Business Administration Dean's Message

Prof. Nehale Farid Mostapha

Dean, Faculty of Business Administration

I would like to congratulate our new students for joining Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) in Beirut Arab University. We have earned a strong reputation among the top universities in Lebanon and the Middle East based on our innovative programs and distinguish research.

The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA), established in 1961, is one of the ten existing faculties of BAU that are fully recognized by the Directorate General of Higher Education in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Lebanon. FBA was initially established with three academic departments (Accounting, Business Administration, Economics and Political Sciences). Postgraduate studies (Diplomas, Master degrees, PhDs in all fields of specialization) started in 1992. It counts over 22,874 graduates over the last 50 years. Today, FBA has three academic departments: Accounting, Business Administration and Economics. In 2013, FBA brought some additional amendments to its BBA programme and currently offers seven majors: Accounting, Management, Economics, Banking & Finance, Marketing, Hospitality & Tourism, and Management Information Systems, thus giving students new opportunities for specialization. Our strategy is to modernise our programs and enhance their quality. Consequently, in June 2015, FBA was awarded accreditation for its BBA and MBA programmes from the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) in Germany to become the first to be accredited by FIBAA in Lebanon and the region. In May 2017, FBA has opened a trading room for teaching and research, which makes FBA one of the modern business faculties. Starting from Fall 2017/18 FBA will launch the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program to offer different postgraduate programs and better serve the Lebanese community as a whole. Furthermore, FBA is seeking the accreditation from professional bodies to guarantee that our students are well equipped for diverse challenges in business environment. Joining FBA will help students to shape and enhance their future due to the diverse range of courses designed for undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD.

FBA greatest resource is people, our academic staff have a distinguished reputation for their research and teaching since they work on the forefront of their disciplines therefore our superior students are prepared to be entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. With outstanding faculty staff, FBA is distinguished for its continuous research and development to improve its curriculum in a way that meets the dynamic and rapidly changing business environment and to make sure that we provide a real world practical experience to our students. With the right people and programs in the right place, we are creating a new standard in business education. FBA strives to graduate students who integrate immediately and instinctively into the business environment.

FBA staff in collaboration with the advisory committee, which constitutes of world class members of direct contact with the work place constantly seeks to improve the quality of education in a way that meets the needs of the market.

Once graduated you will join a proud and highly accomplished family of more than 23000 FBA alumni, men and women who have made a lasting mark in the world of business and have attained the highest levels of personal and professional success. Our graduates will assist you with mentorship, career advice and business contacts during your studies and throughout your careers.

We encourage you to visit our distinctive faculty in person to be part of our success.