Diploma of Business

Key Information

Duration and course structure

8 units (2-3 trimesters)

Part-time study options are also available

Intake dates

January, May, September

Mode of delivery

On campus

Fees

Tuition fee for the entire course:

AED 51,500

About the Diploma of Business

Do you want to work and get a diploma in business in Dubai?

Murdoch University Dubai can help you get there. We offer our Diploma of Business  which is a great way to get started on your road to success.

Murdoch's Diploma of Business is designed to give students the skills needed to succeed in today's global business environment. In addition to developing their understanding of language and communication skills, students will learn how to analyse data and make informed decisions based on their findings.

We're committed to providing our students with the best possible experience, so you can be sure that you'll receive top-quality teaching and support throughout your studies.

As an integral part of the Diploma of Business, our course is designed to give you the tools you need to succeed in the business world.

As a result of their practical teamwork and communication skills developed while attending Murdoch University Dubai, diploma in business graduates will be prepared to begin their second year of a bachelor's degree program in business-related fields.

Second year of your Murdoch University Dubai degree

Bachelor of Business with a major in:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Accounting

You can enter the second year of a bachelor's degree program at Murdoch University Dubai Campus with 8 units of credit if you successfully complete the diploma.

The eight needed units must be finished and passed in order to receive your diploma.

Academic entry requirements

Australian entry requirements

The following is required for Australian students:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 with minimum ATAR of 50 or Foundation Program or AQF Certificate IV

Afghanistan entry requirements

The following is required for Afghanistan students:

  • Afghanistan Baccalauria grade average 60%

Argentina entry requirements

The following is required for Argentina students:

  • Successful completion of Bachiller with an average grade of 70% or higher in the final year

Bahrain entry requirements

The following is required for Bahrain students:

  • Successful completion of the General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama) with overall achievement of 70% or Successful completion of 1 year of recognised tertiary studies

Bangladesh entry requirements

The following is required for Bangladesh students:

  • Successful completion of Higher School Certificate (Year 12) with a GPA ≥ 3.0

Bhutan entry requirements

The following is required for Bhutan students:

  • Successful completion of Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) with a grade average of 55% in 4 academic subjects or Class XII from CBSE or CICSE Boards with an overall grade point average of 50%

Botswana entry requirements

The following is required for Botswana students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Brazil entry requirements

The following is required for Brazil students:

  • Certificado de Ensino Medio with an average of 7.0 in 4 subjects

Brunei entry requirements

The following is required for Brunei students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Cambodia entry requirements

The following is required for Cambodian students:

  • Successful completion of 1 year recognized post-secondary study

Cameroon entry requirements

The following is required for Cameroon students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Canada entry requirements

The following is required for Canada students:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 or Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a minimum C grade average or (Ontario Academic Courses - equivalent to A Level - 5 passes) with a minimum average grade of 50% in final year results

Chile entry requirements

The following is required for Chile students:

  • Successful completion of Licencia de Educación Media Secundaria (Certificate of Secondary Education) with grade 5.5 or above

China entry requirements

The following is required for Chinese students:

  • Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a 65% average in 4 subjects or successfully pass Gao Kao

Colombia entry requirements

The following is required for Colombian students:

  • Successful completion of Bachillerato or Bachillerato Tecnico with an average of 67% or above.

Denmark entry requirements

The following is required for Denmark students:

  • Successful completion of Danish Upper Secondary School Leaving Exams (Studentereksamenor or Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) or Hojere Handelsekamen (HHX) with a grade average of 02 (adequate)

Ecuador entry requirements

The following is required for Ecuador students:

  • Successful completion of Ecuadorean Bachillerato with an average score 15 for academic subjects

Egypt entry requirements

The following is required for Egypt students:

  • Successful completion of General Certificate of Secondary Education ((Thanawiyya al-A’aama) with a minimum average of 70% average or Successful completion of 1 year recognized post-secondary study

