Faculty of Business and Economics
 
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The Faculty of Business and Economics is divided into five departments - Department of Accounting, Department of Business Administration, Department of Economics, Department of Finance & Banking and Department of Marketing Follow the links below to visit department sites:
 

 Accounting

 

 Business Administration

 

 Economics

         

Finance & Banking

 

 Marketing

 

 Development Studies

 

Welcome

The Faculty of Business and Economics offers you the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the factors that affect wealth, how scarce resources are allocated and how to become successful in all aspects of the business world. By teaching the core concepts, practices and techniques of these disciplines, our faculty develops analytical, quantitative, computing, presentation and other transferable skills required by employers in both the private and public sectors.

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About Us

Established in 2002, the Faculty of Business and Economics has rapidly become the most unique and distinguished of its kind in Palestine. We offer academic programs that are comparable to those offered by leading Higher Education Institutions in Palestine, as well as abroad.

Our faculty aims to provide students with a strong base of education in accounting, business administration and economics that will equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge for any of these chosen fields. It combines theory with real world applications, to develop a professional workforce.

In an unsteady economic climate, our business and economics programs have been designed to be adaptable to the needs of society, and train professionals to meet the urgent needs of the Palestinian community.

A variety of teaching and training methods are in use by the Institute of Business & Economics, with the objectives of achieving enhancing leadership abilities and improving analytical skills. In addition to formal lectures, students have to analyze case studies and prepare assignments. Students also participate in real-world events and attend applied workshops.

In the past, our graduates have gone on to have extremely successful careers. Our graduates go on to help business organizations in Palestine, and competitive contenders in global business market. Over the past four decades, unfair policies practiced by Israeli Occupation Authorities have eroded the competitiveness of the Palestinian Economy. Therefore, we as a faculty must look for innovative ways to educate a new generation of business leaders to meet the economic changes of the world. We look to nurture students talents into those who are capable of integrating the Palestinian economy into the economies of rest of the region.

Degrees and specializations

(FBE) was established in 2002.  with accreditation from the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education to offer undergraduate degree programs in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Coordinated by the Dean of the Faculty and the Assistant Dean. FBE programs are administered by three academic departments: Accounting, Economics and Business Administration. The FBE offers five minors in:  Accounting, Business Administration, Economics  Finance, Marketing.

Teaching Methods

A variety of teaching and training methods are in use by the Institute of Business & Economics with the objectives of achieving enhancing leadership abilities and improving analytical skills. In addition to formal lectures, students have to analyze case studies and prepare assignments using the computer. They also participate in simulation and attend applied workshops. Teaching and training at the institute are supported by programmed field in a diversified set of organization in line with the career planning of the student.

General requirements

General requirements

  • General Secondary School Certificate or equivalent with a minimum average of 75% for science stream or / and of 80% for Arts and commerce streams.
  • Qualifying exam in Mathematics. Students who do not pass the exam, are required to follow an introductory course of Mathematics.
  • Computer skills, English Language   and Mathematics   are the major skills and competences that could enable students to achieve the learning objectives of the FBE.
  • In all undergraduate programs offered by FBE ,student has to pass 132 credit hours. 48 of which are core courses and major requirements and 27 credit hours.

The learning objectives of FBE ensure that the curricula remain relevant to the needs of stakeholders.  It is anticipated that graduates of the FBE are:

  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and writing.
  • Apply effectively interpersonal skills as a leader of a team in performing group tasks in business and professional organization.
  • Apply logic in making decision
  • Use effectively quantitative and analytical skills in solving business problem
  • Use information technology to assess the impact of technology on business strategy.