Business and Culture of Dubai/Uae

This course will focus on busines opportunities and operational challenges facing organizations doing business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Of particular concern will be the sustainability of the growth and progress see in Dubai over the last 20 years and the problems associated with managing a very diverse set of employees. Program content will focus on applied knowledge that will add to a student'd abilities to manage organization in a region which has experienced dynamic growth as well as the impact of the current financial crisis. We will also study the culture and religion of the region throught visits to mosques and a half day at the Center for Cultural Understanding in Dubai.

Course Number: 
GF-4672
Credit Hours: 
3.00