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News and events archive

Updates from the Dubai Centre –

Broadcast coverage

  • Malcolm Taylor (Dubai Eye) speaks to Professor Meziane Lasfer to look at what happens when a company de-lists from a stock exchange (September 2013)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Andrew Clare about the new multi-asset class index tracker fund (September 2013)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Stephen Thomas about the new Governor of the Bank of England (May 2013)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Stephen Thomas about Fund management (April 2013)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Roy Batchelor about his research "Good Patterns, Bad Patterns" and current events on world economy (October 2012)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Stephen Thomas about Multi Asset Investment Funds (July 2012)
  • CEO Middle East Magazine interviewed Ehsan Razavizadeh on why Cass is a class above (July 2012)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Guy Fraser-Sampson about Entrepreneurship (April 2012)
  • Professor Chris Rowley on Gulf News Broadcasting  Radio 1 about Home-working vital to maximise participation of women in GCC workforce (October 2011)
  • City 7 TV Channel broadcasted the Cass Graduation ceremony in Dubai in May 2011 and spoke to graduating students
  • BBC spoke to EMBA student in Dubai for the BBC  Middle East Report (June 2010)
  • Dubai One TV spoke to two Dubai EMBA students and Dean Richard Gillingwater (May 2010)
  • Sama Dubai TV Channel broadcasted Cass Graduation Ceremony (May 2010)
  • Dubai TV Channel broadcasted Cass Graduation Ceremony (May 2010)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Veronica Hope Hailey about Human Resource Management and Change (September 2010)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed  Professor Roy Batchelor about the UAE International Study Tour (May 2010)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Scott Moeller about Mergers and Acquisitions (April 2010)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Meziane Lasfer about Corporate Finance (September 2009)
  • Dubai Eye radio interviewed Professor Stefan Szemanski about Sports Business (April 2008)

Media Highlights

2016

2015

2014

2013

December 2013

UAE attractive for merger and acquisition according to the 2013 M&A Attractiveness Index published by Cass Business School, part of City University London. (Gulf News)

Clare Astley, professional development manager at Cass Business School: Soft skills put emphasis on the personal touch (The National)

Ehsan Razavizadeh comments: Islamic economy to spur job creation (Gulf News)

November 2013

Prof. ManMohan S. Sodhi on Adding new strengths to existing ones (Gulf News)

Prof Cliff Oswick's opinion piece in the National about how to engage staff and learn technique of non-leadership

September 2013

Seventh Executive MBA intake for Cass Dubai

Credit Suisse and Cass Business School launch new multi-asset indices

Cass Consulting report paints optimistic picture for Dubai's future

UAE and South African bankers strengthen ties

August 2013

Nature vs. Nurture, Can entrepreneurship really be taught? How does entrepreneurship education add value, if at all, to your career growth? Educational experts at Cass Business School reveal…SME Advisor

Creating a happy organisation is hard work, Gulf News

July 2013

Credit Suisse launches new investable indices with help of Cass experts

Students jet out to Dubai for new energy elective

June 2013

Dr Sionade Robinson, Associate Dean for Cass Business School's E/MBA programmes, says women need to support each other to succeed in business, and to embrace who they are and what they stand for. Gulf News

Cass Business School recognises Cambridge English exam for Dubai EMBA programme - Ame.info

May 2013

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum receives honorary doctorate at Cass Business School Dubai graduation ceremony

Cass MBA students visit Cass Dubai Centre and leading businesses

April 2013

Cass Dubai hosts Joanna Shields at Women in Business event

Ehsan Razavizadeh, Regional Director - MENA, Head of Dubai Centre op-ed 'Not all about the money', Khaleej Times

February 2013

Ehsan Razavizadeh, Regional Director - MENA, Head of Dubai Centre discusses why Dubai should host EXPO 2020, Khaleej Times

Cass Dubai welcomes Lord Mayor of London

2012

2011

November 2011

Insider trading as a tool for efficiency

September 2011

Cass Business School Dubai welcomes fifth Executive MBA Class

The class of 2011-13, comprising 61 students from 23 countries, will study at the Cass Dubai Centre in DIFC.- Ame.info