El Salvador entry requirements

The following is required for El Salvador students:

  • Successful completion of Salvadorean Bachillerato Grade average of 5.6 in the final year's result

Fiji entry requirements

The following is required for Fijian students:

  • Successful completion of Year 13 Certificate Examination (formerly Fiji 7th Form Examination) with an average of 50% in best 3 subjects

France entry requirements

The following is required for French students:

  • Successful completion of French Baccalaureate with a grade average of 8 or above or Diplome de Bachelier de l’enseignement or Certificat de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires (CFES)

Gambia entry requirements

The following is required for Gambia students:

  • WASSCE with C5 average across any 5 subjects (≤25 points)

Germany entry requirements

The following is required for Germany students:

  • Successful completion of the Abitur or Fachhochschulreife with a grade average of 4.0 or better

Ghana entry requirements

The following is required for Ghana students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5) Or
  • WASSCE with C5 average across any 5 subjects (≤25 points)

Greece entry requirements

The following is required for Greece students:

  • Successful completion of the Apolytirio Lykeio (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a pass mark of ‘13’ in four subjects

Hong Kong - SAR entry requirements

The following is required for Hong Kong - SAR students:

  • Successful completion of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with a total score of 8 in the best 4 subjects from core units in Category A and Category C, i.e. 2 x level 2s

India entry requirements

The following is required for Indian students:

  • Successful completion of India Higher Secondary Certificate - Class XII - State Boards except Punjab State Board - with a minimum average of 55% or above in the best 4 academic subjects

India entry requirements

The following is required for Indian students:

  • Successful completion of All India Senior School Certificate - Class XII - CBSE or CISCE or NIOS - with a minimum average of 50% in the best 4 academic subjects.

Indonesia entry requirements

The following is required for Indonesien students:

  • Successful completion of SMA 3 (formerly SMU 3) with a minimum average grade of 7.0 or 70%

Iran entry requirements

The following is required for Iran students:

  • High School Diploma with minimum 12 points (Theoretical Stream and Technical and Vocational Stream only)
  • In addition, students who have successfully completed the national entrance exam (Konkur) will be considered for entry in any of their preferred Murdoch University programs, as listed above (Foundation, Diploma, Undergraduate)

Iraq entry requirements

The following is required for Iraq students:

  • Iraqi Certificate of Preparatory Studies average grade of 50% for final year results

Japan entry requirements

The following is required for Japanese students:

  • Successful completion of Kotogakko 3 or Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation with an average grade of 65% or Upper Secondary School Equivalency Examination with Grade average of 2.5 out of 5

Jordan entry requirements

The following is required for Jordan students:

  • Successful completion of 1 year recognized post-secondary study or Successful completion of Tawjihi or General Vocational Secondary Education Certificate with 70% or above in academic subjects

Kazakhstan entry requirements

The following is required for Kazakhstan students:

  • Successful completion of Kazakhstan Diploma of Completed Specialised Secondary Education with an average grade of 3.0 in final year results or Diploma of Vocation Technical Education

Kenya entry requirements

The following is required for Kenya students:

  • Successful completion of KSCE with a C grade average or GCE A Levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

South Korea entry requirements

The following is required for South Korean students:

  • Successful completion of Senior High School Certificate (Year 12) with a C-grade average (Mi or 6) or CSAT 275

Kuwait entry requirements

The following is required for Kuwait students:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or General Secondary School Certificate (GSSC) or completion American High School Diploma with a minimum grade average of 70%

Latvia entry requirements

The following is required for Latvia students:

  • Successful completion of the Latvian Attestation of General Secondary Education with a minimum grade average of C (6.0)

Laos entry requirements

The following is required for Laos students:

  • Successful completion of Upper Secondary School (Baccalauréat) mark >= 6 in 4 Academic subjects

Lebanon entry requirements

The following is required for Lebanon students:

  • Successful completion of Baccalaureate Libanais Year 12 with a minimum average above 10

