Managing During the Global Downturn - Hult International Business School Offers Insight Into the Economic Crisis in a Novel, Bite-Sized Format, the "Pocket MBA"

    BOSTON, April 9 /CNW/ - Hult International Business School, the world's
first global business school (, introduces the first in a
series of innovative "Pocket MBAs": short, intensive business seminars on
current business challenges designed for professionals, executives and
    The first Pocket MBA, "Managing during the global downturn", will be held
on Hult's Dubai MBA campus April 28-29
( A group of
distinguished business professors drawn from a cross-section of disciplines
will present and conduct discussions on innovation and strategy,
decision-making, and career planning during this financial crisis. All Pocket
MBA attendees will receive a certificate at the end of the two-day seminar.
    Dr. Nick VanDerWalt, Dean of Hult's Dubai MBA program, says, "Drawing on
Hult's top-ranked MBA program, the school is in a position to offer thought
leadership on today's most provoking and relevant business topics. Our Pocket
MBA this April will offer useful insights for executives to navigate the
current economic downturn. We are pleased to be hosting this event with
Dubai's TECOM."
    Hult's Pocket MBA in Dubai International Academic City will feature
leading professors on strategy and innovation, Dr. Daniel Deneffe and Dr.
Hitendra Patel, Harvard finance professor, Dr. Vicktoria Dalko, entrepreneur
and negotiations specialist, Dr. Patrick Courtin, Hult's distinguished
management professor, Dr. Michael Wagemans, and Reg Athwal, Founder of RAW
    Hult's President, Dr. Stephen Hodges, shares why the global business
school has decided to run Pocket MBAs. "We want to give professionals and
companies a taste of our top-ranked one-year MBA program in an abbreviated
format, while offering them a chance to gain valuable insights they can apply
immediately to their own companies. This is an excellent format to share our
MBA faculty's insight with the business community while offering participants
an exceptional networking opportunity."
    Seats are still available for Hult's Pocket MBA in Dubai on April 28th
and 29th. The registration fee is just USD100 for the two-day professional
seminar. Interested participants please call: +971-4375-3088, or email

    Hult International Business School operates MBA schools in Boston,
London, Dubai and Shanghai. Hult offers a range of programs including
undergraduate and master's degrees. Its flagship MBA degree received top
rankings from both the Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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