CBL International’s Dubai Law School offers delegates an intensive 2-week session featuring lectures by local and international professors, successful managers and CEOs, and lawyers in the fields of Arabic business, management, and business law.
In addition to the academic aspects of the program delegates will learn about the Arabic culture and experience an unforgettable travel experience in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai Law School is a program with a very interdisciplinary approach.
Combining lecture time, preparation, study time, and tests, each Dubai Law School is designed to be equivalent to 3-4 ECTS credits or 1-2 US credits. Delegates are invited to participate in an examination of Arabic language and culture and hand in a written essay. In addition, delegates will have the possibility to take part in cultural activities and fully immerse themselves in the Arabic way of life.
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Dubai Law School 2017 Sessions
Winter 2017: December 27, 2016 – January 6, 2017
Winter 2018: TBD
Dubai: Financial Hub in the Middle East including Financial Markets & Islamic Finance: This course will look at how Dubai has become a hub financially for the Middle East over the last 20 years.
Legal Framework for Trade, Aviation & Logistics: Using case studies of international organizations like FedEx, students will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationship between logistics, trade & aviation and discuss how much more growth these sectors can support in the Middle East.
Corporate Law & Start-Up in the Middle East: The course covers the legal processes organizations need to follow in order to start a business in the Middle East. Using corporate law case studies, delegates will gain an understanding of the legal system in Dubai and in particular knowledge of corporate law.
Taxation Law in the Middle East & Free Trade Zones: This course begins with a study of taxation law and how this differs from European or US systems. In addition, the course will outline what trading in the Gulf really means for international corporations from a legal perspective and what limitations there are, if any.
Hospitality and Real Estate Project Management: Through case studies and site visits, the course will provide delegates with an understanding of the strategies in place to ensure company success for both local and international organizations, including current information on the real estate and hospitality market in Dubai and how the financial crisis has affected these sectors.
Intercultural Communication and Management in UAE: Delegates will discuss how organizations can overcome barriers and manage intercultural communication and achieve successful trade between the Middle East and the rest of the world.
A certificate and academic transcript will be issued to delegates, containing topics covered during the program. Dubai Law School is a certificate program that may be accountable for optional credits depending on the requirements of the home institution/school/university. Delegates should pass the test of Arabic Language & Culture course and they are also required to hand in an essay at the end of the program in order to obtain the academic transcript. Pre-reading materials will be distributed before the program starts.
Our professors are recruited from highly reputable universities and institutions and are experts and specialists in their field as well as bringing experience of teaching international summer programmes. Managers from international corporations will share their knowledge gained from long records of working in the UAE and communicate first-hand experience of working in Middle Eastern markets and doing business.
A certificate will be jointly issued by Higher Colleges of Technology and CBL International to delegates, containing topics covered during the program. Dubai Law School is a certificate program that may be accountable for optional credits depending on the requirements of the home institution/school/university. Delegates should pass the test of Arabic Language & Culture course and they are also required to hand in an essay at the end of the program in order to obtain the academic transcript. Pre-reading materials will be distributed before the program starts.
These features are offered complimentary in each session to all students:
Arabic Language Instruction: This course is an introduction to the Arabic language. It teaches delegates basic Arabic phrases and the correct pronunciation and provides a basic foundation of Arabic and gives students the necessary knowledge to communicate in everyday situations. The course will integrate intercultural communication along with language study to give students a cultural lens through which to enrich their overseas experience. An individual certificate will be issued to the delegate in addition to a program certificate.
Company Visits: In addition to lectures, delegates will venture outside of the classroom and get the chance to visit various international and Arabic companies, institutions, manufacturers and law firms to interact with managers, business people and lawyers from Dubai and abroad. Examples of company visits include:
- Emirates NBD
- Nakheel Properties
- Palace of Emirates
- FedEx Hub including Dubai International Airport
- Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
- Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
- Norton Rose LLP
- Burj Al Arab
- DP World
Cultural Activities: Throughout their stay, delegates will visit a wide range of cultural attractions to enhance their experience of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. In previous years, delegates have taken part in the following activities:
- Visit to Abu Dhabi
- Visit to Sharjah
- Desert Safari
- Visit to Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding
- Dubai Big Bus Tour