Libya entry requirements

The following is required for Libya students:

  • Successful completion of the Libyan General Secondary School Leaving Certificate Overall grade of 70% in final year results or Vocational Secondary School Leaving Certificate overall grade of 70% in final year results

Liberia entry requirements

The following is required for Liberia students:

  • WASSCE with C5 average across any 5 subjects (≤25 points)

Macau - SAR entry requirements

The following is required for Macau - SAR students:

  • Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a 65% average in 4 subjects or successfully pass Gao Kao or Successful completion of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with a total score of 8 in the best 4 subjects from core units in Category A and Category C, i.e. 2 x level 2s

Malawi entry requirements

The following is required for Malawi students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Malaysia entry requirements

The following is required for Malaysian students:

  • Successful completion of Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of 2 passes or Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum average of C grade in 4 academic subjects

Mauritius entry requirements

The following is required for Mauritius students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Mexico entry requirements

The following is required for Mexico students:

  • Successful completion of Bachillerato with an average of 7.0 or above in academic subjects

Moldova entry requirements

The following is required for Moldova students:

  • Successful completion of Moldova Diploma de Bacalaureat grade average of 6

Mongolia entry requirements

The following is required for Mongolian students:

  • Successful completion of Gerchilgee (Certificate of Senior Secondary Education) with an average of 70% in the final year

Myanmar entry requirements

The following is required for Myanmar students:

  • Successful completion of 1-year tertiary study or YIUS Foundation Program

Nepal entry requirements

The following is required for Nepalese students:

  • School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XII) awarded by the National Examinations Board: Minimum GPA of 2.0

New Zealand entry requirements

The following is required for New Zealand students:

  • Successful completion of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 or Year 13

Nigerian entry requirements

The following is required for Nigerian students:

  • Successful completion of Senior Secondary School Certificate (WAEC or NECO) with 5 grades at C5 level OR Foundation

Norway entry requirements

The following is required for Norway students:

  • Successful completion of the Norwegian Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School Examinations with an average >= 3.5 in 4 academic subjects

Oman entry requirements

The following is required for Oman students:

  • Successful completion of 1-year tertiary study or General Secondary Education Certificate or American High school Diploma grade average of 70% in the final year results

Pakistan entry requirements

The following is required for Pakistan students:

  • Successful completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate (Year 12) with a grade average of 55% across 4 academic subjects

Papua New Guinea entry requirements

The following is required for Papua New Guinea students:

  • Successful completion of the National High School Certificate with average B grade for academic subjects

Paraguay entry requirements

The following is required for Paraguay students:

  • Successful completion of Paraguayan Bachillerato Grade average of 4.0 in final year results

Peru entry requirements

The following is required for Peru students:

  • Successful completion of Certificado de Educacion Secundaria – average grade of 14 or above

Philippines entry requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • Senior High School Diploma K-12 Academic Track only with an overall average of 75%

Poland entry requirements

The following is required for Poland students:

  • Successful completion of Egzamin Maturalny or Liceum with an average grade of 3.0 based on all compulsory subjects

Russian Federation entry requirements

The following is required for Russian Federation students:

  • Successful completion of Certificate of Secondary Education with a GPA of 3.0

Saudi Arabia entry requirements

The following is required for Saudi Arabia students:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or General Secondary School Certificate (GSSC) with an average of 70% or above

Sierra Leone entry requirements

The following is required for Sierra Leone students:

  • WASSCE with C5 average across any 5 subjects (≤25 points)

Singapore entry requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Solomon Islands entry requirements

The following is required for Solomon Islands students:

  • Successful completion of Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate (Form 6) Grade average of 5.0

South Africa entry requirements

The following is required for South African students:

  • Successful completion of NSC (National Senior Certificate) with a grade average of 4 or above or Matriculation with a minimum of 3 passes in higher-level subjects

Spain entry requirements

The following is required for Spain students:

