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College of Business Administration

Dr. Mohammed Elian, Acting Dean

Mission Statement

The GUST College of Business Administration seeks to provide educational and thought leadership in the Middle East and the rest of the world. Our internationally educated and distinguished faculty members create an active learning environment where students learn to apply the latest thinking in business and management practices and theory. We seek to make our students life-long learners. We develop active, values-based leaders capable of developing and managing entrepreneur, productive organizations of the future.

The College of Business Administration is comprised of three departments: Accounting & Management Information Systems (MIS), Business Administration, Economics and Finance and six degree programs, each with a strong foundational component in general business competencies. Currently, GUST students are able to major in a number of specific business fields including:

  1. Accounting
  2. Finance
  3. International Business
  4. Management and Organizational Behavior
  5. Marketing
  6. Management Information Systems (MIS)

Consistent with the University’s commitment to diversity and multicultural awareness, the faculty of the College of Business Administration is a group of internationally distinguished academic practitioners drawn from many parts of the world. The College of Business Administration’s faculty is dedicated to preparing a new generation of Kuwaiti business leaders and entrepreneurs who are competitive and ethical in both local and global markets.

Through its expanding ties to the Kuwait business community, the College has successfully placed increasing numbers of GUST graduates in many of the country’s most prominent companies and organizations.

The educational experience provided by GUST’s College of Business Administration is characterized by a strong interdisciplinary foundation and broad-knowledge base in core business competencies. The College’s curricula emphasize proficiency in the use of the latest technological innovations and systems as a key component of each degree program. Furthermore, GUST’s business programs incorporate hands-on experience and development of analytical, decision-making and negotiating skills, which are essential qualities of professionals in today’s global business environment.