College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

About the Program

Strive the Saudi Electronic University and the College of Administrative and Financial Sciences to be an effective part in achieving the Kingdom's vision 2030. From this point of view the Executive Master of Business Administration program has been launched to increase human competencies that meet the requirements of the labor market and achieve the goals of the vision by graduating distinguished entrepreneurs and business leaders

This program aims to prepare students for executive positions in the government and private sector and helps them acquire the skills that are much needed in the 21st century institutions. The program provides a balanced skill set that includes both job and interpersonal skills. This program focuses on enhancing the analytical and creative thinking capabilities that are critical to the success of managers and leaders.

The Executive Master of Business Administration program closely matches the curricula and characteristics of the current Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with a change in the delivery process so that the courses are offered on weekends, allowing a larger segment of those wishing to complete their graduate studies to join this program.


Program Goals

Providing high academic courses capable of producing effective scientific outcomes in stimulating development and innovation

Contributing to achieving quality and excellence and creating a culture of creativity and critical thinking in business

Providing modern training and learning methods that contribute to raising the skills and quality of work for graduates

Providing and developing the administrative capabilities and professional leadership of graduates and enabling them to lead in the private and public sectors

Implementing locally and internationally recognized quality assurance standards

Developing students' creative thinking skills through synthesizing, analyzing, and enhancing the value of teamwork

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements stated in The Unified Regulations for Postgraduate Studies in Saudi Universities (click here)


Pre MBA Courses - Executive Master of Business Administration Program
Coding Course Name ​ Credit Hours Prerequisite


Principles of Accounting




Principles of Management












Coding ​ Course Name Credit Hours Prerequisite​
Level 1 - Year 1
ECN500 Global Economics 3 hours N/A
FIN500 Principles of Finance 3 hour N/A
Total 9
Level 2 - Year 1
MGT560 Leadership Development 3 hours FIN500 & ECN500
ACT500 Managerial Accounting 3 hour FIN500 & ECN500
Total 9
Level 3 - Year 1
MGT510 Strategy Planning 3 hours MGT560
MGT520 Managing Performance for Results 3 hours MGT560
Total 9
Level 4 - Year 2
MGT521 Managing Dynamic Environment 3 hours MGT510
MGT672 Decision Theory within the Global Marketplace 3 hours
Total 6
Level 5 - Year 2
MGT530 Operation Management 3 hours
ECOM500 Business and Information Technology 3 hours
Level 6 - Year 2
MGT 685 Capstone Project (simulation) 3 hours Completion of 27 hours
Course Description
​ credit(3 hours) ECN500 ​ Global Economics

Examine the theories of international trade and finance, and the influence and impact on management decisions and corporate agreements. Develop an understanding of international monetary issues, and the social, cultural, and governmental effects on the global business.

​ credit( 3 hour) FIN500 ​ Principles of Finance

Understand the principles and theories of finance to analyze statements and fiscal information for effective decision-making in today's competitive environment. Emphasis is on developing skills in critical thinking and applying financial concepts and principles

​ credit(3 hours) MGT560 ​ Leadership Development

Explore the tools, models, and practices for leadership development. Gain a working knowledge of developing leadership skills and programs for future leaders to effectively compete in a global world. ​ ​

​ credit(3 hour) ACT500 ​ Managerial Accounting

This course examines the principles, techniques, and uses of accounting in the planning and control of business organizations from a management perspective. Identified are the budgetary process and related performance evaluation techniques, cost-volume-profit relationship, product costing methods.

​ credit(3 hours) MGT510 ​ Strategy Planning

This course is an exploration of the essentials of business, innovation and market strategies that drive organizations. Primary focus is on setting strategy and goals for an organization with consideration of internal resources, innovation focus, market opportunities, and return on investment.

​ credit(3 hours) MGT520 ​ Managing Performance for Results

Understand the design and execution of successful management and processes. Examine utilization and outcomes of performance appraisals, compensation, and training effectiveness. ​ ​


​ credit(3 hours) MGT521 ​ Managing Dynamic Environment

Examine the factors and theories for effective change management. Examine strategies, structures, and techniques for facilitating organizational change for competitive success in today's dynamic business environment

​ credit(3 hours) MGT672 ​ Decision Theory within the Global Marketplace

Focused on decision theory in the global marketplace, the practical and applied course introduces students to fundamental and advanced aspects of decision theory though strategic innovation integration. The course also prepares individuals to take the Certified Innovation Leader exam from AIPMM-The Association of International Product Marketing and Management

​ credit(3 hours) MGT530 ​ Operation Management

Develop an understanding of the various functions and responsibilities of the operation department in response to today's current competitive environment and market demands. Examine quality management, the design and production of goods and services, effective supply chains and virtual chains, product life cycles, and the design and management of processes to develop and improve.


​ credit(3 hours) ECOM500 ​ Business and Information Technology

This course is appropriate for students with limited experience in IT. It provides an overview of information technologies used to maximize organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

​ credit(3 hours) MGT 685 ​ Capstone Project (simulation)

The course is required to be undertaken in the form of a research program in which the candidates will pursue rigorous applied research on a self-selected topic or business problem under the guidance of a faculty member. Essentially, the project needs to be practical, relevant, and address a problem of great interest to practitioners (corporate), local or global economy while simultaneously contributing to the body of academic literature. Therefore, while the project helps to integrate prior MBA courses, and develop students’ research skills, it challenges students to critically reflect, develop, implement, and analyze the business research methods appropriate to any business setting using a sound scientific approach.

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