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Summer Programmes


Make an immediate impact and reinvigorate your learning and career. Enrol in one of our short programmes to support your continued professional development – providing you with the skillset to achieve and deliver results.

We are a University of business – committed to using our leading research, knowledge, and expertise to inspire businesses and individuals to achieve their learning and development goals in order to execute business excellence. All of our courses are delivered by outstanding faculty and industry experts at the top of their game. The focus on blending both academic theory and practical knowledge will enable you to put what you’ve learned into action. Programmes can include:

  • Business and Functional Excellence
  • Accounts and Banking
  • Digital Marketing
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Human Resource and People Development
  • Management and Leadership
  • Executive Succession
  • Personal and Career Development
  • Legal and Policy

  • Introduction to Criminology and Forensic Psychology
  • Masterclass in Criminology and Forensic Psychology
  • Applied Business Psychology
  • Personality and Work Attitudes
  • Employee Engagement and Millennials
  • Personality and Work Attitudes
  • Microsoft Excel Basics
  • Microsoft Excel for the Workplace
  • Developing Presentational Skills
  • Dynamic Presentation Skills
  • Essential Numeracy Skills for Work
  • Training Skills Bootcamp
  • Leadership Skills
  • Survey Research
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • UK PhD Application
  • Personality and Work Attitudes
  • Expressive Art Workshops
  • Working in Teams
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Basics of Marketing Theory and Practice
  • Events Management
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Branding and Re-Branding Your Business
  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Bootcamp
  • SPSS (Basic)
  • SPSS (Advanced)
  • Research Design and Ethics
  • Structural Equation Modeling Using AMOS
  • Version Control
  • Big Data and Machine Learning
  • Logical Thinking and Programming with JAVA
  • IFRS 15, 16 and 19
  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • Essential Numeracy for Undergraduate Study
  • Excel Analytics and Tableau Visualisation
  • STATA Certification: Introductory Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Making the Right Investment Decision
  • Demystifying Numbers: Beginner Statistics
  • Demystifying Financial Regulation
  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Islamic Finance and Banking
  • SAGE Certification: Introductory Analysis
  • R Certification: Introductory Anaylsis
  • Designing and Implementing the SEND Provision in Schools
  • Evaluating and Reflecting on Teaching
  • Fundamentals of Deep Learning
  • Business Law
  • Introduction to Legal Academic Writing
  • Fintech
  • UAE Labour Law and DIFC Law
  • Corporate Governance ABCs
  • Law for Non-Legal Professionals
  • Company Law and Set Up
  • Advocacy and Public Speaking
  • Pre-Session LLM
  • Introduction to Dispute Resolution
  • Discovering Sustainability Development Goals
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainable Development Goals in the Workplace
  • Let’s Make Noise for Global Goals
  • Let’s Act for Global Goals
  • Business Strategy and Innovation
  • BuMillennials and Leadership
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics
  • Next Generation of Leadership
  • Social Styles Management
  • Start Your Own Company
  • Startup and SME Planning and Optimisation
  • Workshop Building Bootcamp
  • HR in Practice
  • Diversity at the Workplace
  • Using Science Fiction to Innovate
  • Future Casting

Professor Ajit Karnik

Professor Ajit Karnik is a Professor of Economics in the School of Business, and has both a PhD and MA in Economics from the University of Bombay. He is a fellow of Wolfson College (Cambridge University, UK) and a Life Member of the Institute for Social and Economic Change (Banglore), the Indian Economic Association, and The Indian Econometric Society. He has authored and co-authored in many journals, and his research interests include economic growth, public finance, political economy, and applied econometrics.

Dr Tenia Kyriazi (SFHEA)

Dr Tenia Kyriazi, Associate Professor of Law and Senior Fellow at the Higher Education Academy, UK. Dr Tenia completed her Undergraduate & Postgraduate studies in Law in Greece and the UK before qualifying as an attorney in Athens. She is currently the Head of Law and Politics Programmes and the Chair of the Teaching and Learning Committee at the University. Dr Tenia’s areas of teaching include EU Law, Public International Law and Human Rights Law and she is passionate about exploring innovative strategies to promote student learning and to develop collaborations that bridge academia with practice. Through her research, publications, project and consultative work, which inform her teaching practice, she examines issues of international human rights law, mostly relating to education, gender, migration and trafficking in human beings.