  • Successful completion of Título de Bachiller with an average grade of 6

Sri Lanka entry requirements

The following is required for Sri Lankan students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Sudan entry requirements

The following is required for Sudan students:

  • Successful completion of Sudan School Certificate grade average 70% in final year results

Sweden entry requirements

The following is required for Sweden students:

  • Successful completion of Upper Secondary School Certificate (Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola) with a grade average of 12.5 or higher

Switzerland entry requirements

The following is required for Switzerland students:

  • Successful completion of Swiss Cantonal Maturity Certificate, or Cantonal Commercial Maturity Certificate with a grade average of 3.5 or Successful completion of Swiss Federal Maturity Certificate grade average of 3 (on a 6-point scale), or 2.6 (5-point scale) in final year results

Taiwan entry requirements

The following is required for Taiwan students:

  • Successful completion of Senior High School Diploma / Senior Vocational School with an average of 60%

Tanzania entry requirements

The following is required for Tanzania students:

  • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) either Division 1, 2 or 3 accepted.

Thailand entry requirements

The following is required for Thailand students:

  • Successful completion of Matayom 6 with a GPA of 2

Turkey entry requirements

The following is required for Turkey students:

  • Successful completion of Devlet Lise Diplomasi: Grade 3 (60%)

Uganda entry requirements

The following is required for Uganda students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Ukraine entry requirements

The following is required for Ukraine students:

  • Successful completion of Ukraine Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education with a GPA of 3.75

United Arab Emirates entry requirements

The following is required for United Arab Emirates students:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or General Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihiya) with a minimum average of 70%

United Kingdom entry requirements

The following is required for United Kingdom students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

USA entry requirements

The following is required for USA students:

  • Successful completion of High School Diploma with a GPA of 2.0; or
  • Successful completion of SAT with a score of 920/1600

Uzbekistan entry requirements

The following is required for Uzbekistan students:

  • Successful completion of Certificate of Completed Secondary Education – (Diploma O’rta Ma’lumot To’g’risida Shahodatnoma with 80% or above)

Venezuela entry requirements

The following is required for Venezuela students:

  • Successful completion of Venezuelan Bachillerato Grade average of 12 or above in the final year results

Vietnam entry requirements

The following is required for Vietnam students:

  • Successful completion of High School Graduation Diploma (Giay Chung nhan tot ngiep Thpt) with a minimum grade average of 6.0 in 4 academic subjects

Zambia entry requirements

The following is required for Zambia students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

Zimbabwe entry requirements

The following is required for Zimbabwe students:

  • Successful completion of GCE A levels with a minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level or 1 A level and 2 AS level or AS levels alone with at least 4 points for admission into a Diploma.
  • A levels (A*=6; A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1)
  • AS levels are equivalent to half points (e.g. A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)

English language entry requirements

International students must be able to demonstrate English language proficiency before being admitted to this course.

Faculty profiles – Business

Name: Leena Wanganoo 

Role: Discipline Head – Business 

Email: leena.wanganoo@murdoch.edu.au

BIOGRAPHY

Leena holds a PhD degree from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun in Supply Chain Management. She holds PG Diploma in International Business from Symbiosis University, Pune, and an MBA in Marketing from University of Ajmer. She has over 10 years of teaching, research, training, and program management experience across the UAE. She is actively involved in developing case studies for UK case study centre and publishing research work internationally. 

She also has 17 years of corporate experience working with multinationals like John Deere Inc, DHL Danzas, Garware Technical Fibres and Cipla Health Limited in Supply Chain Management and International Marketing. 

She teaches across areas spanning Global Management, International Business, Sustainability, Business and Society and Strategic management for UG and PG Programs. Her other learning and teaching interests includes Supply Chain Management and Operations Management. Her research interests are in the areas of Reverse Supply chain, Green and Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Consumer Behavioural aspects in Supply chain Management, International Business, Emerging Technologies in Supply chain and Strategic Management. 

