The Winter Meeting of COBA Advisory Council

On Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020, the Advisory Council of the College of Business Administration (COBA) held its winter meeting via Zoom. It discussed a number of topics including the initiative to restructure its graduate and undergraduate programs, update, and strengthen its curricular and align them with the current trend in business education.

As well, the Council discussed the AACSB Accreditation project that is currently under way as part of the YU efforts to have its programs recognized and accredited by international accreditation institutions, such as AACSB. Furthermore, the Council discussed trends in the local labor market and any skills or demands that are not met by current business programs.


Members of COBA Advisory Council
Dr. Abdulaziz Alwathnani Dean of College of Business Administration
Mr. Abdulaziz Alsowailim Chairman and CEO of EY Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Dr. Abdullah Alshowaier CEO of Ashmore Saudi Arabia
Dr. Tariq Al Naeem CEO of MedGulf Insurance
Dr. Victoria Dalko Finance professor at Hult International Business School
Dr. Khaled Aladeem Associate Professor of Accounting at King Saudi University
Eng Fahad Alsemari Chief Transformation Officer at Riyad Bank
Eng. Turki Almaadhi General Manager for Mergers and Acquisitions at SABIC
Mr. Adeem Alsowailim MD & CEO and Co-founder of Falcom Holding Company and Falcom Financial Services