Dr Cody Paris

Dr Cody Paris is the Deputy Director for Academic Planning and Research and an Associate Professor in the School of Law and Business School. He is also a Senior Research Fellow with the University of Johannesburg. He holds a PhD in Community Resource Development, a MSc in Tourism Studies, and a BIS in International Geography and Political Science. He has authored and co-authored nearly 100 academic articles, book chapters, and papers in conference proceedings and his research has been recognised widely. He serves on the Editorial Boards of several leading journals, and currently serves as an elected member of the Executive Board of both the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research, and the Travel and Tourism Research Association Asia Specific Chapter.

Dr Evangelos Moustakas

Dr. Evangelos Moustakas is an Associate Professor in Digital Marketing at the Marketing Department of Middlesex University in Dubai and Head of the Centre of Innovation and Excellence. He has been teaching Electronic Marketing, Social Media Strategy and e-Commerce. He is the founder of the Research Group Saudi Marketing and co-manager for Alpha Media Digital Communications Corporation in Riyadh. He develops social media strategies for organisations in Europe and the Middle East. He has authored a large number of research publications and presented his work at International Conferences. He is also a regular invited columnist to several Digital Marketing and Technology publications.

Dr Fehmida Hussain

Dr Fehmida Hussain is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK and a Chartered IT professional, with over 20 years of experience comprising senior leadership roles and teaching in higher education, as well as academic research and work within the IT industry. Dr Fehmida’s research areas include cognitive modeling, health informatics, e-Learning, Cloud Computing and digital forensics and she is passionate about promoting careers for girls in STEM. Her philosophy about academia is to devise innovative practices in the classroom and beyond, to enrich the student experience and prepare future generations for the challenges of the 21st century.

Dr Michael Kloep

Dr Michael Kloep is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Middlesex University Dubai. Dr Michael gained his MA and PhD in Economics in Germany, and is a Life Member of the DROPS foundation – the Direct Relief of Poverty & Sickness Worldwide Education and Healthcare initiatives. He also heads up the University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship & Business Excellence, an initiative which helps students and business partners to develop their ideas into new businesses via high-impact learning, the collaboration of research and experience, practical education and entrepreneurial knowledge. Dr Michael’s learning and teaching interests include; marketing, communications & strategy research, economics & business optimisation methods, and innovation & entrepreneurship.

Dr Anthony Murphy

Dr Anthony Murphy is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and the Head of the Centre for Applied Research. He holds a BSc In Psychology, PGCert in Research Methods and Statistics, PGCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, MSc in Forensic Psychology, and a PhD in Clinical Forensic Psychology. He is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society, an Associate Fellow of the BPS, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has a background in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research and attempts to apply methodological pragmatism to problem solving in research methods.

Pallavi Kishore

Pallavi Kishore is a Senior Lecturer and Campus Programme Coordinator at Middlesex University Dubai. Along with her BSc in Statistics, Pallavi also has a Master’s in International Business and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Arab Emirates Chartered Accountants and Accountants and Auditors Association, UAE. Pallavi’s teaching and learning interests include financial and management accounting, business statistics and marketing research, amongst others.


In order to provide the complete package experience, as part of our corporate programme offering, we have accommodation options available. Our accommodation is located just 10 minutes away from the campus, in a compound of 20 luxury villas, situated close to transport links, Mall of the Emirates, and other key attractions in Dubai. We offer competitive guest rates as part of this offer. For more information contact


As another value added service as part of the corporate offering we provide complimentary transportation services from the accommodation and to the metro shuttle throughout the duration of the programme.

Summer Programmes

Our Summer Programmes will be led by leading faculty with extensive academic and professional experience. The programmes provide professionals with a route of continued professional development, along with a chance to build connections and enhance their skillset. All participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance and completion.


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