UAE and South Africa continue to strengthen banking industry ties

Capital Club and Cass Business School to host debate on legalisation of insider trading - Ame.info

Cass Business School and Hawkamah partner to raise regional corporate governance standards

August 2011

Cass Business School: Home-working vital to maximise participation of women in GCC workforce

July 2011

Cass Business School and Hawkamah partner to raise regional corporate governance standards - Ame.info

June 2011

Interview with Financial Times UK/Middle East Edition on Quality blurs with quantity in the Middle East

Investor base: Women and minorities remain rare

May 2011

Under patronage of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Second cohort of students graduate from leading Executive MBA programme

Second cohort of Cass Business School students graduate from leading Executive MBA Programme

March 2011

Cass Business School launches short courses at Dubai campus - Ame.info

February 2011

Cass Executive MBA programme reports 90% growth

Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Michael Bear, also the Chancellor of City University London, to which Cass belongs, believes the growth is due to youth motivation.

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2010

December 2010

Middle East ranked in first of its kind M&A maturity index - Zawya.com

September 2010

Cass Business School Welcomes 2010-2012 EMBA Class

Research finds employee owned business model offers greater resilience

New research by Cass Business School shows employee-owned businesses tend to be more profitable, more resilient and have more committed staff.- Zawya.com

Companies must reduce the cost of uncertainty

Education funds cut in recession - Khaleej Times

June 2010

Research shows CEOs who perform a major deal in their first year are more successful long-term - Zawya.com

May 2010

HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum attends Cass Business School graduation ceremony at DIFC

First graduates from Cass Business School in Dubai

2009

July 2009

Following the golden triangle

Food service provider Horeca Trade managing director Hisham Al Jamil (Cass MBA Holder) reveals the firm's strategy for staying strong during the downturn and why its staff do not need to be trained.

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May 2009

Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Official launch of Cass Business School's (City University London) new offices at DIFC

2007

Past Events

2016

Understanding the Gulf Executive Talent Marketplace by Matthew Lewis, Partner - Middle East and Africa, Boyden - global executive search, February 2016

An evening of Investment Strategy with Prof Stephen Thomas, April 2016

Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of DIFC: Executive MBA Graduation Ceremony - Thursday, 26 May 2016

Lord Mayor Alumni reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Jeffrey Mountevans, January 2016

2015

Joint Alumni Iftar Event, July 2015

Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of DIFC: Executive MBA Graduation Ceremony - Thursday, 28 May 2015

An evening of Investment Strategy with Prof Stephen Thomas, May 2015

Middle Eastern M&A Breakfast Briefing - Global M&A Market Trends with Prof Scott Moeller, Director of M&A Research Centre and Professor in the Practice of Finance, Cass Business School, Campbell Steedman, Partner, White & Case and Simi Nehra, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, KPMG (UAE), March 2015 (In collaboration with The Business and Law Society, City University London)

Understanding the Gulf Executive Talent Marketplace Networking and cocktail reception with London MBAs, February 2015

Lord Mayor Alumni reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Alan Yarrow, January 2015

School of Health Science Health Conference, City University London, in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre, January 2015

2014

Joint Alumni Iftar Event (Wharton, HEC Paris, LBS, Chicago etc), July 2014

Networking Reception with London MSc student at the Capital Club, June 2014

Masterclass: Private Equity, June 2014

Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of DIFC: Executive MBA Graduation Ceremony, May 2014

Understanding the Gulf Executive Talent Marketplace Networking and cocktail reception with London MBAs, May 2014

Cass London MBA students visit Dubai Centre and leading businesses in the UAE, May 2014

Transformational leadership talk with Visiting Prof Chris Roebuck at the Capital Club, May 2014

Masterclass: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), March 2014

SME World Summit Dubai, March 2014

Lord Mayor Alumni reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Fiona Woolf, February 2014

"Alternative Finance - The Role of Technology" Cass panel discussion with Eureeca at the Capital Club in Dubai, January 2014

