College of Business Dean

The region is living a time of unprecedented change, especially in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Successful businesses are those who predict the change and use it to their competitive advantages. College of Business (CoB) located in Riyadh is in the eye of the storm of this change. As CoB mission emphasizes its partnership with the community, it designed programs to produce leaders that recognize the change and capitalize on it. It graduates students with exceptional abilities. CoB will soon celebrate its tenth anniversary. It admitted its first students in the fall of 2008. It offers two dynamic academic programs: MBA with three tracks: Generic, Finance and Healthcare Management; and an undergraduate business administration program grounded in liberal arts education with five concentrations: Accounting, Finance, Human Resources Management, Marketing, and Operations and Project Management. CoB also offers an active Executive Education program. It provides various opportunities to the business community and government agencies to enhance their managerial skills and professional expertise. CoB is the home of the Corporate Governance Research Center; the center plays an important role in sustaining good economic growth. I invite you to visit CoB website and explore its programs and faculty.

The college’s pioneering curriculum and its diverse and research active faculty are attracting the best and the brightest students in the Kingdom. The students are trained to manage change and growth in the public and private organizations through business analytics, information technology and collaborative execution. In-class and internship experiences with real-world business problems it gives students the edge needed to help companies compete in today’s global market. Many of its graduates become entrepreneurs and others are in hot demand by the private and public sectors. Within CoB short history, it became the college of first choice for business education within the Gulf Cooperation Council region.

As part of AU, CoB is committed to providing high quality business education at a world-class research university. CoB also continues to strengthen and broaden its partnerships with the private and public organizations and seek the accreditation of the international accreditation agencies. I welcome you to join us and grow with CoB personally and professionally.

Bajis Dodin, Ph.D

Interim Dean
College of Business
Alfaisal University

Department & Programs

image
Accounting

Accounting is one of the most rewarding careers in business and the one that offers the most opportunities with the lowest risk. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) describes accounting as "The One Degree with 360 Degrees of Possibilities.

-read more
image
Finance

The future is bright for finance graduates in Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has developed many ambitious plans toward achieving its 2030 Vision. Saudi Arabia is transforming the whole nation’s economy from oil dependent economy into more diversified economy.

-read more
image
Human Resource Management

One of the major challenges facing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the shortage of Saudi Human Resources (HR) managers, experts, and professionals. In addition, organizations, around the world, are increasingly realizing the importance of having quality work-force as their most critical source of competitive advantage.

-read more
image
Marketing

The marketing concentration provides students with an analytical and comprehensive understanding of marketing. Students will be able to generate, analyze, interpret, and present marketing information that firms and other organizations need to satisfy and keep customers through the development..

-read more
image
Operations & Project Management

With increasingly competitive businesses environments, corporations are relying on operations and project managers to achieve strategic goals through effective management of innovative solutions.

-read more
image
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

With the MBA degree, Alfaisal University offers several concentrations designed to meet specific needs of the KSA business community. All of our MBA programs require the same eight core courses plus a minimum of six elective courses.

-read more
image
Executive Education

The Centre for Executive Education at Alfaisal University College of Business's mission is to serve the community and attend to the professional development needs of individuals and organizations in order to build leadership qualities in the workplace.

-read more