Graduate School of Business and its educational partner Bahrain Institute of
Banking and Finance (BIBF) welcomed 26 students to its Masters of Science in
Finance program in Manama, Bahrain, this fall.
represent the fifth cohort to enroll in the MS in Finance program, which
follows the same curriculum as the one taught at DePaul’s business school in
Chicago, but with an emphasis on international and Middle Eastern finance
matters. Courses are taught by a series of DePaul business faculty, who travel
to Manama to lead 10-week classes at BIBF’s educational facility.
Chicago as well as Bahrain benefit from our professors teaching in this program
because it provides faculty with first-hand exposure to business and finance in
an important region of the world economy--knowledge they incorporate into their
international business lectures back in Chicago,” says Dan Heiser, associate
dean for international programs, who led an orientation session for the new
complete the degree in about 15 months while maintaining their positions in
leading financial banking institutions in the Middle East. The MS in Finance
program has produced 112 graduates.
offers MBA and MS in Human Resources degrees with BIBF, with 35 students
currently enrolled in these degree programs. The DePaul-BIBF partnership has
offered graduate business education programs in Manama since 2000.