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Students from Qatar University attend International Master’s Summer School

Published: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Students from Qatar University attend International Master’s Summer School

Five graduate students from the College of Business & Economics at Qatar University recently attended the the University of Bradford’s International Master's Summer School, spending a week examining sustainability in business.

The International Master's Summer School for Sustainability in Business was held 22-26 May 2017 at the School of Management, University of Bradford.

Led by Dr Mei-Na Liao, the event explored challenges and opportunities for sustainability in business globally, covering issues such as the Circular Economy, ethical leadership, international sustainable strategies and social media marketing.

It included seminars, practical workshops and company visits, along with the opportunity to explore the historic city of Bradford.

Dean of the Faculty of Managment and Law Professor Zahir Irani said: “The International Master’s Summer School for Sustainability in Business offers graduate students a unique opportunity to enrich their experience and knowledge of contemporary issues in global business sustainability. Simultaneously, it is offering us, as a school, an opportunity to build strong foundations with Qatar University. There is much synergy between our institutions.”

CBE Associate Professor of Information Systems Dr Ramzi El-Haddadeh said: “Qatar University in general and the College of Business and Economics in particular, does really value the scholarships offered by the Triple Crown School of Management to our carefully selected graduate students. This summer school offered our students unique settings that enrich their learning journey and experience in global business sustainability at one of the internationally leading management schools. We are sure this is the first of many future collaborations.”

Student Aseel Bardawil (Masters in Marketing) said: “My experience at University of Bradford has been incredible. There were practical and theoretical exercises taking place throughout our time. I learned a lot more about business sustainability and ethical leadership. This has triggered my thoughts on how circular economies should be applied throughout the world and their impact on the future. I am quite pleased to have been given this opportunity and I do strongly encourage other graduate students at QU to take the initiative and actively seek similar events and activities.”

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