Dubai Business Associates Program 2024 for Graduates (Fully Funded)

Training in Business Administration , in Business and Law
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Apply Before : April 1, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 223493
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Business
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 9 Months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The Dubai Business Associates Program applications are open to exceptional international graduates.  The program stands as a fully funded opportunity for exceptional graduates aspiring to study and engage in business within the vibrant city of Dubai. It is operating under the valued support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Functioning as a bridge between higher education and the professional working world, this transformative 9-month program, managed by Falcon and Associates, fosters an environment for the development of global leaders through experiential learning and cross-cultural experiences.

The program adopts an experiential and project-based learning approach, including academic modules, placements, and strategy consulting. Associates benefit from master classes with industry leaders, skills development training, cultural events, and excursions.

The curriculum integrates hard business skills, soft skills, and consulting expertise, providing a full understanding of the corporate landscape. Falcon and Associates, established in 2009, manage the program with a focus on education, sports, and events.

Key Details

Application Dates:

  • Early Admissions: Open on 1 December 2023 – 31 January 2024 (11:59 PM GST)
  • Decision Announcement: 15 March 2024
  • Regular Admissions: Open on 1 February 2024 – 1 April 2024 (11:59 PM GST)
  • Decision Announcement: 31 May 2024

Coming Program Duration: September 2024 to June 2025

Organizer: Falcon and Associates

Program Duration: 9 months

Countries Eligible: All

Target Groups: Recent university graduates

Host Country: Dubai, UAE

Number of Opportunities: Not specified

Benefits of the Dubai Business Associates Program

Participants will benefit from the program as follows:

  • Dubai Business Associates Program is a fully funded opportunity that covers return flights to and from Dubai at the start and end of the program, accommodation, and medical insurance.
  • Provides experiential and project-based learning.
  • Brings exposure to academic modules, placements, and strategy consulting.
  • Offers master classes with industry leaders.
  • Provides skills development training.
  • Include cultural events and excursions.
  • Assists the participants with the assignment of career and life coaches.
  • Integration of hard business and soft skills.
  • Development of cultural understanding.
  • Opportunity to become a professional cultural ambassador for Dubai and the UAE.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Recent university graduate (bachelor’s or higher) with 0-3 years of working experience in any field of study.
  • Proficiency in both verbal and written English, with ideally 1 additional language.
  • Keen interest in international and Dubai business
  • have a curious and inquiring mind.
  • Demonstrated hard skills in financial, accounting, marketing, and strategy metrics.
  • Familiarity with consulting fundamentals and tools, focusing on strategy consulting.
  • Ability to develop a business plan from ideation to completion.
  • Strong soft skills including leadership, presentation, negotiation, communication, teamwork, agility, and problem-solving.
  • Cultural understanding was gained through living, studying, and working together for 9 months.

Required Documents

To complete the application process for the Dubai Business Associates Program, kindly submit the following documents, it is better to have them ready in advance:

  • Updated CV highlighting relevant experience and studies.
  • Cover Letter: Select 2-3 placement partners, explain why they are interesting, and showcase how you are a good fit, addressing their current and forecasted challenges.
  • Clear and professional photo of yourself.
  • Video Biography: A 90-second video presenting your personality, passions, hobbies, and relevant attributes that complement your CV and Cover Letter.

How to Apply for the Dubai Business Associates Program?

To apply for the Dubai Business Associates program, submit the above documents through the official application portal:


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