Middle East Conference (In-Person)
Business education is increasingly focusing on Technology and Data Science. Modern employers demand graduates with significant fluency in emerging skills such as FinTech, AI, blockchain, R, and Python. Join this session to learn how Coursera is collaborating with top business institutes and industry partners to deliver essential business skills.
This forum will take place at the University of Bahrain
Welcome and Opening Session: Diversity in the Classroom
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
This session will discuss efforts to promote inclusivity as it relates to teaching, learning and evaluation processes. Presenters will share examples of how schools are supporting faculty to develop inclusive curriculum and strategies for empowering students to uncover their purpose and be their own agent of change.
- Assaad Farah, Dean of the School of Business, American University in Dubai
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Breakout Discussions will explore the responses received from participants in the pre-event survey. We will expand on responses to discuss shared challenges, top priorities, and what we wish others could better understand.
- Ihsan Zakri, Manager, Accreditation and Member Services, AACSB International
- Tim Mescon, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, AACSB International
4:00 – 4:10 p.m.