Education: 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. Supply Chain Management, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. India 
  • PG Diploma in International Business, Symbiosis University, Pune. India  
  • MBA (Marketing) University of Ajmer. India 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

  • Asst. Professor & Program Coordinator - Amity University Dubai
  • Asst. Professor & Program Coordinator – Manipal University Dubai
  • Business Manager – DHL FZCO, Dubai 
  • Head - Supply Chain – John Deere India. 
  • Dy. Manager – International Business – Garware Technical Fibres 
  • Asst. Manager – International Business – Atul Limited 
  • Product Executive – Cipla Health Limited. 

Research 

  • L. Wanganoo, "Streamlining Reverse Logistics through IoT driven Warehouse Management System," 2020 8th International Conference on Reliability, Infocom Technologies and Optimization (Trends and Future Directions) (ICRITO), Noida, India, 2020, pp. 854-858, DOI: 10.1109/ICRITO48877.2020.9197929. 
  • L. Wanganoo and V. K. Shukla, "Real-Time Data Monitoring in Cold Supply Chain Through NB- IoT," 2020 11th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), Kharagpur, India, 2020, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICCCNT49239.2020.9225360. 
  • L. Wanganoo and A. Patil, "Preparing for the smart cities: IoT enabled last-mile delivery," 2020 Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2020, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ASET48392.2020.9118197. 
  • Wanganoo L., Shukla V.K., Panda B.P. (2021) NB-IoT Powered Last-Mile Delivery Framework for Cold Supply Chain. In: Singh T.P., Tomar R., Choudhury T., Perumal T., Mahdi H.F. (eds) Data-Driven Approach Towards Disruptive Technologies. Studies in Autonomic, Data-driven and Industrial Computing. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-9873-9_22 
  • S. R. Chatterjee, V. K. Shukla, L. Wanganoo and S. Dubey, "Transforming Supply chain Management through Industry 4.0," 2021 9th International Conference on Reliability, Infocom Technologies and Optimization (Trends and Future Directions) (ICRITO), 2021, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICRITO51393.2021.9596392. 
  • L. Wanganoo, B. Prasad Panda, R. Tripathi and V. Kumar Shukla, "Harnessing Smart Integration: Blockchain-Enabled B2C Reverse Supply Chain," 2021 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Knowledge Economy (ICCIKE), 2021, pp. 261-266, DOI: 10.1109/ICCIKE51210.2021.9410677.

Chapter Publication: 

  • Supply Chain," 2021 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Knowledge Economy (ICCIKE), 2021, pp. 261-266, DOI: 10.1109/ICCIKE51210.2021.9410677. 
  • Leveraging IIot in Reverse Logistics: A WSN Approach by Vinod Kumar Shukla, Leena Wanganoo, Mohammed Yousuf, and Rajesh Tripathi Source Title: Internet of Things: Technological Advances and New Applications. Hard ISBN: 9781774911280; https://www.appleacademicpress.com/internet-of-things-technological-advances-and-new-applications/9781774911280 
  • Shukla, V.K., Wanganoo, L., Tiwari, N. (2022). Real-Time Alert System for Delivery Operators Through Artificial Intelligence in Last-Mile Delivery. In Healthcare Informatics for Fighting COVID-19 and Future Epidemics. EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72752-9_20 
  • Revamping Reverse Logistics to Enhance Customer Satisfaction. Leena Wanganoo (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India), Rajesh Tripathi (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India) and Ramakrishna Yanamandra (Skyline University College, UAE); Source Title: Handbook of research on Supply Chain Resiliency, Efficiency, and Visibility in the Post-Pandemic Era Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 20 DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-9506-0.ch010

Case – Study Publication: 

  • Landmark Group: Using Blockchain to Unlock Value in Logistics 

Reference no. 620-0012-1 

Subject category: Production and Operations Management 

https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=169574 

  • Cargotecture: A Sustainability Initiative in the UAE; Reference no. 720-0018-1 

Subject category: Ethics and Social Responsibility https://www.thecasecentre.org/main/products/view?id=169104 

