Course Instructors: Dr. Jihad Nader and Dr. Mohammed Abu Ali
Dr. Jihad Nader is Provost and Chief Academic Officer of AUD.
was formerly Dean of the School of Business Administration, Dean of Executive Programs and Professional Services, and MBA Program Director at AUD.
His academic and professional career spans over thirty years during which he was a Citibank officer, a faculty member, and an administrator at the American University of Beirut, the University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada, Concordia University in Montreal (Associate Dean), the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (Director of Studies), and AUD.
has done consulting work for numerous academic and training institutions, business firms, professional bodies, and government agencies in North America, Europe and the Middle East.
research on financial institutions and markets, corporate finance, pension plan design and liability valuation, real estate lease valuation, banking education, and other topics, is published in leading academic and professional journals.
He is a member of the editorial boards of Logistics Information Management (UK), The Journal of Developing Areas (USA), and the International Journal of Accounting and Finance (Canada).
, a leading risk management journal in the US, ranked Dr. Nader's
book, The Manager's Concise Guide to Risk (Wiley Finance Series), among the "Top 10 Risk Management Books" published in 2002.
is the recipient of several awards for excellence in teaching and research.