Eaton Business School strengthens the UAE’s position as a global education hub in the Middle East and Africa region

Date: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

News Highlights:

  1. The e-learning market in GCC countries will grow by 11% from 2021 to reach $569.04 million in 2025;
  1. The global online education market will reach US$585.48 billion by 2027, from US$269.87 billion in 2021;
  2. Up to 120 students will graduate through convocation later this month;
  3. Its parent company Westford Education Group employs approximately 350 professionals and currently has over 5,000 active students across the world. Over 15,000 students from 130 nationalities have graduated, making it the most cosmopolitan and global educational institution in the Middle East.

Eaton School of Business, a high-end online learning institution affiliated with a number of UK and European universities and accredited by Italy’s Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), will award the Master of Business Administration (MBA) to a new cohort of 120 learners from the Middle East and Asia and the Africa region on Monday, March 29, 2022, in the presence of GMU dignitaries and officials.

Most of the learners – who are successful in their professional careers – belong to countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa who take the MBA program not only to improve their knowledge, improve their skills, but also to obtain a new direction in their careers and lives through networking with other industry professionals around the world. This way, Eaton School of Business attracts many foreign students and thus strengthens the UAE’s position as a leading global center of learning – where new ideas and innovations would thrive.

Eaton School of Business has come a long way over the past five years to create a world-class, life-changing online educational ecosystem for successful career professionals, including C-level business leaders and we are truly proud of this achievement” , said Mashrook Ali, director of the Eaton business school.

“As a higher education institution, we follow the strictest and best international practices which guarantee a high quality education and degree recognized worldwide. Assignment-based assessment, reviewed by a set of internal and external academic experts, reflects academic integrity.

“As a result, enrollment in our university programs has multiplied simply by word of mouth – and without any marketing or advertising campaigns. The decision to join Eaton School of Business by learners in different countries is largely influenced by those who have already experienced career and life change after completing their education and graduating.

“The hard work of our team members over the past five years is now paying rich dividends – in the form of increased international student enrollment. In this way, we have created a global educational asset and are helping to strengthen the position of the United Arab Emirates as an important educational center. »

The e-learning market in GCC countries will grow by 11% to reach $569.04 million in 2025, according to Technavio, a global consulting firm. Over 65% of private educational institutions in the Middle East will adopt more e-teaching/learning services.

Working professionals from various business areas including supply chain, business analytics, finance, healthcare, project management and human resources are the main target group. The courses are for anyone who wants to advance in their career, upskill, grow in their business and can also be used for immigration purposes. The program also applies to people who want to network with other professionals around the world.

The global online education market will reach US$585.48 billion by 2027, from US$269.87 billion in 2021, according to Research and Markets, an international market intelligence provider.

The booming economy of the Middle East region due to huge investments in expanding business sectors will facilitate the spread of culture of each business through e-learning programs and trainings . The promotion of digitization of learning and training by providing electronic gadgets to the people by government authorities is advancing the Middle East region in the e-education/e-learning sector.

Due to the emergence of multiple sectors in the Middle East region, this indicates a huge market for vendors and opens the doors for new players to venture into the education/e-learning sector market in the Middle East. In addition, massive support from government authorities in the education sector, rapid pace of modern infrastructure and adoption of advanced technologies are expected to expand the online education/e-learning market in the Middle region. East, according to research.

E-learning in the UAE is growing at a CAGR of 10.3%. The UAE Online Education and e-Learning Market is Expected to See Strong Growth Driven by Increased Government Investments to Digitize the Education Sector, Massive Adoption and Positive Attitude students with regard to online learning.

Eaton Business School is playing a big role in attracting international students to the UAE while strengthening the country’s educational tourism portfolio which will continue to experience strong growth in the years to come.