Conference Participation & Paper Presentation 

  • Manipal Entrepreneurship Research Conference (MERC), 2017 "Women Entrepreneurship in Logistics in UAE. 
  • 5th Agro Supply Chain Conference 2018- ASCC – paper - Logistics Service Quality for Cold Chains: A Study from UAE Fruit and Vegetable Market By Wangnoo & Panda (2018 ) 
  • MERC - 2019. School of Business, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai 
  • ASET 2020 - 3rd Advances in Science and Engineering Technology multi-conferences (ASET'20) 
  • 11th International Conference on computing, communication and networking technologies (ICCCNT), IIT Kharagpur 
  • IEEE 8TH International conference on Reliability, Infocom Technologies and Optimization (ICRITO'2020) 
  • International conference on machine intelligence & Data Science application MIDAS 2020)

Ms. Vidhi Agarwal holds a Masters in Commerce; Masters in Law, a Diploma in Business Management from India, PGCertHE Middlesex University, Dubai and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration from S.P.Jain School of Global Management, Dubai. She is a member of Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (UK).

Ms. Agarwal teaches undergraduate Units at various Universities in Dubai, and covers mainly subjects related to Law, Economics and Business Management. This includes – Ethics; Business/ Corporate/ Commercial and Company Law; Trade Secrets and Technology Transfer; and CSR and Sustainability.

Ayesha holds a Bachelor’s and B.ED degree from the University of Karachi. She completed her Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Karachi securing first position in her class. She also secured CELTA qualifications from University of Cambridge.

She holds over ten years of teaching experience in Banking and Finance. Ayesha’s teaching and learning interest cover economic theory, international economics, Islamic banking, and Islamic economics.

Qualifications:

CELTA from  University of Cambridge

B.ED from University of Karachi

Masters in Economics from University of Karachi

Bachelor’s of Art from University of Karachi.

Research output:

Ayesha Imran, & E, Badran.(2016). Cloud computing in the banking sector. A study on the future of cloud computing in the Banking sector. International Journal of Research in Banking and Finance.

Research Interests:

Behavioral economics, monetary theory, and industrial economics, consumer behaviour and environmental economics.

Dr. Heena Sunil Bulchandani holds a Masters of Social Work and a Doctor of Philosophy (Social Work) from Faculty of Social Work, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (India).  She is a certified EFQM Assessor, Senior Certified Professional (SCP - SHRM) and Certified Coach from EMCC. 

With over 22 years of experience, Dr. Heena is a confident, passionate and result oriented HR Practitioner, trainer, educator and assessor with proven leadership skills and business acumen.

Qualifications:

PhD (Social Work), Faculty of Social Work, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India.

Masters of Social Work, Faculty of Social Work, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India.

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development, Faculty of Education & Psychology, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India.

Certified Lecturer, University Grant Commissions of India

Book Written:

Organizational Effectiveness & Job Satisfaction (ISBN 93-84901-58-X)

Speaker in Conferences / Summit:

  • Advisory Council Member with World HRD Congress.
  • Advisory & speaker Panel member in 7th Edition, MENA HR Summit, organized by Fleming Gulf.
  • Speaker in 5th GCC Smart Government-Corporate Media Communication and Human Resources Development Conference, Dubai.
  • Presented a paper in HR Summit and Expo, Dubai.
  • Presented a paper in 5th Annual People Challenge Middle East Summit.
  • Presented a paper in International Human Resources & Conferences; organized by United Arab Emirates Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

Participation in Awards Assessments:

Participated as a Team leader / Assessor in various prestigious awards such as The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award, Dubai Human Development Award, Dubai Quality Award, UAE Innovation Award and Taqdeer Award. speaker in various International HR Conferences.

