Business Accreditation Seminar

27–28 November 2018 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Tim MesconTimothy S. Mescon, AACSB International

Timothy S. Mescon is executive vice president and chief officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for AACSB International. He is president emeritus of Columbus State University (Georgia) where he served from 2008-2014. Previously, he served as dean and Dinos Eminent Scholar Chair for 18 years at the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Mescon gained extensive experience as an AACSB peer review team member, chair, and committee member for 25 years before joining AACSB. He is the author of more than 200 articles and case studies, and he has co-authored four books, his latest "Entrepreneurship: Venture Initiation, Management and Development" 2nd edition (Routledge/M.E. Sharpe). Mescon received his PhD from the Terry College at The University of Georgia, MBA from the Cox School at Southern Methodist University and BA from Tulane University.

AmineNehariTaletAmine Nehari Talet, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, College of Industrial Management

Amine Nehari Talet is an Associate Professor, MIS KFUPM, and currently is Assessment & Accreditation Coordinator (2015) and AACSB Coordinator at KFUPM. 30 years in higher education. He has authored over 80 research publications in peer-reviewed reputed journals, book chapters and International conference proceedings. in Information Systems, E-learning and knowledge Management. He is member International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) editorial for many Journals, and IBIMA Conference Advisory Committee. Reviewer for Pearson education Oxford University. He has been awarded a certificate on Online teaching from University Illinois October 2005 and Oracle from Oracle University 2009, “SAP Business Process Integration” 2016. Mentoring the Entrepreneurial CEO Workshop” November 04, 2014. The Entrepreneur Center, Nashville, TN, USA & the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. “Bedrock Programs of Academic Entrepreneurship and Their Role in Next Generation Innovation” November 05, 2014 the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Discovery Park, Purdue University, Entrepreneurship Educators” October 30-31, 2013. Babson College Massachusetts USA. Awarded Advising Award in Excellence in Academic, KFUPM 2011-2012.  Awarded Certificate of Appreciation and Recognition AACSB 2012-2013. Guest speaker at ICAM 2017 for a presentation tilted “Defining and Measuring Impact”. Active participant in AACSB conferences and committed to training as a facilitator for AACSB Business Accreditation Seminar (BAS).