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Get an MBA! An Online Degree in UAE?

21-Dec-2017 09:47:40 / by Nabeela D'Sa

Nabeela D'Sa

People are skeptical when they hear the words Online Education, Online MBA UK or Distance Learning MBA; why, because it has a tone of uncertainty to it. Before I go ahead and discuss your Online Degree in UAE options, take a few minutes to review this TEDx Talk about "The Wheel of Education"

After watching this video, what have you realized? Is our education system outdated? Do we need to churn the wheel again and identify what is essential to our existence? Our sustenance? In addressing my own children's' education, I question if it is necessary for them to know which tributaries are derived from which rivers and in turn where those rivers are born? I believe it is important for us to understand the schematics of the world and how rivers are born and die; but does that translate into memorizing the names of the rivers, its tributaries and its mouths?

If you agree with revolutionizing the way our children and, more importantly, we earn an education or a qualification then continue reading.

The MBA - Master of Business Administration is a relatively new degree directed at working professionals who may or may not have had a business education at the undergraduate level. We are looking to advance the skills and knowledge of the working individual, it makes logical sense that this person continue working while gaining the knowledge required to flourish in a multicultural business environment.

Today, only a distance learning, part-time or online degree, normally completed over 2 years, can meet the fast-paced digital era we live in. In fact, getting an online education has never been easier with some of the most respected and well reputed institutions, ranking in the top 100 worldwide, providing various platforms such as edX, Udemy and the likes for short courses for as little as USD ($) 200. Effectively, you could earn an online degree in the UAE from one of the top ranked institutions in the world because of the advanced technology that allows for asynchronous learning.

Academic courses such as an MBA, MSc, Doctorate even are available in a blended learning format where a certain percentage (%) of the course is delivered face-to-face in a conducive environment. The key here is the "conducive environment", which can be anything from a hotel banquet room to a classroom or a site visit to corporate offices. This lends to more practical and proactive learning as compared to the 'sit down' traditional classroom setting.

Now the only question that remains:

Are you ready to embark on your Online Degree in UAE?

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Nabeela D'Sa

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