Awards & Recognition

  • Global Training and Development Award, World HRD Congress, Mumbai.
  • HR Professional of the Year – Public Sector, 6th MENA HR Excellence Awards.
  • HR Leadership Award from Asian Confederation of Businesses.

Young HR Professional of the Year, World HRD Congress.

With close to 40 years of experience in the Finance & Accounting sector in highly reputed companies across India, Oman and UAE, Mr. Amit Kapoor is a seasoned professional in the Finance & Management field. His last job was with a leading multinational IT company where he held the position of a CFO covering the MEA region.

Mr. Kapoor is a qualified Chartered Accountant from India and have spent the past 30 years here in Dubai – his growth is linked to the extraordinary growth that UAE and especially the city of Dubai has witnessed.

Mr. Kapoor is currently on the panel of all the reputed Universities in UAE and is taking classes both at the Undergraduate and Post Graduate level.

In addition to his interest in academia, he dabbles in Radio and has been a News reader on the popular Channel 4 Radio network that is based in Ajman. On a regular basis, he does voice overs for advertisements.

His knowledge coupled with practical work experience and strong inter -personal and communication skills make him a professional to reckon with.

Senior Lecturer, Murdoch University Dubai

Education and Membership of  Professional Association

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy, U.K.​
  • PhD​
  • MBA - Finance​
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management​

Professional & Industry Experience

  •  Overall teaching experience over 20 years​
  • Mahima has been with Murdoch for the last 12 years teaching Finance and Strategy based subjects and has taught at Murdoch Singapore and Dubai campus.​
  • Has multisector, multi-country, cross functional and cross-cultural experience. She worked in both the corporate (Banking) and academic sectors in the fields of finance and HR for over 20 years.  With international experience spanning Singapore, UAE and Indonesia, she brings in knowledge of regional imperatives to global strategy. ​
  • Mahima’s Investment banking experience saw her conclude several deals in the Telecom and Steel Industry. Work Included:​
  • Sector research​
  • Financial Valuations and Presentations to key stakeholders​

 

Her research is in the area of cross-cultural dimensions of financial planning. She has been teaching at both Undergraduate and Post Graduate levels and is passionate about maximizing student outcomes.  ​

Delivered a talk at WiKi FX on “The evolution of teaching finance in the global classroom”​

Involved in Corporate Trainings. Regularly delivered the Finance module – ‘Effective financial decision making – corporate & personal’ to multi-national and regional companies. During 2019-21, have delivered 4 such sessions with very high satisfaction scores.​

Master class Series on a continuous basis, Murdoch University, Dubai, 2013-2019. Topics include “Retaining Talent in a Booming Economy”, “Finance for Non-Finance Managers” and “Skills Reboot”​

Dr Chirag Buch holds an MBA in Marketing from Gujarat University, a PhD in Marketing from University of Pune and a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), India

Dr Chirag teaches Consumer Behaviour, Strategic Research for International Markets, Marketing Research & Analysis and Mixed Methods Research for Business at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

He is also an insights and consulting professional with 20+ years of expertise in brand and communication management, holistic brand guidance and positioning along with advanced analytics to drive business insights for clients.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Marketing), University of Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • MBA (Marketing), Gujarat University, India
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Advanced Business Analytics), Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Brand Strategy & Performance
  • Innovation & New Product Development