2013

Welcome Reception for EMBA Dubai students Sept 2013 Intake at the Ritz Carlton DIFC

Cass Consulting research briefing (Cass-Credit Suisse Trend Master Index) and networking event at the Ritz Carlton DIFC, September 2013

Joint Alumni Iftar Event (Wharton, HEC Paris, LBS, Chicago etc), July 2013

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline Group, receives honorary doctorate at Cass Business School Dubai graduation ceremony, May 2013

EMBA Graduation Ceremony, May 2013

Cass Dubai hosts a panel discussion at the prestigious Capital Club: "Understanding the Gulf Executive Talent Marketplace". May 2013

Cass London MBA students visit Cass Dubai Centre and leading businesses in the UAE, May 2013

Cass Alumni World Forum 2013, May 2013

Cass Dubai hosts Joanna Shields at Women in Business event. Joanna Shields, CEO of the UK's Tech City, delivered an inspirational speech about her career experience to an audience of more than 40 women from a cross section of industries. April 2013

Lord Mayor Alumni reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Roger Gifford, February 2013

2012

Global Summit and Exhibition for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and SME's participation, December 2012

Middle East HR Summit sponsorship, November 2012

Arabian Business Conference Sponsorship, November 2012

Welcome Reception for EMBA Dubai students Sept 2012 Intake

Guest speaking event at the Capital Club in Dubai: Prof Meziane Lasfer on Facebook IPO - a tale of caution, September 2012

Joint Alumni Iftar Event (Wharton, HEC Paris, LBS, Chicago etc), August 2012

Arabian Business Conference Sponsorship, May 2012

EMBA Graduation Ceremony, April 2012

Guest speaking event at the Capital Club in Dubai: Guy Fraser-Sampson on Sovereign debt, deficit financing and liquidity worries, April 2012

Guest speaking event at the Capital Club in Dubai: Scott Moeller, Professor in the Practice of Finance on Global Outlook for Mergers and Acquisitions in 2012, March 2012

"Last Tuesday Tradition" Sponsorship event at the Capital Club, March 2012

Lord Mayor Alumni reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman David Wootton, February 2012

2011

Joint Alumni Event Dhow Cruise, December 2011

Guest speaking event at the Capital Club in Dubai: Steve Thomas, Professor of Finance on Investment Lessons from the Financial Crisis, October 2011

Induction and Alumni reception, September 2011

Guest speaking event at the Capital Club in Dubai:
Meziane Lasfer, Dip., MBA, PhD Professor of Finance On Insider Trading: Should the regulators legalise insider trading?, September 2011

Guest speaking event at the Capital Club in Dubai:
Charles Baden-Fuller, Centenary Professor of Strategy on What business models do we need for success and how do we get there? The Board Agenda, September 2011

Joint Alumni Iftar Event (Wharton, HEC Paris, LBS, Chicago etc), August 2011

Dr Gianvito Lanzolla on a Business Forum Discussion, Latest Findings in Strategic Management Research on how to successfully conduct your company in uncertain times.
A personal view from one of Cass's strategy experts, June 2011

EMBA Graduation Ceremony, May 2011

Guy Fraser Sampson on a Business Forum Discussion, Private Equity: Where do we go from here? A personal view from one of Cass's investment experts, April 2011 at the Capital Club

"Last Tuesday Tradition" Sponsorship event at the Capital Club, March 2011

Lord Mayor Alumni reception, February 2011 (Lord Mayor Alderman Michael Bear)

2010

EMBA Graduation Ceremony and Alumni Reception, May 2010

Lord Mayor Alumni reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Nick Anstee, February 2010

Induction and Alumni reception, September 2010

2009

Dubai Symposium, May 2009 with Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Founder of Easy Jet and Cass Alumnus

Induction and Alumni Reception, September 2009

Lord Mayor Alumni reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Ian Luder, February 2009

2008

Guest speaking event and alumni reception, June 2008

Guest speaking event and Alumni reception, March 2008

Induction and Alumni reception, September 2008

Alumni reception, March 2008

2007

Induction and Alumni reception, September 2007

Cass opening reception with Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman John Stuttard, February 2007