May 8 & 9, 2013

Higher Colleges of Technology
Arabic Knowledge@Wharton


The Wharton School & Knowledge@Wharton

The Wharton School, established in 1881 and based at the University of Pennsylvania, is the world’s first collegiate business school. It has been ranked joint first with the London Business School in the Financial Times 2011 Global MBA Rankings. It has the largest, and one of the most published, business school faculty, with more than 250 standing and associate members. It boasts 88,000 alumni in 145 countries around the world and has 11 academic departments servicing 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students.

It has 25 research centers and initiatives and has state-of-the-art academic facilities in Philadelphia and San Francisco, USA. It has set up an Entrepreneurship & Family Business Research Center at the CERT Technology Park, Abu Dhabi. It publishes an online business journal Knowledge@Wharton, in English and Arabic, that has 1.7 million subscribers worldwide. Visit and also visit

The Higher Colleges of Technology

Founded in 1988 with four colleges, the Higher Colleges of Technology has grown to be the largest of the higher educational institutions in the UAE, gaining a well-respected reputation for innovative learning. More than 18,000 students attend 17 modern men’s and women’s campuses in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Fujairah and the western region cities of Madinat Zayed and Ruwais.

The HCT offers a wide variety of English-taught programs in Applied Communications, Business, Education, Engineering Technology, Computer & Information Science, Health Sciences and General Education. These programs are all relevant to the UAE’s fast growing and evolving economic sectors. All programs are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure that the skills students learn are job-relevant and to high standards. They are constantly monitored to ensure they are at the cutting edge of industry standards and technological change. Visit