PUBLICATIONS

  • Role of emotion in new product development, Campaign ME Sep’2022
  • How can brands drive differentiation in a heavily cluttered food market, Campaign ME Nov’2021.
  • Brand messaging needs an overhaul, Gulf News Sep’2020.
  • The role of banking industry during tough times, Campaign ME Sep’2020.
  • Today’s CEOs need a course correction, Gulf News Oct’2020.
  • Convenience, discounts and family fun are no longer enough for Saudi shoppers, Gulf Marketing Review, Dec’14
  • Car service delivery in Saudi Arabia is a highly emotive issue, Gulf Marketing Review, Nov’14
  • Saudi Arabia’s Connected Consumers, Gulf Marketing Review, Aug’14.
  • Role of emotions in the laundry cleaning category, Gulf Marketing Review, Jul’14.
  • Building an Irresistible foods brand, Gulf Marketing Review, Jun’14.
  • Debunking myths of Saudi Women on beauty products depends on life stages, Gulf Marketing Review, Apr’14.
  • Insights into the eating habits of GCC residents at Quick Service Restaurants, Gulf Marketing Review, Dec’13.
  • Luxury buying behavior in UAE, Gulf Marketing Review, Nov’13.
  • Driving differentiation in the Energy Drinks category, Gulf Marketing Review, Sep’13.
  • Consumer trends in the laundry cleaning category in KSA, Gulf Marketing Review, Aug’13.
  • Driving growth in the heavily saturated beverages sector in KSA, Gulf Marketing Review, Sep’12

With over 30 years’ experience in the advertising & communication industry in both India and UAE, Amit has been involved in strategic planning on a range of multinational clients including Unilever, Kraft, PepsiCo and Clorox.

He has worked in major global agencies including, DDB, JWT, Saatchi & Saatchi and Lowe and has been in Dubai for over 20 years. In his last corporate stint, Amit lead strategic & communication planning at DDB across the MENA region for several key clients, helping develop Effie-winning work for Lipton, Quaker & Clorox

Since Jan 2020, Amit has been working as an Adjunct Lecturer with Murdoch, teaching units in Marketing to undergraduate students.

Amit holds a Masters in Business Administration with specialisation in Marketing. 

Ashok Mitra is a postgraduate in Business Administration, with specialisation in Marketing Management. He was the batch topper from the Institute of Business Management of Jadavpur University (JU), Calcutta. Ashok has done his graduation in Engineering with Honours, also from JU.

Ashok is a member of IRSSM MEA and works closely with Dr Jay Kandampully, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Service Management

With over 3 decades of intimate involvement in Marketing Research, Marketing and General Management of Consultancy Business Organisations and also being the founder of a Marketing Research Agency since Jan 2011, Ashok has a plethora of Industry Experience coupled with Management & Entrepreneurial Skills to leverage that makes the academic learnings for the students interesting and business relevant.

Apart from Murdoch University, Ashok also teaches in some other Business Schools at both undergraduate and postgraduate level as Adjunct Lecturer. The topics that Ashok covers are Market Research and Analysis, Business Analytics, Strategic Marketing & Brand Management, Consumer Behaviour & Marketing Channels, International Marketing Management, Strategic Human Resource Management & Leadership, Business & Sustainability etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA, IBM, JU, Calcutta, India
  • B CH E, JU, Calcutta, India

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • The Research Club
  • Strategic Marketing Group for Marketing Research and Insights Professionals

AWARD OF MERIT / SCHOLARSHIP

  • UAE: Recipient of Global Awards for Excellence in a multinational company in:
  • Driving Consumer Research business (as Sector Head) in the Middle East
  • Coaching & Mentoring marketing research practitioners for higher employee engagement in the Middle East
  • India: Selected for National Scholarship for achieving a rank of 39 among all examinees in Secondary Board Exam

Sulaksha Nayak holds a Masters's in Business Administration with dual specialization in Human Resource Management and Marketing and is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. She is an experienced lecturer with more than 20 years of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in UAE and India. She has been teaching, as Full time and Part time faculty in private international universities in Dubai and Sharjah since 2010. 

She has worked as the Academic Coordinator for the Bachelor of Business Administration program in India for 8 years and has hands-on experience in curriculum development and handling teaching and administration responsibilities.

During her career, she has published research papers in the areas of organizational behavior and human resource management in journals and conferences. Her research areas lie in the interests of employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and higher education. She has taught courses such as organizational behavior, organizational development, change management, human resource development, consumer behavior, services marketing, international business, research methods, and general management.

She joined Murdoch University Dubai in 2015 and has been teaching undergraduate students in the Business program and the Foundation program