investment banker and was in the forefront of introducing electronic trading in the UK. He was also CEO of the UK National Computing Centre from 1993-95.

Nigel served as a Director of two UK Training & Enterprise Councils, the UK Association of Research and Technology Organisations and as an elected Council Member of the UK Computing Software and Services Association. Nigel has also served as a Director of Salem University (US), Blackwell Publishers and Caspian Learning. He is a Non-Executive Chairman of the UK Rubber and Plastics Research Association.   

Who should come?

MBA Graduates and students.


19.00.-19.15 Registration
19.15-19.30 Welcome
19.30.-20.00 Keynote speaker address
20.00-20.15 Q&A
20.15-21.00 Networking, drinks and nibbles


Free for Student Members

£15 for all MBA students from accredited business schools
£20 for all Association of MBA members
£25 for non-members

This event is CPD certified.

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Hosted by Hult

Country Event Location
United Arab Emirates Hult International Business School
Dubai Campus
Members Cost Non-Members Cost
£20.00 £25.00
Student Cost
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