The CBA Strategic Advisory Board held its AY2021-2022 spring meeting via zoom on Thursday June 2nd 2022. The meeting was chaired by CBA Dean Prof. Akinola Fadahunsi and attended by 8 board members including Mr. Ahmed Abuljobain, COO Nobles Holding, Virginia, USA, Dr Chuloh Jung, Director of Ajman University Innovation Center, Dr Vasilli Joannidès de Lautor, Director of the DBA Program at Grenoble Ècole de Management, Dr. Eda Çalişkan, Senior Organization & Talent Development Director, GE Middle East, Turkey & Africa, Dr Raja Sekhar Gujju (CEO Anglo Arabian Healthcare), Dr Ali El Din Loutfi Abdalla Ibrahim (HR Director, Anglo Arabian Healthcare) and Ms. Karen Saad Zakaria (AU undergraduate student member).
Dean Fadahunsi welcomed all board members and introduced new board member Dr Vasilli Joannidès de Lautor. The Dean provided a brief status report on the state of the college and shared news of the college’s recent accreditation by AACSB International. He thanked the board for its role in the journey. The meeting’s main discussions centered on the key drivers of the evolving mission of the college. Discussions also took place on enhancing practitioner involvement in developing and delivering the college curriculum with several board members offering professional insights and pledges of assistance. The meeting concluded with the Dean thanking board members for their constructive feedback on the college mission and other matters, and for their general commitment to the welfare and progress of the college.